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Q What tool do I need for MC4 connectors?

For MC4 connectors it is recommend you use a MC4 crimping tool, however if you are unable to source one you can use a Non-Insulated Terminal Ratchet Crimping Tool.

Q How can I strip large cable sizes?
A With large cable sizes, it is recommended that they are stripped using a sharp knife. Be extremely careful whilst doing however so as not to damage the copper. 
Q I have a tool with a red, blue and yellow dot, can I just use that?
A Tools with these coloured dots are to be used with insulated terminals only. Using them on any other type of terminal or connector may damage the connection or tool. 


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