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Old 19-06-2010, 13:45   #1
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Adding a Circuit...

Finally decided to add some tunes to my Precision 28, in the way of a Jensen flush mount ipod/Sirius/am/fm receiver (no CD). Really seems to fit the bill for today's music options. Anyway, I'm not sure how to add another circuit - or, even better, to tap into the ACC circuit. Is there a crimp fitting with space for two 14ga wires? The ACC circuit only powers the cig lighter socket at the moment, and both the socket and the new radio are within 2 feet of the main power. thanks, hopefully its an easy solution, let's keep this uncomplicated.
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Old 19-06-2010, 16:38   #2
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There are Piggy-Back & Tab Adapter crimp terminals:
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It sounds as though you have the barest minimal electrical system.
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Thanks, that should do it. There are 10 circuits or so, cabin lights, nav lights, bilge, etc., as well as 120v AC breakers for shore power (120v and 12v are completely separate, there is no charger - I rarely use shore power). Seems like a normal system, there just isn't room to add another 12v switch on the panel. Your suggestion seems like the right answer, thanks!
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