Adding an Inverters on my boat


Postby cardcollection » Fri Mar 05, 2010 5:43 pm

My boat is wired for mains electric and the plug in has a covered female connection. I am wanting to put an inverter on the battery but the connection from that is also female. I assume that a male/male extention is out so would it be possible to change the plug to an ordinary male one?.

Pete.
cardcollection
Rank: Labourer
Progress to next rank:
0%
Posts: 1
Joined: Fri Mar 05, 2010 5:35 pm

Sponsor

Simply Build It

Postby ericmark » Sun Mar 07, 2010 12:35 am

I will assume the inverter has standard 13A socket which would be female of course.
The boat is likely to have a 16A plug which likely will have a shroud around the pins.
But as you say you will not have plug both ends. The forum does not allow pictures I would say your best option is to use one that does.
ericmark
Rank: Project Manager
Posts: 1749
Joined: Fri Oct 02, 2009 8:49 pm
Location: Mold, North Wales.

Display posts from previous
Sort by
Order by



  • DIY How to Project Guides

  • DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!



 


  • Related Topics