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MPN: 8501DP

Perko BATTERY SWITCH 8501DP

Battery Switch w/o Key Lock

Marine UL Listed. Make before break design, for use with two or more batteries, for single or dual engine systems, (two switches are required for dual engines). These newly designed switches offer unique options such as key lock assembly for extra theft protecting or operation of both batteries in parallel. Allows the addition of an extra battery for use with accessories. "Off" position also acts as an emergency disconnect in the event of an electrical problem. Surface mount, red plastic housing with improved design. Large black plastic knob, heaviest copper contacts, stainless steel spring, brass terminals. Capacity 250 amps Continuous, 360 amps Intermittent. 5-1/4" diameter, 2-5/8" depth. Display packaging.

Price is only for Item# LJ-2828501: Perko BATTERY SWITCH 8501DP.
The following items are not included, you can buy the following items by searching the item#:
Item# LJ-2820462: Perko BATTERY SWITCH CABLE SPACER 0462DP0RED.
Item# LJ-2828502: Perko LOCKING BATTERY SWITCH 8502DP.


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Customer Reviews
Date Added: Thursday 24 May, 2012
So I found out, after I purchased, that these switches are not waterproof. Not a huge problem, except, if you read up on users experiences with them, you'll find out that over the years the spray gets into them. The spray will corode the switch terminals and leave you stranded. I ended up ordering a Blue Sea Systems 9001e. It's not only water proof, but you don't have to put the batteries in parallel on your way to putting the second battery on. If your main battery has a shorted cell, on your way from "1" to "2", you'll cross "ALL". "All" will effectivly put the shorted cell in your main battery across the terminals of your second battery. High current and heat WILL follow. The 9001e doesn't work this way and it's waterproof. Your call.
Rating: [3 of 5 Stars!]
By OP
Date Added: Thursday 26 April, 2012
This is a neccesity for the boat. Your boat should not be without one of these! Works great, fast shipping and a bargain price!
Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!]
Date Added: Saturday 26 November, 2011
If you own a boat you know why this is a great product. A mandatory item to turn off the current to the dual batteries when the boat is not in operation.
Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!]
By dl
Date Added: Sunday 13 November, 2011
Exact replacement for item already installed in boat. Problem was that the switch was located under the rear seat next the the batteries. When moving batteries the switch was cracked allowing moisture to entry and damage the switch. I relocated the switch outside of the seat allowing ease of operation, easy access and less risk for damage when moving the batteries.
Rating: [4 of 5 Stars!]
Date Added: Friday 08 July, 2011
It was easy to install with the directions. Easy to use and see. Good quality and low price. I would recommend this to anyone installing dual batteries in their boat.
Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!]
Date Added: Tuesday 22 February, 2011
Works like a charm!! Our old switch was very difficult to turn, and finally got corroded from use in a salt water environment. This new one is great - We love it!
Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!]
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