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Re: Please critique my charging schematic
Huh, it looks like some clever chinaman supplying West's finest products these days removed the fuseholders from the smallest panel, and replaced them with circuit labels??
Personally, I'd take it back to West and tell the man "You crazy man, gimme dollar!" and replace it with a proper panel. Even one of SeaDog's cheapies.
Or does that small panel have "Carling breakers" ?? (??)
Those inline fuse holders will work, sure, but if they just dangle around, that stresses the wires and they may break. So now you've got four holders to tape or clamp down, four less accessible fuses...it can work, but do you really want to do it that way, when a proper panel can still be used?
Or, you could drill four holes in the West panel and install four glass fuse holders, the type where there's a twist-off cover to access the fuse. If Wet doesn't have them, RadioShack should, in the back of the store in the file drawers under "adults only, real electronic parts". (Honest, they don't shelve them up front anymore.)
WTF were they thinking at West? they could just omit all four swtiches and sell a decal that looked like a panel, if they wanted to make a really cheap one. (!)