Voltage Drop And Cable Lengths

Being able to separate the battery from the motor can be a key component and requirement of your electric outboard installation. However, due to the often high amperage drawn by the motors (especially true if using a lower voltage eg 12v system), we need to be aware of some key issues and then understand how …

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Convert AWG to MM

AWG to MM Conversion Guide When selecting and buying electrical cable, many UK and international buyers face difficulty confusion when looking at AWG sizing. Conversely, when American buyers see mm, confusion reins. The AWG (American Wire Gauge) system was created by the Brown & Sharpe company and accepted a standard n 1857 and is a logarithmic stepped …

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Understanding Amps, Watts, Volts and Ohms!

We’re all increasingly dependent on electricity. How many of us know the difference between a 60 watt and a 100 watt bulb, or how the voltage from the wall socket supplies the power to charge our mobile phones?   Let’s get a basic understanding of the terminology and how they relate to each. This will …

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