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Waterproof Cable Gland | Gen1Updated 10 days ago

It’s important to check the tightness of the cable gland before/during each use. 

To do this, gently tug on the cable at the box end. If it can slide out of the gland with little force, you’ll need to follow the steps below before entering the water. A loose cable gland can cause water to enter the box, putting the electronics at risk of corrosion and damage.

Your battery is most at risk when exposed to water, if the terminals appear to turn green, they have been exposed to salty water or air and may need replacing.

When inspecting the internals, be careful not to damage the rubber grommet inside the waterproof cable gland. Ensure the exposed cable is clean and undamaged with no sand or grit. You do not need to enter the internals of the box to tighten this gland.

TIP: A black line has been placed around your cable where it meets the gland. Familiarise yourself with where this sits, frequently checking it hasn’t moved when in use. If it has, come in and tighten the gland.

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