Anderson lead length

Anderson lead length

Postby will 4x4 on Sun, 22 Jan 2017 5:34 +0000

Just wondering if having a 3m length lead with anderson plug running to my waeco fridge, if i will have any dramas with that
Only reason being is i want to be able to have my fridge under my awning when i set up camp, and that happens to be approx 3m of lead
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Re: Anderson lead length

Postby TOYZX on Sun, 22 Jan 2017 5:49 +0000

Depends on the size of the cable ya use. 6mm twin should cover it easy.

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Re: Anderson lead length

Postby wyworrie on Sun, 22 Jan 2017 8:38 +0000

so long as the cable is heavy enough that you don't get much voltage drop. The total resistance from the battery to the fridge and back to earth (-ve) should not exceed 0.1 - 0.12ohms.
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Re: Anderson lead length

Postby vincentvega on Mon, 23 Jan 2017 5:49 +0000

Keep it simple... a 3m extension made of 6mm twin will be totally fine.
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