Free guide to electrical wiring

Date Posted:4 September 2019 


Guide to electrical wiring of systems containing batteries, inverters and chargers


Victron’s 'Wiring Unlimited' booket is all about electrical wiring of systems containing batteries, inverters, chargers and inverter/chargers and assists the reader to understand the basic principles behind certain electrical concepts and how they apply to Victron Energy products and the installation of such products. 

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Topics covered:

  • Ohm’s Law
  • Power
  • Conductivity and resistance
  • Current, cable resistance and voltage drop
  • Negative effects of cable voltage drop
  • Ripple
  • Battery bank wiring
  • Battery bank
  • Large battery banks
  • Parallel battery bank wiring
  • Battery bank balancing
  • Battery bank midpoint
  • DC wiring
  • Select the right cable
  • Busbars
  • Cable connections
  • Fuses and circuit breakers
  • DC isolation switches
  • Shunt
  • Parallel and/or 3 phase system DC wiring


Victron schematic parallel and or 3 phase sys DC wiring

      Victron schematic parallel and or 3 phase sys DC wiring (Parallel – Measuring DC imbalance)

  • Large system busbars
  • Voltage sensing and compensation
  • Solar panels
  • Communication wiring
  • Data signals
  • Interference
  • Communication cables and connector types
  • Interfaces
  • AC wiring
  • Power generation
  • Distribution networks
  • System current VA and Watt
  • AC wiring
  • Fuses and circuit breakers
  • AC bypass switch
  • Special considerations for AC wiring of parallel and/or 3 phase inverter/chargers
  • Ground, earth and electrical safety
  • Electrical safety
  • Earth wiring
  • RCD
  • Neutral to earth link in inverters and in inverter/chargers
  • Mobile installations
  • Isolation and grounding of Victron Equipment
  • System grounding
  • Galvanic corrosion
  • Preventing galvanic corrosion
  • The galvanic isolator
  • The isolation transformer