The wiring diagrams presented below are for several common switching applications that you may want to wire through your WeatherDeck™ Panel, or through any branch circuit distribution panel. The schematic representations for switch actions are presented in the table below.
|SPST - Single Pole Single Throw|
|SPDT - Single Pole Double Throw|
|DPST - Double Pole Single Throw|
|DPDT - Double Pole Double Throw|
HornSPST - OFF/(ON)
Navigation Lights (Independent bulb)SPDT - ON/OFF/ON
Bilge PumpSPDT - ON/OFF/(ON)
Trim tabs (independent operation of each tab)SPDT - (ON)/OFF/(ON)
Navigation Lights and Anchor lights (Shared bulb)DPDT - ON/OFF/ON
To see more wiring examples/applications for navigation lights, see Technical Brief: Navigation Light Switching for Vessels Under 20M.
Switching not just for power-Switching AudioDPDT - ON/OFF/ON
Note: Switch both speaker wires to prevent possible damage to audio and VHF amplifiers.