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Split a 6a wire to 3 outlets below deck? Junction Box?

Old 02-19-2012, 04:27 PM
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Default Split a 6a wire to 3 outlets below deck? Junction Box?

I need to split a wire belowdecks to power 3 separate outlets that will be used for an underwater LED light. Max current load of 6 amps.

What's my best and safest option to do this?

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I will assume you're talking about 12 volts DC, not 120 volts AC.

A terminal strip can be used for this. Make sure all the conductors (the branches) can carry the current that the circuit is protected by a fuse or circuit breaker for.

If this is in an exposed or damp location, you might want to use a terminal strip with a cover.

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