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Re: Voltage tester idea

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Originally Posted by Stu Jackson View Post
Could you not deliberately oversize the wires from your bank to your voltmeter?
Actually, I'm in the process of upgrading some of the wiring on the boat right now. The little plug-in meter is being replaced with a hard-wired one (and an "(ON)-OFF-(ON)" toggle switch, so I don't have to switch the master switch back and forth to test both banks). However, I am going to run heavier gauge wire to all the plugs to avoid voltage drops.

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