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Old 04-13-2016, 09:04 PM   #21
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Awning Dimmer on 2016 Greyhawk 31FS

Here are pics of a dimmer added to the awning lights on a 2016 Greyhawk 31FS.

The electronic dimmer requires that both ground and +12 connected from power and to the LED light be spliced. The best place to get to the awning LED lights on a 2016 Greyhawk 31FS is in the cabinet above the table towards the front of the motor-home. Remove four screws and you'll see 2 power wires that go to the awning motor and 2 wires that go to the LED light. The smaller red and black wires are the LED lights. Splice the red (+) and black (-) wires and connect to the dimmer.

I actually like the dimmer in the cabinet above the table because its a bit ugly so it's hidden there, plus you can see the LED lights from there and adjust as you lke.

Hope this helps someone!

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Old 04-13-2016, 09:06 PM   #22
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Yes iplumb, the same dimmer you discovered. Thank you for the info on that!!!


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Old 04-13-2016, 09:08 PM   #23
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Glad to share, we sure enjoy ours.
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Old 04-17-2016, 02:22 PM   #24
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Thumbs up Thank you iplumb!

I just added a dimmer for my awning lights with a wireless remote that I found on Amazon.

LEDENET® Wireless Remote LED Dimmer RF PWM Dimming Controller Control DC 12-24V 20A for 5050 3528 Single Color LED Strip Lighting - - Amazon.com

Thanks to iplumb I decided to locate it behind the access panel inside the front wardrobe on my X213. Also thanks to iplumb I was able to cheat a bit and use his pics to make sure I got the wiring correct. Luckily we have the same units and when I opened the access panel I was pleased to see we also had the same color wires inside (haha).

The wireless remote doesn.t have the most powerful signal but it gets the job done from my camp chair (I can get a bit lazy at the camp site).
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I just added a dimmer for my awning lights with a wireless remote that I found on Amazon.



LEDENET Wireless Remote LED Dimmer RF PWM Dimming Controller Control DC 12-24V 20A for 5050 3528 Single Color LED Strip Lighting - - Amazon.com



Thanks to iplumb I decided to locate it behind the access panel inside the front wardrobe on my X213. Also thanks to iplumb I was able to cheat a bit and use his pics to make sure I got the wiring correct. Luckily we have the same units and when I opened the access panel I was pleased to see we also had the same color wires inside (haha).



The wireless remote doesn.t have the most powerful signal but it gets the job done from my camp chair (I can get a bit lazy at the camp site).


Awesome! Enjoy!
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Old 04-18-2016, 01:03 PM   #26
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Great job everybody!
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Old 04-18-2016, 03:01 PM   #27
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Was one of the best things about installing a dimmer for me!!



+1 I very rarely change that setting. Downside is the battery in my remote will likely be dead when I want to change it and I will not have known until right then. Note: I installed a different style dimmer than OP; mine is a small RF remote controlled in-line module.
Camper Bob, where did you install your inline dimmer ? Is it the link at the same Supernight Amazon link and does the inline module have to remain in the open for the remote to work ?

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Camper Bob, where did you install your inline dimmer ? Is it the link at the same Supernight Amazon link and does the inline module have to remain in the open for the remote to work ?

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http://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f5...s-27671-3.html

Post #22 is my writeup. The OP on that thread did a better (cleaner) job than I did.

Here is a link to the dimmer module I ordered:

http://www.amazon.com/Lerway-Control...ilpage_o03_s00

The dimmer purports to be an "RF" module (as opposed to IR) so it doesn't require line of sight to operate (yes, it can be enclosed). That being said, the range on mine is pretty bad (like 10 ft max), so I leave my remote in the command center and when I need to make an adjustment, I'm standing right there, so I just stick my arm out the door if it isn't working.

I lost my remote once while I was camping because it slipped out of my pocket (it's a TINY remote), so I don't take the chance any more, I just leave it where I know I won't lose it.
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Sorry Jorgen, but your picture link isn't working.
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Hello BuddyRay, I answered my own question and have it installed now. I struggle uploading images so need to work on that. Thank you.
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