12Volt Anzchluß Kasten Z23

The Kasten Z23 is the Panzer hull-based fuse box. It is used to connect the 12 Volt battery to all three umformers and the slip ring. The Z23 must be very well grounded to reduce electrical interference from the system.



The original Kasten Z23 as it was taken out of the Panther.



Wiring detail of the original Kasten Z23


Here is the ultra-rare 12 Volt Anschluß Kasten Z23 mounted next to the umformers.



The data label - year of manufacture is 1942



The WaffenAmt stamp and DTW (Deutsche Telefon Werke) logo



Another photo of the markings - Waffenamt stamp, and DTW logo.