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Now the solar wiring is in the interior of the van, I still have to attach it to the breaker box and solar charge controller.
The #8 AWG wire transitions to a #6 AWG wire at the breaker box, to minimize voltage drop, and continues to the bus bars. Meanwhile, I clean up the wiring with cable ties.
I add a 12 count fuse block and connect the wiring to the bus bars. Then the roof vent is connected to the fuse block with a 16 gauge wire. The roof vent allows me to fully test this 12V system.
This minimal setup is now ready for the batteries, which is shown in the next video.
Hi Van, what size and brand power post did you install in the breaker box for the negative controller cable?
Thanks for your help.
It was a “Blue Sea Systems 2011 PowerPost High Amperage Cable Connector” with a stud size 1/4″-20 x 3/4″.
http://18.104.22.168/buy/power-post-2011 (Amazon affilate link)