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Old 07-16-2011, 05:52 PM   #1
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I need help with electrical wiring.


Hi all, I'm new here I love trying to teach myself new things and this is my first post on DIY. I am building a swamp cooler as per the instructable

http://www.instructables.com/id/Port...-swamp-cooler/

I would like to wire my pump and fan to use in a regular wall outlet, and plan to at some point modify it for solar use. Here's what I got.

A Bilge pump with a 2 amp fuse 12 volt dc with a red and black wire which I assume will need to be soldered to something.

I am also waiting on a 1984 yahama venture radiator fan motor which I believe is also 12 volts.

Here's the question

What is the best, safest, and most efficient way for a DIY beginner to properly wire these two items to plug into a single electrical outlet?

What parts do I need how should they be assembled?


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Old 07-16-2011, 06:04 PM   #2
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Sign up for the site, since the instructions on wiring this up are only available that way.

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Old 07-16-2011, 06:47 PM   #3
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Since the site you are following says it self contained - off grid operation, one way would be to use a deep cycle battery and a battery charger.
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