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Group Buy LECTROTAB – Yamaha Group Buy - Now Through Oct 2020!

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Just be aware of the wire sizing/length vs. ampacity of the circuit. Most circuits can be a 10% voltage drop, but other circuits, amps etc. may require a 3% voltage drop. The length of run for a guage is both the positive and ground loop combined.

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So so feeding a total of 25' out and back from/to the battery is ok for a 10% V drop with a run of 6ga. and 100a.
 
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Just be aware of the wire sizing vs. ampacity of the circuit. Most circuits can be a 10% voltage drop, but other circuits, amps etc. may require a 3% voltage drop. The length of run for a guage is both the positive and ground loop combined.

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So so feeding a total of 25' out and back to the battery is ok for a 10% V drop with a run of 6ga. and 100a.
Not a bad idea to put a 60 amp circuit breaker back in the battery compartment on that 6ga. Main Buss.
 

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Not a bad idea to put a 60 amp circuit breaker back in the battery compartment on that 6ga. Main Buss.
Ya, you definitly want a circuit breaker at the battery. I put a 100a C.B. at the battery and fed the Blue Sea 6-ckt +/- fuse panel with 6ga., but I mounted mine in the head/storage locker on the port side, carpet covered plywood aft bulkhead. A much shorter run than the starboard side. I have my vhf and fishfinder directly above on the dash. When I added trim tabs and an amp later to the helm, it was an easy, short run across the ski locker ceiling and into the helm for the power/ground feeds.

I did not fill the panel to it's amperage limit.

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Across the top of the ski locker.

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Also remember that a circuit breaker is designed to trip at 80% it's current rating.

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Battery shown before the positve post insulator/protector were installed.
 

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Anyone know if there plans of a March-ish group buy like there was in 2020? I wasn’t able to get my order in last fall and have been kicking myself about it since.
 

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I would love to get a set too if we do end up with a group buy
 

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Yes I would buy now as well. I didn't get them last year.
 

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Yes I would buy now as well. I didn't get them last year.
I spoke with Russ at LectroTab this week and after mentioning the forum he was willing to give me a 45% break off of MSRP - I plan to order next week!
 

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For the ALC-1 Auto Leveling control, does this have to be tied into the GPS or NMEA? I have a Simrad GO9 so wondering if it can be connected to this unit.

Also, how many hours is it taking you guys to install? I called around and dealers are quoting 3-4 hours. does that seems high or inline?
 

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What drove you to that vs the MLC? (I am not considering the automatic ALC at this point)
I liked the control panel and how it functions over the MLC, and after a discussion with Russ the SLC seemed like the fit and its their newer model I guess. For the ALC, I didn't feel I needed it for the extra dough. Most of the time they will be fully retracted until I need them. I boat in both the great lakes and a lot of inland lakes. I wanted them to smooth out the nasty chop that I run into. Plus the price is almost $500 difference. That is another Lithium battery or half the cost of my chartplotter. Seemed prudent to just do the Manual with the SLC controller, for me, imho.
 

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I don’t have a 190, but I think you want to put them where I marked in red. Are they too big for there? If so, you should call Lectrotab to discuss.
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