Thanks everyone for your input. The Aqua Signal connector looks like a great
idea as we take down the mast every year for haul out.
C&C 29 Mk 1
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> On Feb 18, 2018, at 1:27 PM, Paul Fountain <p...@seasource.ca> wrote:
> We use one of these on the wind cable to facilitate the removal of the mast
> instead of the white box.
> From: CnC-List <cnc-list-boun...@cnc-list.com> on behalf of Frederick G
> Street via CnC-List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Sunday, February 18, 2018 12:43:54 PM
> To: Jim Reinardy via CnC-List
> Cc: Frederick G Street
> Subject: Re: Stus-List Raymarine i50 & i60 installation tips?
> Paul — Ken is absolutely correct (as usual…) about the white wind vane cable
> connection box. As far as other installation tips, you can daisy-chain the
> instruments per the manual to share data across them. You will need to
> provide a power connection on the SeaTalkNG bus to power them; and you will
> need to properly terminate the bus in order for it to work reliably. If
> you’re tying in with an autopilot or MFD, that will make the SeaTalkNG bus
> more complicated.
> Contact me if you need more info.
> — Fred
> Fred Street -- Minneapolis
> S/V Oceanis (1979 C&C Landfall 38) -- on the hard in Bayfield, WI :^(
>> On Feb 18, 2018, at 8:11 AM, Ken Heaton <kenhea...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> The small white junction box is if you need to cut the wire at the base of
>> the mast to allow the mast to be removed from the boat without pulling the
>> wind Sensor cable all the way back to the instrument. You don't need to
>> install the white box right away, you could leave a couple of loops in the
>> cable near the mast base and run the wire to the wind instrument. You could
>> cut the cable and install the junction box later if you need to pull the
>> mast. When you do, you just bare the wires and insert into the little
>> terminals and tighten the screws.
>> There should be small spade connectors included in the kit to crimp onto the
>> cable at the back of the instrument.
>> Ken H.
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