VansAirForceForums  
Home > VansAirForceForums

-POSTING RULES
-Advertise in here!
- Today's Posts | Insert Pics

Keep VAF Going
Donate methods

Point your
camera app here
to donate fast.

  #1  
Old 09-15-2013, 05:19 PM
Mark Dickens's Avatar
Mark Dickens Mark Dickens is offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Collierville, TN (KFYE)
Posts: 1,446
Default Strobe Wiring

I was planning to wire everything from each wing to sealed connectors at the wing root, so I can just "plug and play" when I mount the wings for good.

My question is about the shielded three conductor cable for the Whelen strobes. What is the right way to handle the shield? Is it correct to allocate 4 connector pins, three for the power and trigger (red,black,yellow) and one for the shield?
__________________
RV-8 #81077 Super Slow Build
Dynon Skyview HDX, Titan IOX-370, Dual P-Mags, AFP FM200A FI, Whirlwind 200RV CS Prop
First Flight 11/20/2016
https://www.marksrv8.com
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-15-2013, 05:47 PM
BobTurner BobTurner is offline
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Livermore, CA
Posts: 7,296
Default

Four pins. Remember these wires carry high voltage, I wouldn't want any potential source of sparks too close to fuel line/vent connections.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-16-2013, 09:49 AM
cjhammes's Avatar
cjhammes cjhammes is offline
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Bettendorf, IA
Posts: 140
Default

Hi Mark-

I did the same as you are planning. 4 pin connector and no issues.
__________________
Charlie Hammes
RV-8, N525RV Flying
RV-8, N208CH in process
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:09 AM.


The VAFForums come to you courtesy Delta Romeo, LLC. By viewing and participating in them you agree to build your plane using standardized methods and practices and to fly it safely and in accordance with the laws governing the country you are located in.