Results 51 to 60 of 165
09-13-2012, 09:10 PM #51
09-13-2012, 09:11 PM #52
09-13-2012, 09:14 PM #53
09-13-2012, 09:42 PM #54
09-14-2012, 03:37 AM #55
So David, is there a difference in the Perko 2 battery switch that came in my boat and the blue seas 2 battery switch? I think I want to add a ACR this winter when I redo my stereo install and want to know if I need to buy a new switch
Sent from my iPhone newtys droid killer using TapatalkDavid
2008 Mobius LSV, Gravity III , Wake Plate, Z5, Exile SX65c's, Exile XM9s, Exile XI12D, Exile Harpoon, Exile SM600.1 , Exile Xi800.4.
09-14-2012, 10:21 AM #56
09-14-2012, 10:31 AM #57
An ACR will work just fine when used in conjunction with a traditional 3-post 1/2/BOTH/OFF dual battery switch like the commonly used Perko brand or the Blue Sea 9001e.
The real advantage to the Blue Sea OFF/ON/Combine 4-post dual circuit plus 5511 over the traditional switch, is when there is an on-board charger in the scheme.
09-14-2012, 10:38 AM #58
With one action, you can combine and isolate the loads from their source battery. Since the dual-circuit has 4 post, rather then 3, the ACR is isolated from the batteries when the switch is off, allowing the charger to properly charge and condition the battery banks. With the traditional 3-post switch, the ACR will end up combining the banks when the charger is on. This makes the batteries one large bank.
09-14-2012, 10:42 AM #59
David and Joe,
The switch in the photo is a conventional dual battery switch.
The dual circuit switch in the diagram is a 5511e.
The conventional dual battery switch in the above photo cannot be introduced into the above diagram as is.
So, post up a diagram of how you would wire a conventional dual battery switch in conjunction with an ACR/VSR.
There are several methods but the results are different. Again, draw it out to see.
09-14-2012, 12:21 PM #60A Day at the Lake...Priceless
A Day in Powder...Endless
2012 Möbius XLV~ Loaded & Exiled
2007 Outback V ~ sold