Preparing the Cables for a 450 W or 550 W DC Power Supply

Three spade-type terminals are provided with the power supply.

You need a crimping tool to attach the terminals to the power and ground cables.

To prepare the cable wires, follow these steps:

  1. On each cable wire, strip 0.25 inch (6.35 mm) of insulation from one end.
  2. Insert the end of one power cable wire all the way into the barrel of a spade terminal and crimp the terminal securely to the wire.
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    Attaching a Spade Terminal to a Cable
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  3. Repeat step 2 for the other power cable wire and for the ground wire.