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Old 09-08-2015, 08:09 AM   #21
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That is freaking awesome guys!! DustyGeek, I owe you a 12 pack for this gem! The benefit of being able to dim the awning light and basically separate the step light is just great, because that light can be overwhelming...especially being it can ruin a good campfire with its light. I was going to add a separate step light so I could leave that on all night, but it doesn't look like that's necessary now. Plus much cheaper, so cheap I may order two of these so I have a backup remote. Thanks again and yes these forums are great!

Totally agree. The LED's are very bright. A camper across the road from us had them on his 5'er and they were so bright, they lit my site up. I can't understand how some can sit under their awning with those "garage lights" on! Like sitting in a WalMart! Dim those thangs man!
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Old 09-12-2015, 03:15 PM   #22
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I successfully wired this dimmer on my 2015 Jayco X23B today! Very simple as it's been stated. The most time consuming piece was the prep and planning on where and how the final placement of the dimmer ends up and looks. I had to put mine up along the track like DustyGeek. What I did that worked very well was completely heat shrink wrap the entire configuration from the tip of the LED light strip all the way to the point where the wires enter the cabin of the camper. It took a variety of 3/8" to 3/4" tubing and overlapping them. I used black and tested that the remote still worked before completing the work...I thought I may need to use clear, but that was not the case. I can't add any pictures that are different than those already added. Thank you again to all those that have contributed! My goal was to simply add a separate step light, but this method allowed me to do that without adding a new light and switch AND the ability to dim that 'way to bright' LED strip!

Oh, I want to add that the dimmer can only be installed one way. I found that after the first time I connected the wires for a test that the light worked, but the dimming functionality did not. I disconnected and rewired after flipping end for end and it worked. I actually ordered two of these (one for a friend) and tested the other one and it did the same exact thing. Just something to look out for!
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Old 09-12-2015, 10:11 PM   #23
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DustyGeek posted a link to the dimmer on page one of this thread -> SUPERNIGHT (TM) RF Wireless Remote Control Mini Dimmer For Single Color LED Light Strip 5V-24V - Mini Pwm Led Strip Controller - Amazon.com
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Old 09-13-2015, 12:16 PM   #24
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I really like this upgrade. Like others, my wife and I don't like how bright the LED awning lights are in the campground. We have been using them as little as possible so not to annoy the neighbors. I just ordered the dimmer today and can't wait to install it.

I am glad I found this forum because there are some handy people here with some very ingenious, creative and practical solutions and modifications. My wife thinks Jayco should join the forum and scroll through it to get a real honest idea of what they should be doing when they build new models.
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