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DC Electrical Panels

Integrated bus bars and simple two-wire connection eliminates wiring harness clutter behind panel. Polycarbonate/ABS panels cannot corrode, are flame retardant and feature LED illuminated ON indication. Carling™ 15A circuit breakers are reset by simply switching the breaker off, then on again. Installation requires placement of an in-line fuse with a maximum rating of 60A between the power source and the panel’s positive buss.

To further reduce wiring clutter consider the MAXI™ Fuse Block (Model 594343), which accommodates tab-style automotive blade fuses from 30A to 80A in its easily mounted, insulated case. Designed for mounting in dry locations. Panels include mounting hardware and 15 preprinted, common circuit name labels. Over 500 additional square format labels are available by Special Order.

Panel Specifications and Wiring Diagram

Positive and Negative Terminals

Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
DC Electrical Panel, 4 Circuit, 5-3/4"L x 4-1/4"W (4-1/2"L x 2"W Cutout) 11861531 8930
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$44.99

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DC Electrical Panel, 4 Circuit + 2 12V Power Outlets, 6-1/2"L x 4-1/2"W (5-1/4"L x 3-1/4"W Cutout) 11861556 8931
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$64.99

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DC Electrical Panel, 6 Circuit, 6-1/2"L x 4-1/2"W (5-1/4"L x 2"W Cutout) 11861549 8932
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$54.99

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Product Description

Integrated bus bars and simple two-wire connection eliminates wiring harness clutter behind panel. Polycarbonate/ABS panels cannot corrode, are flame retardant and feature LED illuminated ON indication. Carling™ 15A circuit breakers are reset by simply switching the breaker off, then on again. Installation requires placement of an in-line fuse with a maximum rating of 60A between the power source and the panel’s positive buss.

To further reduce wiring clutter consider the MAXI™ Fuse Block (Model 594343), which accommodates tab-style automotive blade fuses from 30A to 80A in its easily mounted, insulated case. Designed for mounting in dry locations. Panels include mounting hardware and 15 preprinted, common circuit name labels. Over 500 additional square format labels are available by Special Order.

Panel Specifications and Wiring Diagram

Positive and Negative Terminals

Specs

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
West MarineDC Electrical Panels
 
4.2

(based on 22 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (16)
  • Easy to configure (15)
  • Durable (11)
  • Reliable (9)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual user (8), Enthusiast (8), Power user (4)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (19)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (10)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

I was surprised and impressed

This replacement is great. I was impressed with the products quality and ease of instaltion. The upgrade to circut breakers instead of the old SAE fuses helps reduce clutter under the dash and improves...Read complete review

This replacement is great. I was impressed with the products quality and ease of instaltion. The upgrade to circut breakers instead of the old SAE fuses helps reduce clutter under the dash and improves performance and relability by elliminating an entire bank of switches and fuse holders.
Thank You
D Vance

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Problems with 12v outlets

Installed this in my RV and ran into two issues. The first is that there is no place to connect ground. Each switch has a connector for your load, but no place to...Read complete review

Installed this in my RV and ran into two issues. The first is that there is no place to connect ground. Each switch has a connector for your load, but no place to attach ground. This means you'll need to put your own ground bus somewhere.

The second issue is that several of my low profile USB car chargers did not fit in the 12v power outlets. I tested these chargers in 4 different cars and they work fine, in this panel, not so good. Judging by what I can see of the interior of the outlets, they are definitely different from the vehicles... my impression is these outlets are non-standard. I did eventually find a USB charger that would fit.

Reviewed by 22 customers

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5.0

Great DC panel

By M

from Kemah, TX

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Configure
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Sailboat

    Comments about DC Electrical Panels:

    Great DC panel at a reasonable price. Works as a + bus bar, LED light up when the switches are on.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Great service and great price. I would buy this again.

    By Rick

    from Sanford MI

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Configure

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Travel

      Comments about DC Electrical Panels:

      For my boat!

      Service and delivery comments:

      Fast

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      3.0

      Problems with 12v outlets

      By timpod

      from Eugene, OR

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • 12v Outlet Compatibility
      • No ground bus

      Best Uses

        Comments about DC Electrical Panels:

        Installed this in my RV and ran into two issues. The first is that there is no place to connect ground. Each switch has a connector for your load, but no place to attach ground. This means you'll need to put your own ground bus somewhere.

        The second issue is that several of my low profile USB car chargers did not fit in the 12v power outlets. I tested these chargers in 4 different cars and they work fine, in this panel, not so good. Judging by what I can see of the interior of the outlets, they are definitely different from the vehicles... my impression is these outlets are non-standard. I did eventually find a USB charger that would fit.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Nice and well designed.

        By NatlChamp

        from Brentwood, CA

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Configure
        • Well designed

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • RV, Boat

          Comments about DC Electrical Panels:

          Added 12v circuit to my small toy hauler. Like the fact that I can control each individual line with the switched breakers. 15 amps is generally enough but would be nice to have option of on 20 amp circuit. All in all perfect for my needs. Ran #6 wire from fuse at battery box. Need to be careful attaching larger lugs to panel inasmuch as screws are relatively small.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          West Marine

          By TBone

          from caldwell nj

          About Me Power User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Configure

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Boat installation

            Comments about DC Electrical Panels:

            Service was fantastic and the sales rep. made the experience with West marine an enjoyable one.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Service was fantastic and the sales rep. made the experience with West marine an enjoyable one.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Light duty

            By Bob

            from Washington NC

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Configure
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • BOAT

              Comments about DC Electrical Panels:

              Works for the application

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              3.0

              Nice panel

              By Tim

              from Sparks, Nevada

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about DC Electrical Panels:

                  I put the same one in another boat and It worked well.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Looks and works great!

                  By BLB

                  from Loxahatchee, fl

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Configure
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Reliable Performance

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • In the electronic box
                    • Portable Devices

                    Comments about DC Electrical Panels:

                    Works and looks great on my boat. All my electronics wire are now organized and unseen. Couldnt be happier with the product

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    4 curcuit 2 outlet panel

                    By Baytripper

                    from Boston

                    About Me Casual User

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Easy Install
                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                    • No Neg Distribution Block

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about DC Electrical Panels:

                      Nice product / design. But I cannot believe it does not include a terminal strip for the neg leads ! Another trip to WM. :(

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      1.0

                      Sucks not worth it

                      By Onohunter

                      from Hawaii

                      About Me Casual User

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Not Durable
                        • Unreliable

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about West Marine DC Electrical Panels:

                          After all the effort to install the thing fails
                          The lights are the first to go
                          Some work intermittently
                          Buy a better product

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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