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Back Side of A Battery Switch
15-MAY-2012

Back Side of A Battery Switch

Over the years I have learned that my customers who are willing to pay for the labeling want and prefer the wires to be labeled in a "common sense" fashion. I try to label so that even a novice with wires can undestand it. This is not always easy but once you get a system it becomes easier.

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Common sense labeling on a boat means that each label is wired as "TO" or "FROM" and the device, load, panel, charger, panel etc. that corresponds with that wire...
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In this photos you can see how easy it is to determine what goes where and what comes from where. If you needed to find the in-line fuse for the Duo Charger it would take two seconds to find.

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For those of you that are marine electrical professionals this also makes over the phone trouble shooting considerably easier when your customer has an issue in a far and distant location from where you are. These little details go a long way towards your customers overall satisfaction with you and may turn into referrals! How many boaters know how to read a wiring diagram or even could locate it on the boat..?
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I like "common sense" labeling where it is appropriate.


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