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Old 10-01-2012, 06:15 PM
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Default wire panel to a single connector

AMP 37 pin connector is full. now I need another one.



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Old 10-01-2012, 07:41 PM
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AMP 37 pin connector is full. now I need another one.



I used a 63 pin Amp CPC connector, plus two 12-pin Universal Mate-N-Lok connectors for power and ground connectioins to the panel.

I don't switch any power on the panel, all that is done with a relay tray in mid-fuselage. This allows me to route 22 AWG control wires rather than larger power wires.

The UML connectors carry redundant grounds and power for the avionics.
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Old 10-02-2012, 06:30 AM
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I don't switch any power on the panel, all that is done with a relay tray in mid-fuselage.
that is a neat idea.
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Old 10-02-2012, 12:19 PM
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Default wiring single source

Vern, do you have any pictures or diagrams how that lays out. That sure would cut down on connectors if you want disconnectabilty with the systems.. Thanks.
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Old 10-02-2012, 10:44 PM
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Default panel power wires are 16 gauge

all of my power wires on the panel and from the panel are 16 gauge. that makes getting all the wires in a squeeze.
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Old 10-03-2012, 08:20 PM
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Vern, do you have any pictures or diagrams how that lays out. That sure would cut down on connectors if you want disconnectabilty with the systems.. Thanks.
Here's a link to my Rocket schematic. You will need to download the Express PCB application from here.

Note: I don't have the time to answer any questions about this schematic ... you're on your own.
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Old 11-26-2012, 04:06 PM
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Default now two connectors for panel

wiring complete. two bundles each side by side allowed enough room for cover to clear. that's a lot of wire! now to insulate the firewall. I have the heavy ceramic insulation recommended by Dan H and I thinking of how best to attach it to the firewall.....



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RV-9A, Tip-up, Superior O-320, roller lifters, 160HP, WW 200RV, dual impulse slick mags, oil pressure = 65 psi, EGT = 1300F, flight hours = 900+ for all

Simplicity is the art in design.
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www.rvplasticparts.com

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