Master Catalog Page 427 Dearborn® Marine Cable

Alpha Wire www.alphawire.com 1-800-52 ALPHA Specifications subject to change. For complete specifications and availability, visit www.alphawire.com. 427 The Premier Choice for Marine Applications Application Configuration No. of Conductors Wire Gauge Range Features Engine wiring Flat (parallel) or round 1 - 3 18 - 6 Color-coded with white jackets Battery Round 1 8 - 4/0 Extra flexible stranding Speaker cable Round 1 22 - 14 Ripcord construction Bonding cable Round 1 6 - 4 Resists oil, fungus, chemicals, and heat Retards electrolytic corrosion Telephone cable Round 2 - 3 22 High-density polyethylene insulation Communications and control Round 2 - 7 18 - 16 Shielded and unshielded RFI shielded cable Round 2 - 3 18 - 14 Foil shield, 100% coverage Duplex shielded cable Round 2 16 - 10 Foil + braid for maximum shielding Bilge pump Round 3 18 - 14 Water-resistant construction Resistant to gasoline, oils, solvents, and salt water Trailer cable Flat (parallel) or round 3 - 4 16 - 12 See-through insulation for easier installation Recommended Marine Wiring Color Codes Direct Current Systems, Under 50 Volts Color Item Use Yellow w/Red Stripe Starting circuit Starting switch to solenoid Yellow Generator or alternator field Generator or alternator field to regulator field Bilge blowers Terminal fuse or switch to blowers Dark Gray Navigation lights Fuse or switch to lights Tachometer Tachometer sender to gauge Brown Generator armature Generator armature to regulator Alternator charge light Generator terminal or alternator auxiliary terminal to light to regulator Pumps Fuse or switch to pumps Orange Accessory feed Ammeter to alternator or generator output and accessory fuses or switches Accessory common feed Distribution panel to accessory switch Purple Ignition Ignition switch to coil and electrical instruments Instrument feed Distribution panel to electric instruments Dark Blue Cabin and instrument lights Fuse or switch to lights Light Blue Oil pressure Sender to gauge Tan Water temperature Water temperature sender to gauge Pink Fuel gauge Fuel gauge sender to gauge Required Marine Wiring Color Codes Direct Current Systems, Under 50 Volts Color Use Green Bonding White or Black Return, negative main Red Positive mains, particularly unfused Notes: (1) The colors shall be reserved for the uses as indicated, only. (2) When the color (White or Black) is selected for the negative side of the system, it shall be used throughout the system to the exclusion of the other color.

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