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urassner
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Re: Suggestions for power supply for AP 900 GTO [Re: Starhawk]
      #6049940 - 08/28/13 12:37 AM

I looked at the battery boxes, but decided on a 16 inch Stanley toolbox, which is a little bit smaller and has two lid organizes in which I am planning to put a main power switch and resettable fuse switches, so that they do not get pressed accidentally. Depending on how much room there is in the lid organizer, I might put the lighter sockets in there as well.

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Starhawk
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Re: Suggestions for power supply for AP 900 GTO new [Re: urassner]
      #6055106 - 08/30/13 09:11 PM

I was thinking extra room in the trolling motor boxes could be used to put some styrofoam insulation around the battery and maybe build the charger into the box with it.

-Rich


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frobi6852
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Reged: 07/11/11

Re: Suggestions for power supply for AP 900 GTO new [Re: urassner]
      #6057151 - 09/01/13 05:59 AM

Pyramid PS15KX 10A 13.8-Volt Power Supply $60.00 at Amazon

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Chris.Baron
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Reged: 12/17/06

Loc: Oakville Ontario Canada
Re: Suggestions for power supply for AP 900 GTO new [Re: frobi6852]
      #6226975 - 12/01/13 12:41 PM

I know this is a late post to this thread, but I just took ownership of one of these beauties myself and was looking for power solutions. I only need to power the mount itself, yet given what it cost me, really wanted to make sure I didn't buy something cheap that could end up damaging the mount. I was also concerned about dew/frost as most of the power supplies out there state "do NOT expose to moisture"

THIS might work very nicely. You'd just need a spade to cigarette lighter adapter to plug in the mount.

The operating temp range is very wide (and it gets quite cold here so that too was a concern) and it's fully waterproof based on its typical marine usage.

I'm going to snag one. I'll let you know how it works out.

Cheers,
Chris


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