You are using an unsupported browser. Please update your browser to the latest version on or before July 31, 2020.
close
Home > Solar Kit Support > Solar Kit Support: 500+ Watts > Solar AE 6: Solar Disconnect Wire Switching
Solar AE 6: Solar Disconnect Wire Switching
print icon

Disconnect all power sources before proceeding

Wait until complete night or cover your panels with an opaque material. Any sunlight that touches the panel can generate voltage and cause bodily harm. 

Electricity can be very dangerous. Installation should be performed only by a licensed electrician or qualified personnel.

 

Steps

  1. Turn switch to OFF
  2. Use an open-end wrench (13/16" or adjustable) to loosen the top cable glands
  3. Use a Philips screwdriver to loosen the cover screws and remove the cover
  4. Use a Philips screwdriver to loosen the top terminal screws labeled 1 & 3
  5. Pull wires out of terminals and through cable glands
  6. Insert the wires into the opposite cable glands (red to terminal 3 and black to terminal 1)
  7. Tighten the screw terminals
  8. Tighten the cable glands
  9. Repeat stems 1-9 on the other switch
  10. Turn switches to ON

 

Figure 1- Cable gland and cover screw illustration

 

Figure 2 - terminal screw illustrationĀ 

 

Figure 3 - final assembly illustrationĀ 

 

 

 

 

 It is easier to switch the wires at the battery. 

Feedback
0 out of 0 found this helpful

scroll to top icon