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Distribution board
« on: April 12, 2015, 04:26:36 PM »

I need  Some kind of board that I can connect 2 different battery voltages coming in 6v 12v and then send out to the different equipment like mixer 6v and lighting 12v deck winch esc 12v  would like 1 board as limited for space thanks for the help
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Re: Distribution board
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2015, 05:58:44 PM »

This is the only product I know of which will do what you need. Its supply is just one voltage because it has regulators to reduce that to the other (lower) ones. Do pay attention to the maximum current loadings, however.
http://www.harbormodels.com/site08/main_pages/power_distribution_panel.htm
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Re: Distribution board
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2015, 06:11:37 PM »

Yeah know about that one just too big for the space available
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Re: Distribution board
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2015, 07:18:44 PM »

Would prefer something with screw terminals
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Re: Distribution board
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2015, 09:38:03 AM »

The first board linked to "looks" like it "might" accept standard size screw terminal strips for PCBs, but that's a guess because no dimensions are given.  Adds bulk and unreliability, but then screw terminals, compactness and reliability in an environment with movement don't usually go together. 
If its just distribution that is wanted, screw terminal strips are available in most hardware stores, just use one side to loop the chosen groups of terminals and the other side for inputs and outputs.  Keep the ground line solid and simple, make sure that the different voltage groups stay separate.
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Re: Distribution board
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2015, 09:53:31 AM »

I'd go anywhere for a "100% satifiation service" (2nd E-Bay item). I wonder which two words collided to make that one? It looks like something George "Dubya" might have said!
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Re: Distribution board
« Reply #7 on: April 15, 2015, 10:07:25 AM »

I'd go anywhere for a "100% satifiation service" (2nd E-Bay item). I wonder which two words collided to make that one? It looks like something George "Dubya" might have said!
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Re: Distribution board
« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2015, 11:57:38 PM »

I need  Some kind of board that I can connect 2 different battery voltages coming in 6v 12v and then send out to the different equipment like mixer 6v and lighting 12v deck winch esc 12v  would like 1 board as limited for space thanks for the help

What Dimensions are you looking at?
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Re: Distribution board
« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2015, 04:36:33 PM »

About 3 inch by 3 inch
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Re: Distribution board
« Reply #10 on: April 18, 2015, 10:39:46 PM »

About 3 inch by 3 inch

Can you make one? I made one out of a plastic box that I bought from an electrical supply store. Mine measured 65 x 115 but they had multiple sizes in stock. I drew up mu own wiring diagram and went with that. I have 7.5v and 6v coming in, and being split into the various factions that I need.
I have supplied my wiring diagram as an example.
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Re: Distribution board
« Reply #11 on: April 19, 2015, 01:16:33 AM »

Sorry but not that good
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Re: Distribution board
« Reply #12 on: April 19, 2015, 05:14:00 AM »

Sorry but not that good

Neither am I. But it was the only way to get exactly what I needed.
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Re: Distribution board
« Reply #13 on: April 22, 2015, 08:33:51 AM »

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