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Old 02-29-2012, 01:25 PM   #1
Name: Gary
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help with WFCO installation

Help. I have a new WFCO 8712 converter charger. My current Scamp13 has no converter. I am pretty sure how to connect it to my 110v line, and to the battery etc. except that I have two questions.
1. The wiring diagram says to connect the provided Y shaped black line to a 15Amp breaker. Do I connect one, both, or one of each end to two different 15A breakers?
2. It looks like there are 4 12v circuits that need fuses. I am assuming I use standard 15A automotive fuses here. is that correct?

Trying to post pics, but they don't seem to come through...
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Old 02-29-2012, 01:26 PM   #2
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pictures are up

had to upload them to my ftp site first.
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Old 01-24-2021, 06:13 AM   #3
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Did you find where extra black wire went too, I’m having same problem , thanks tommy
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Old 01-24-2021, 06:57 AM   #4
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Maybe you can find it in one of these:
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Old 01-24-2021, 09:03 AM   #5
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I would NOT use 4 15A 12V DC fuses. If I read the specs correctly, the 8712 converter has a total 12V output of 12A.

Now on your circuits, its typical to have one for lights. Assuming you have LED lights (if not, I would change them), you probably only need a couple of amps on that circuit. Maybe use a 5A fuse, if not less.
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