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Old 06-30-2020, 06:22 PM
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My boat has two starting batteries and one volt meter with a switch to read each battery. The volt meter is kaput and I really need to replace it. However, searching on-line and in stores has come up empty for a ready replacement. Of course I do not relish cutting new holes in the instrument panel. I am going to take the old unit out but would like to know more before I do this. Here a photos.





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There are different sizes so you’ll have to measure it carefully. Blue sea has 2 sizes. They may or may not work.

https://www.bluesea.com/products/cat.../Analog_Meters
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If the Blue Sea panel meters will not work take a look at the options with Newark Electronics below, you can set the filters for a more refined search

https://www.newark.com/w/c/automatio...eter-range=na#

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Thanks. I will look into these. However, I found a useful solution with advantages of simplicity and low cost. My boat has a 12V plug receptacle, i.e. cigarette lighter outlet. For 12$ plus change I got a voltmeter which plugs into this port. As bonus, it has two USB ports for charging cell phones,
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Originally Posted by Nitzey View Post
Thanks. I will look into these. However, I found a useful solution with advantages of simplicity and low cost. My boat has a 12V plug receptacle, i.e. cigarette lighter outlet. For 12$ plus change I got a voltmeter which plugs into this port. As bonus, it has two USB ports for charging cell phones,
So how do you check the voltage on the other battery now?

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