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DIY vs. Professional Battery Installation for Your Marine Power System

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Although some mariners may be anxious to install their own power systems, others prefer to leave it in the hands of the professionals. Regardless of which route you choose, there are a few key things to consider before installing your marine power system. Following these simple guidelines will help ensure your safety and the safety of your batteries and boat electronics.

Things to Consider Before Installing Your Marine Electrical System

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Deep cycle house batteries, like any other batteries on a boat, should not be handled lightly. They contain a large amount of power with energy that can be released very quickly in a high current that contains a lot of heat. If installed incorrectly, there can be severe consequences.

Whether you plan on DIYing your system or hiring a professional installer, it’s essential that your system is installed with great attention to detail, ensuring proper placement, securing, and properly sized cables and fuses. Above all, safety is paramount. A good guideline is installing your boat batteries following ABYC standards. These have been designed to ensure you and anyone else on your boat stay safe while you’re out on the water.

Want to Learn More?

Check out the full Marine 101 series on our YouTube channel or through the Academy page on our website. For further questions or help designing the perfect marine power system, our technical sales team would love to help! You can reach by calling (855) 292-2831 or emailing [email protected].

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