Category: Wiring

Engine Room Component and Wiring Access

The installation wiring of the Mastervolt components provides an opportunity illustrate the mounting system devices for the engine room. Large-ish components, such as the battery charger and DC-DC converter, are mounted to an half inch acrylic panels. The panels are…

All Charged Up And Nowhere to Go

The 24V DC 30Amp battery charger is in place and functional. No real setup. Just wire it in, throw the switch on the AC panel, and push the charger’s “on” button. It just “works”. Can’t complain. Still to be wired:…

Pulling More Wire (Still)

Last weekend saw more wire being pulled. This is the last of the “bug stuff.” Size 4 AWG cable was run to the four “corners” of the boat for the 24VDC “legs”. This means two runs of wire, +(red) and…

Electrical System Components

Equipment mounts are being designed and cut. Components are being test fitted. Lots of wiring, terminal crimping and ziptie-ing to do before we even think of applying “power”.  Among the first components to be fitted are the 24volt-30amp battery charger…

Live AC 120

First, let me say that I ‘punted’ on the Blue Seas custom 360 panel idea (previously mentioned here). As much as it was fun to design, and would look cool, it would not be flexible enough for this project. The…

More Wire Pulled

Run through the port side upper conduit, installed way back when, is wiring for windlass control (AWG 16/4) thruster control (AWG 16/4) bow pulpit navigation light (AWG 14/2) The windlass and thruster cables are not current carrying. They will be…