SailNet Community - View Single Post - Battery Cable Sizing
View Single Post
post #1 of Old 02-18-2009 Thread Starter
I'd rather be sailing
labatt's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: The state of s/v/ Pelican
Posts: 1,899
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 11
Battery Cable Sizing

We're replacing our Xantrex Freedom 15 inverter/charger with a Freedom 25 in order to increase charging capacity for our new battery bank. We current have 1/0 cables, and the recommendation is to go to 2/0. Our charger goes to a bus bar which also has the alternator hooked to it, and then goes to our batteries (this is a VERY simplified description). The batteries are also connected via 1/0. Do I need to upgrade EVERYTHING to 2/0?

s/v "Pelican" Passport 40 #076- Finished Cruising - for the moment -
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
"Don't dream your life, live your dream" - Bob Bitchin'
"I'll see it when I believe it" - Me
labatt is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome