i dont have any pictures yet as my wires are in a big ball of mess still right now.. i'll tidy it up this weekend and post though.
wiring the stinger was a snap though, run one wire from the main battery to it, one wire from it to new battery, a small ground and a small remote turn on wire and i was all set. i used 4 gauge for the power wires and fused it to 80 amps. i DID still manage to run my main battery low one day after several hours of leaving the car on but that was probably because i wired the remote to a NON-ignition wire, meaning the stinger's relay was triggered even though the car wasnt running, only in the first key position.
this is my $2 setup, fuses near car, pc batteries and PSU not shown. the PC battery is disconnected from car battery when you turn car off (ACC off), and during engine cranking (some cars may not disconnect during cranking).
Originally Posted by Serfio
ACC ----| coil |----- GND
85 +------+ 86
Car Battery ----+ +-----------------+---| PSU |
30 \ 87 | +------+
I cannot understand the meant of these numbers
Originally Posted by ming
Can you (or somebody) explain me What they means?
those are the terminals on the standard 5 pin relay... look at one & you'll see:)
ouch! ...thanks, I'm really a noob :)
Originally Posted by Pandaman72
What is the purpose of the diode?
The purpose of the diode is to keep the secondary battery from discharging into your cars battery or accessories. Iv been doing some research on powering my PC this way and I only have two unanswered questions left;
one: Will these work?
two: Will this setup help regulate the power (i.e. keep it around 12v both during crank and normal operation)?
What P3D4T0R said, it stops the backup battery powering the car.
Originally Posted by romanman69