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Search: Posts Made By: barefoot
Forum: Electronics 04-25-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: new Instrument install

When I had to drill a hole for a Raymarine speed/depth transducer I simply put the plug in old transducer , marked the center of the plug and drilled the correct size hole with a hole saw. It was a...
Forum: Electronics 04-25-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By SteveInMD
Re: new Instrument install

I had the Raymarine dealer install my new transducers. The new thru-hull fittings were larger than the olds ones, so they drilled them out. Then they used an adhesive for the installation, not...
Forum: Electronics 04-25-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Gladrags1
Re: new Instrument install

Myself, I would make every effort to remove the existing transducers before drilling new holes in the bottom of my boat. Hopefully it will go better than you anticipate. Do you have good access from...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-24-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By Bene505
Re: Switching to LED's on mast

Doing some quick searches, this example LED masthead light uses 200ma at 12v.
http://www.starmarinedepot.com/smd/images/prodimages/smd/ZZ3026_L.jpg

My favorite voltage drop calculatior is Voltage...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-24-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Switching to LED's on mast

I wouldn't use wire smaller than 14 gauge for mast wiring whether Led or not. Maybe even larger (12 gauge) depending on length of run. Voltage drop is one issue and the durability of the wire is...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-23-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By muttskie
Re: Switching to LED's on mast

While using LEDs for navigation lights will reduce needed amperage to the fixture, the thing to remember is the length of the run and the needed voltage at the fixture. So, the gauge of the wire...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-23-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By Bene505
Re: Switching to LED's on mast

I believe LEDs could use 20 or 22 gauge wire. But you'll need a fuse or circuit breaker that limits the current to a level that the wire can handle (need it on any guage actually).

Regards,
Brad
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