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Topic # 204726 14-Oct-2016 15:57
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$25 Will come and pick up. That is the one with blue Anderson type connector which is what I am mainly aiming at. Do not need the batteries. And hoping someone has the dead pack and not planning to re-fill it.


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  Reply # 1652404 17-Oct-2016 16:36
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As an alternative, The expansion packs can be custom built, that is, you buy the correct gauge wiring and connectors. 







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  Reply # 1652504 17-Oct-2016 20:31
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pbgben:

 

As an alternative, The expansion packs can be custom built, that is, you buy the correct gauge wiring and connectors. 

 

 

I am ONLY after that plug. NONE of specialised Electrical Stores in Auckland sells those blue (48V) or white (192V) Anderson plugs APC is using. I've been to all 6 of stores (Ideal, JA, Corys, etc) in person with the plug in hand. :-) Those who sell expansion packs do not sell plugs separately... Changing plug inside the casing to the popular Grey one is another option of course but too much work as APC soldered the other end and crimped the cable... MGE UPS has way better engineering inside - using bolted tails and I have sourced non-standard plugs for MGE as per my previous post .. not for APC yet... I have all wiring I need from the Prius and other hybrids cars - even more than I need ..


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1652526 17-Oct-2016 21:02
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Did you try RS-ONLINE or Element14? Both of them seem to have a wide selection of Anderson plugs.




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  Reply # 1652696 18-Oct-2016 09:37
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dimsim:

 

Did you try RS-ONLINE or Element14? Both of them seem to have a wide selection of Anderson plugs.

 

 

Well aware, tried, none


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  Reply # 1652742 18-Oct-2016 10:39
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Whats the model of the master unit you need a compatible plug for?





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  Reply # 1653174 18-Oct-2016 21:14
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just replace the anderson plugs on the ups it would be the easiest way, you dont even need to re crimp the terminals, just use a small flat blade screwdriver to pop the pin out, have done this many times on the 50 anderson plugs

 

 


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  Reply # 1653176 18-Oct-2016 21:26
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You can grind the middle of the anderson shell between the pins down to make it fit all of them. That is where the keying is done on them. Many people have used grey ones for 12v use on 4x4s etc, and when you have the red one on your cable because that is what you should have for 12v, they wont fit. Quick go with the dremel and it will fit and work fine.





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  Reply # 1653318 19-Oct-2016 09:07
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sparkz25:

 

just replace the anderson plugs on the ups it would be the easiest way, you dont even need to re crimp the terminals, just use a small flat blade screwdriver to pop the pin out, have done this many times on the 50 anderson plugs

 

 

richms:

 

You can grind the middle of the anderson shell between the pins down to make it fit all of them. That is where the keying is done on them. Many people have used grey ones for 12v use on 4x4s etc, and when you have the red one on your cable because that is what you should have for 12v, they wont fit. Quick go with the dremel and it will fit and work fine.

 

 

Both of the above suggestions are doable.

 

One kind soul is bringing correct shell with the blue one tomorrow. Will see.




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  Reply # 1653346 19-Oct-2016 10:09
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pbgben:

 

Whats the model of the master unit you need a compatible plug for?

 

 

APC 2000

 


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  Reply # 1658279 26-Oct-2016 15:48
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Whoops, Looks like I managed to forget about you. Sorry!

 

 

 

Looks like one of these to me, 

 

http://www.mrpositive.co.nz/anderson-sb50-to-insulated-battery-clamp-cable/

 

If thats not It, then do the internal battery packs have connectors on them? Do they fit? Might just need to shave some of the plastic from the plug (dont short the copper!)







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  Reply # 1658843 27-Oct-2016 11:44
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pbgben:

 

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Looks like one of these to me, 

 

http://www.mrpositive.co.nz/anderson-sb50-to-insulated-battery-clamp-cable/

 

If thats not It, then do the internal battery packs have connectors on them? Do they fit? Might just need to shave some of the plastic from the plug (dont short the copper!)

 

 

Thank you for the link. That has different "key". 

 

"daparrot" helped me with the original "Blue" plug with required "keying". Sorted. Happy.


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