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Old 05-28-2015, 12:00 PM   #11
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I just ordered one of these for my outdoor led light strip.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

And a few of these to install in the interior led light fixture. I plan on attaching the remotes to the inside of my power center door. I am hoping that they operate on different frequencys. Will find out when they get here, but at $2.95 each, it was worth the gamble.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Curious if you ordered and installed these? Any tips?
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Old 05-28-2015, 01:23 PM   #12
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some LED lights have a built-in DC VOLTAGE REGULATOR CIRCUIT. Most of these are in the range of 9VDC-30VDC...

This may inhibit the use of a DIMMER SETUP that varies the input DC VOLTAGES...

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Old 05-28-2015, 02:11 PM   #13
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I just ordered one of these for my outdoor led light strip.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
I'd like to know how that remote works(ed) for you. Did you ever install it?

I was up there poking around a while back and I discovered that I can see a short section of the red and black wires that go directly into the light strip just before they go through the wall into the camper. If I could tap that receiver into those and tape and shrink wrap the whole thing nice and neat to make it water proof, this could be an ideal solution for me. Then I would just drop the remote in the box on the control center door and use it as needed. This way I could avoid messing with the switch in the control center at all.

And as a bonus, I could carry the remote with me outside while we're just sitting around. It would be nice to turn it on when I need it without having to go into the trailer.
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Old 05-28-2015, 10:02 PM   #14
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I'd like to know how that remote works(ed) for you. Did you ever install it?

I was up there poking around a while back and I discovered that I can see a short section of the red and black wires that go directly into the light strip just before they go through the wall into the camper. If I could tap that receiver into those and tape and shrink wrap the whole thing nice and neat to make it water proof, this could be an ideal solution for me. Then I would just drop the remote in the box on the control center door and use it as needed. This way I could avoid messing with the switch in the control center at all.

And as a bonus, I could carry the remote with me outside while we're just sitting around. It would be nice to turn it on when I need it without having to go into the trailer.
I got the dimmers installed just in time to go camping over Memorial Day weekend. Will post some pics and description this weekend. The outside dimmer works great as well as the inside ones.
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I got the dimmers installed just in time to go camping over Memorial Day weekend. Will post some pics and description this weekend. The outside dimmer works great as well as the inside ones.
Excellent news! Looking forward to the write-up!
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I'd like to know how that remote works(ed) for you. Did you ever install it?

I was up there poking around a while back and I discovered that I can see a short section of the red and black wires that go directly into the light strip just before they go through the wall into the camper. If I could tap that receiver into those and tape and shrink wrap the whole thing nice and neat to make it water proof, this could be an ideal solution for me. Then I would just drop the remote in the box on the control center door and use it as needed. This way I could avoid messing with the switch in the control center at all.

And as a bonus, I could carry the remote with me outside while we're just sitting around. It would be nice to turn it on when I need it without having to go into the trailer.
I think the red and black wire you can see runs down the awning arm and powers its motor not the LEDs.
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I posted my LED light dimmer install over in the Mods section,
https://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f3...tml#post306205
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I think the red and black wire you can see runs down the awning arm and powers its motor not the LEDs.
Well, there's that too, but there's also a small piece of wire going directly into the LED. It's pretty obvious.
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I'll be adding the small inline with the remote, I'm hoping to get right in line with the track the LEDs are in.
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I'll be adding the small inline with the remote, I'm hoping to get right in line with the track the LEDs are in.
+1 That's where I'm headed right now too. I went an looked at the trailer last night, and there's actually more wire available than I previously thought.
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