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Old 04-16-2014, 05:14 PM   #1
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Remote Wireless Light Switch

We have a Jayco 26BH. My wife is 4'11" and cannot reach the lights in the ceiling to switch them on and off. She is really tired of dragging around a stool and asking me for help. Today I installed a wireless remote controlled light switch and she loves it. I will be installing two more. This unit was on Ebay for $15.00 and free shipping. I bought a couple of back ups for when these go out. This would also be useful if you wanted to control the lights remotely and not have to enter a dark camper at night. Hope you enjoy
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Controller attached.jpg   controller wrapped in sealing tape.jpg   Wires connected to Controller.jpg   Box will not fit in back of light.jpg   Completed project.jpg  

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Old 04-16-2014, 06:29 PM   #2
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That's cool
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Old 04-16-2014, 07:02 PM   #3
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Awesome. I think this is the first mod of this type I have seen. Thanks for sharing.
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do you know how much power does the receiver draw
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do you know how much power does the receiver draw
Here is the link with all the specs. Hope you find your info here. thanks

http://www.ebay.com/itm/261429936335...84.m1497.l2649
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Didn't know they made remotes for 12V systems! Thanks for the info and the link.
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That's a cool Mod! Nice find!
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On the 120AC side I use a couple of these REMOTE UNITS from local hardware store. These are great units to have... The biggest use is for the outside 120VAC things we have on. Just push the pocket remote button and outside lights go OFF OR ON...



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I bought a few LED light strips, 16 feet for $10 each.
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/141052699609?...84.m1439.l2649

A remote switch that also has a dimmer
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/131059791422?...84.m1439.l2649

I'm going to put the strips above the cabinetry in our Eagle. I love the fact that the switch also has a dimmer.

I also got a super deal on the RGB light strips with remote.
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/140948181150?...84.m1439.l2649

I was initially concerned about the product coming direct from China but it shipped and arrived quickly and works like it's supposed to. Compare the price to what you pay at dealers etc. and you can't go wrong.

Just to give everyone a different option.
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I was initially concerned about the product coming direct from China but it shipped and arrived quickly and works like it's supposed to. Compare the price to what you pay at dealers etc. and you can't go wrong.
I read several success stories about ordering from sellers in China before I tried it. Have placed several orders that way and have not had a disappointment "yet", but you like Rolling points out, you can't beat the price. I don't think anything has taken more than 10 days to arrive. When I order from ebay I pick a seller with good reviews (like a 98+% approval rating).
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