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Go Power Cable Entry Plate RV/Marine 10"
Go Power Cable Entry Plate RV/Marine 10"


 
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Our Price: $30.00
Solar Penny Product Code: Go Power Cable Entry Plate RV/Marine
Manufacturer: Go Power
Manufacturer Part#: GP-CEP-1
UPC#: 8-39085-00742-6

Product Code: GPCEP1
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Manufacturer: Go Power
Manufacturer Part#: GP-CEP-1
UPC#: 8-39085-00742-6

This is a awesome new version of this item. It now comes with leads to go inside your RV / Boat - Transition from outside to inside. The size variation refers to how long the wires are the go inside not on the roof. They are now red / black color wires to help with polarity identity inside. MC4 Connectors.

This model has 10" - TEN inch leads into the roof.

Making RV Solar Installation Easier

With the Cable Entry Plate, installation is cleaner and more flexible. No longer is the solar cable's entry limited to the refrigerator vent. With Go Power's Cable Entry Plate, run the wires through any part of the roof you choose, ideally as close as possible to the battery for the most efficient charging and minimizing energy loss. This product has been designed from the ground up to provide the best solution on the market for a cable entry port for RV rooftops.

MODEL: GP-CEP

The Cable Entry Plate is available for purchase as a standalone accessory or as part of a pre-wired package on selected RVs.


Standard solar panel installation where cables are fed through the refridgerator vent.


Cable Entry Plate is used here to feed cables through any part of the roof.

High quality materials and smart design have gone into making this product the perfect companion to making a cleaner RV solar installation.

(1) Waterproof MC4 cable glands (IP68 rated) come pre-installed and tightened to the correct torque.

(2) Tough, UV-resistant polycarbonate plate able to absorb impact energy without cracking, even at low temperatures -40°F to 170°F (-40°C to 80°C)

(3) Molded-in rings seal against the underside of the screw heads

(4) Inside jam-nut thread locked for vibration resistance

(5) Built for 10 gauge MC4 style solar cables

(6) End holes provide strain relief when panel wires are connected

(7) Cradle supports expansion branch connectors to prevent damage

(8) Underside incorporates stiffening ribs and compression stops for all mounting screws

(9) Underside channels guide adhesive dispensing around screws, drilled hole & plate perimeter




Specifications & Documents

Instructions from GoPower:

Cable Entry Plate Installation Guide

Routing Power With the Go Power! Cable Entry Plate (CEP)

1. Plan where the CEP is going to be located on the RV roof. Consider shading of vents for solar panel placement. Make sure it is within reach of the solar panel(s) or use extension cables to reach between the solar panel(s) and the CEP. Make sure the interior location is accessible for wiring the solar controller.

2. Obtain 6 appropriate screws to fasten the CEP down onto the roof. #12 or #10 stainless steel pan-head screws are recommended. Do not use flat-head (countersunk) screws.

3. Obtain an appropriate sealant for the job. (Sealant will depend on roof membrane material). Use an appropriate sealant as recommended by your RV Dealer or manufacturer to seal holes wherever necessary.

4. Mark the location of the CEP hole to be drilled in the roof. Note that when the CEP is installed, the hole for the wires should be along its centerline and about 1.25” from its back edge.

5. Drill a small pilot hole in the chosen spot, if desired. Enlarge the hole to 5/8” or 3/4” diameter. Use a sharp tool.

6. File or otherwise remove any sharp metal edges.

7. Thoroughly clean the area around the hole. A clean surface is critical to ensuring a proper sealant bond.

8. Feed the internal wires up through the hole and follow the butt splice manufacturer’s instructions to complete the splicing to the RV’s internal wiring (if applicable).

9. Apply a generous bead of sealant to the underside of the CEP, following the channel provided. Make sure the bead goes around all mounting holes. The sealant should expand significantly beyond the bottom of the CEP.

10. Push the wires back into the hole lowering the CEP down until you can just get the caulking gun into and around the hole in the roof; apply a generous bead into and around the hole in the roof and around the wires where they’ll end up in the hole.

11. Lower the CEP back into place on the roof. Dispense a generous dab of sealant into each mounting hole.

12. Install the 6 mounting screws, being careful not to over-tighten them.

13. Apply a dab of sealant on top of and around the head of each screw, and a generous bead around the perimeter of the CEP.


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