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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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4.2

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (11)
  • Durable (9)
  • Easy to configure (9)
  • Reliable (8)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Casual user (7), Enthusiast (4), Power user (3)
        • Primary use:
        • Personal (13)

      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 14 customers

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      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
         
        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 West Marine Dc Electrical Panel, 4 Circuit + 2 12v Power Outlets, 6-1/2"l X 4-1/2"w (5-1/4"l 3-1/4"w Cutout):

              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

                  (1 of 1 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 West Marine Dc Electrical Panel, 6 Circuit, 6-1/2"l X 4-1/2"w (5-1/4"l Cutout):

                  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
                         
                        4.0

                        Perfect for the sailboat

                        By DaveCee

                        from Milledgeville,Ga

                        About Me Casual User

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about West Marine Dc Electrical Panel, 6 Circuit, 6-1/2"l X 4-1/2"w (5-1/4"l Cutout):

                            I would like the labels to be illumanated but otherwise a good product at a good price. Proud to have the West Marine logo displayed onboard.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal

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