Power Distribution Block/Fuse Panel

Zapp Brannigan

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Just got an '05 Trailblazer. Planning to install a distribution block to power all my installed equipment, with a heavy duty relay tied in with the ignition. How many here have done this, and do you have any pictures and/or wiring diagrams? Reading some other forums, I am not sure what size/rating Relay I would need to actuate the distribution block, and/or if I would need to upgrade my alternator.


So far the things I plan on installing that are making me consider the electrical issues is a touchscreen in place of stereo head unit, amp and sub, laptop (as a car computer run to touchscreen), Motorola CDM1550 w/remote kit, and the Feniex Olympus 16X to control plenty of warning lights (all LED's).


Thanks in advance!
 
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Bizkitjmd1

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May 21, 2010
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So here is something I came up with for you.


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Start with something like this http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Kicker+-+Dual+Amplifier+Installation+Kit/9906834.p?id=1218193799400&skuId=9906834


The size relay you use to turn everything on will depend on what size inverter you use. Some will have a remote turn on, so you don't have to run the battery lead for it to the switched fuse block. The power for the amp and CDM needs to be connected to the battery but can be done through the power block supplied with the amp install kit. The screen that you will be installing in the dash will not require anything special. You can actually use the remote turn on lead off the screen to activate the relay in the back.
 
May 24, 2010
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Bizkitjmd1 said:
So here is something I came up with for you.
[Broken External Image]:[URL]http://inlinethumb13.webshots.com/7244/2301575260072952937S200x200Q85.jpg[/URL]


Start with something like this http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Kicker+-+Dual+Amplifier+Installation+Kit/9906834.p?id=1218193799400&skuId=9906834


The size relay you use to turn everything on will depend on what size inverter you use. Some will have a remote turn on, so you don't have to run the battery lead for it to the switched fuse block. The power for the amp and CDM needs to be connected to the battery but can be done through the power block supplied with the amp install kit. The screen that you will be installing in the dash will not require anything special. You can actually use the remote turn on lead off the screen to activate the relay in the back.

One addition to this drawing, put a sufficiently sized fuse or Circuit breaker withing 12 inches of the battery on the 4 Gauge main power cable.
 

Bizkitjmd1

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May 21, 2010
183
CT in good old US of A
SlickTop Solutions said:
One addition to this drawing, put a sufficiently sized fuse or Circuit breaker withing 12 inches of the battery on the 4 Gauge main power cable.

Usualy that is included in the amp kit.
 

Zapp Brannigan

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code4services.com said:
Check this out!
I'll custom build you something that could have extra circuits for later and much more.

I saw your thread, love the idea, just didn't know about the pricing.
 

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