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Balmar MC-614 Alternator Service Disconnect Switch

Incorrectly Wired Service Disconnect Switch

This article is part of an on-going series on marine alternators. Our other articles can be found in the link below: Category – Alternators (LINK)

Terms used in this article:
Alternator B+ = Positive Alternator Output Wire
Alternator B- = Negative Alternator Output Wire
Regulator B+ = Red regulator power wire for the MC-614 (terminal #2)
Regulator B- = Black wire in regulator harness used for negative power and voltage sensing (terminal #1)
Load = Battery Bank
Full Field = Alternator regulator driving the maximum field
ASD = Alternator […]

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