Question, I want to make my own anderson, mc4 connection

placezplacez Registered Users, Users Awaiting Email Confirmation Posts: 1
Can I use cat 5e wire for this


  • PhotowhitPhotowhit Solar Expert Posts: 5,543 ✭✭✭✭✭
    If you have a tiny
    Seriously Cat 5 is very tiny/thin gauge wire. 22 gauge if I recall correctly.  I think MC4 connectors are designed for 8-12 gauge wire.. Anderson connectors are for even larger wire, though they may make so smaller that I'm unaware of.
    Home system 4000 watt (Evergreen) array standing, with 2 Midnite Classic Lites,  Midnite E-panel, Prosine 1800 and Exeltech 1100, 660 ah 24v ForkLift battery. Off grid for @16 of last 17 years. Assorted other systems, and to many panels in the closet to not do
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