Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 12-09-2008, 20:39   #16
Registered User

Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Keswick, ON Canada
Boat: Islander 36
Posts: 81
Correction to my previous post as found by MidLandOne (thanks):

Impedance is the total value of resistance, capacitance and inductance .... Capacitive and Inductive reactance values depend on circuit frequency ... for dc f=0Hz....

I will be more careful next time - promised.

Chris
__________________

__________________
Rodz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2008, 20:58   #17
Registered User

Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 1,967
Mike is right that it is much better to bring the cables in at opposite ends of the bank (e.g. the negative cable attaches to the battery farthest way from where the positive cable attaches). This helps to charge and discharge all batteries equally. The attached is a diagram of 6v batteries wired for 12v but the wiring is the same (credit to Sonnenschein Gel Cell Batteries for the picture)

Carl

[IMG]file:///Users/Home/Library/Caches/TemporaryItems/moz-screenshot.jpg[/IMG]
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Copy_of_6vSets.gif
Views:	100
Size:	34.1 KB
ID:	5051  
__________________

__________________
CarlF is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2008, 21:00   #18
CF Adviser
 
Pelagic's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Oct 2007
Boat: Van Helleman Schooner 65ft StarGazer
Posts: 6,890
Here is my final ( as installed) drawing.

I saw the option to keep my original 1800w inverter in place and operational along with the 3000w Multi inverter. Since this put the size of the main feeds at the upper limits of a theoretical full load, I decided to double up on those wires just to be safe.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Final Scaled New Batt layout.JPG
Views:	96
Size:	55.2 KB
ID:	5052  
__________________

__________________
Pelagic is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Series Drogue Crak Multihull Sailboats 58 13-01-2009 06:24
How to wire solar panelsL Series or Parallel? CSY Man Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 23 18-08-2007 16:42
parallel a circuit breaker skyking2 Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 13 03-11-2006 23:00
Series drogues BambooSailor Multihull Sailboats 13 01-12-2005 05:04
Yanmar GM Series Sonosailor Engines and Propulsion Systems 8 18-06-2003 21:32



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:06.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.