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WEST MARINE 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

Customer Reviews
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
In stock online.

$44.99

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
In stock online.

$64.99

DC Electrical Panel, 6 Circuit, 6-1/2"L x 4-1/2"W (5-1/4"L x 2"W Cutout) 11861549 8932
In stock online.

$54.99

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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West MarineDC Electrical Panels
 
4.3

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (12)
  • Durable (10)
  • Easy to configure (10)
  • Reliable (9)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual user (7), Enthusiast (5), Power user (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (13)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

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

 

Sucks not worth it

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

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

Reviewed by 15 customers

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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

    (1 of 1 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
           
          5.0

          Adequate

          By Overeasy

          from Sunset Beach, CA.

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy Install
          • Easy To Configure
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Low Cost Replacement

            Comments about DC Electrical Panels:

            Replacement to fused panel. Replaced "Sea Dog" panel.
            Fit same hole. Screw holes were a little off from old holes. No other issues.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Good quality

            By Tim

            from MD

            About Me Enthusiast

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Configure
            • Easy to install
            • Easy To Use
            • Good quality
            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about DC Electrical Panels:

                i added some electronics to my boat and needed more switches. Was planning to buy Blue Sea systems panel, but this one was smaller, looked better and price was one third.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                "Every boat should have this"

                By Nixzs

                from Marblehead, MA

                About Me Enthusiast

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Configure
                • Easy to install
                • Easy To Use
                • Great Price
                • Led lights
                • Reliable Performance

                Cons

                • Nothing

                Best Uses

                • Smaller Boats 10'-30'

                Comments about DC Electrical Panels:

                I love this thing I have a 13 ft whaler I am restoring it. I installed it easy and control my Music,Light,Bilge Pump and Lobster Trap Puller! Great Price to. Easy to use in night and day with LED lights.

                Service and delivery comments:

                My product arived in less than 3 days not broken. I needed help installing it great Customer service works perfect now

                • Primary use:
                • Personal

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Good value and great for retrofit

                By Capn T

                from Nanaimo BC

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Easy To Configure
                • Easy To Use
                • Good Value

                Cons

                • No ground bus
                • Push on terminals

                Best Uses

                • Retrofit older fuse panel

                Comments about DC Electrical Panels:

                I used two of these panels to replace the OEM fused switch panels in my 1980 Catalina 30. It was easy to rewire the existing leads using heat shrunk crimp connectors which I also soldered to ensure better reliability of the connections. I also included in-line 20amp fuses in the feed to each panel as a belt and suspenders move. The panels also exactly fitted the area of the panel used by the old switch panels and gave me two additional circuits which was very useful. The panels give a very neat appearance and the built in LEDs are great. It woud have been nice to have a few more different labels and possibly put the LEDs behind the labels to back light them but hey for the price these are hard to beat. Just remains to be seen how relieble these are long term.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Great Value. . . but

                By JT

                from Mingus, TX

                About Me Casual User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                • Needs ground buss

                Best Uses

                • Boats
                • Travel

                Comments about DC Electrical Panels:

                Easy install and control of power, but no facility for ground lugs. Ground buss should be included or at least offered as accessory

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                Well made, nice features, inexpensive

                By Southside Johnnie

                from Fredericksburg, VA

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Older boats

                  Comments about DC Electrical Panels:

                  I re-wired an 1988 Renken bowrider that was just a little too corroded. Easy to place, easy to connect. Good for do-it-your-selfers.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  5.0

                  Just what I was looking for

                  By Chauv

                  from Franklin, La.

                  About Me Casual User

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about DC Electrical Panels:

                      switch panel uncluttered my boat [...]

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal

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