The bow thruster batteries are up by the bow thruster and i have a 6awg cable running up there from the charger overkill for 24 v.
Bow thruster battery.
Refer to the bow thruster current requirements to determine this figure.
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Parts list automotive battery with enough capacity to run the device for the longest job.
In september s magazine nigel calder answers a reader s query about installing a bow thruster battery.
The anchor windlass batteries are in the engine room about 45 feet away.
Sorry to be late on this thread but the bow thruster must be on the starter battery unless it has its own battery on a separate circuit with a charge splitter.
The engine is normally running at low revs for perhaps 30 to 40 minutes at.
Here is the full text of the question and reply dear ym i wish to fit a bow thruster which is rated at 575ah to my sailing yacht.
We strongly advise the use of a float charger during winter storage.
Vetus offers 2 different types of marine battery series with its own characteristics.
This article was written for a 12 volt winch or bow thruster.
The battery capacity of the auxiliary will be a function of how long you think you will need the bow thruster in one session and how often sessions will occur.
During the boating season the batteries are able to supply both small constant loads as well as heavy but short loads for the use of a bow thruster.
Have someone activate the bow thruster while you measure the voltage across the terminals.
Since then the trollbridge chargers for 24 volt equipment have been introduced that can handle winches and bow thrusters up to 15 horsepower.
To be sure you will need to have a comprehensive test performed on the battery to confirm this.
So no problem on getting the juice to the battery.