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Power lead - Wiring diagram - Spider X

This is the power lead wiring diagram for the Spider X.

If you use the cigarette lighter plug, Spiders are considered a portable device, if you hardwire the Spider, this can be considered a minor modification. Most customers hardwire the Spiders without issues, they usually connect it to the avionics bus, using a switch.

Power Lead - Spide X

Please click on the  link below to download this file. This will help you hardwire your Spider to your aircraft.

Spider Wiring Diagram



The USB cable is only used to update the Spider, in order for the unit to connect to the satellite we recommend to hardwire the spider to the power supply of your aircraft, or using the cigar plug of the aircraft.

Input Voltage: Class 1 energy source 14 VDC ±15% or 28 VDC ±15%


If you would like to discuss your options with us, please contact us at support@spidertracks.com