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Old 08-03-2016, 02:42 AM   #41
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This mod was well worth the $4 cost of the dimmer.
Now I can have the whole area lit up like the sun or dimmed down to a respectable campfire dimmed level. And it's not obnoxious if I leave it on all night.
I used the manual knob dimmer and installed it in the storage area for easy reach.
Klassic - were you able to find both wires direct from the LED in the basement of your North Point? Or did you somehow have to run a dedicated ground wire?
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Old 08-03-2016, 05:45 AM   #42
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They are behind the bottom drawer of the dresser.
And there is a hole into the basement the washer pipe goes through.
I cut the wire and ran 4 wire telephone cable (it's all I had) to the dimmer location on the basement wall beside the door.
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Old 08-23-2016, 08:44 AM   #43
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need-a-vacation...My wiring for the awning LED's was right inside the front storage compartment. If you open the passenger side storage it was at the very top to the left. I had almost given up until I accidently stumbled across the wiring one day. Good luck!
I have a 2016 Jayco 32bhds but cant find the wires in the front storage compartment. Did you have to remove any panels or something?
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Guess my mod is more of a repair since my oem led strip pretty much died this summer. Only the first 2 ft light up now. Sooooooo I have ordered a replacement set that comes with dimmer and multi color settings. Now I have to figure out how to remove the oem lights as they are mounted in a plastic run that is clipped into the same metal groove that holds the awning material to the edge of the roof. Best I can tell is it will take a pair of needle nose and some yanking to pull it from the grove. Looks like plenty of room to mount the new strip along the top of the TT siding and connect directly into the wires feeding the oem strip.
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Old 04-20-2017, 08:48 AM   #45
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Old 04-24-2018, 02:01 PM   #46
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Most PWM voltage control devices use the negative lead to vary the voltage, therefore you need a dedicated ground wire directly from the light you are trying to dim.

The easist dimmer would be the one I listed here, only 4 wires to connect, and no box to mount the device in, just some waterproofing. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
It is very small in size. Of course you need access to the wiring on the exterior of your trailer, or access right where the wiring harness enters the interior. Being that they are RF transmitters, you don't have to be in sight of or point at the receiver like you do your TV set.
So if wiring this directly to the wires at the led on my awning, Red to red and Black to black.... It should work? Put the controller directly on these wires?
Shouldn't have to run a separate ground?
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That's how I wired mine, red to red, black to black.
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That's how I wired mine, red to red, black to black.
Have you tried touching it when the LED's were on. When I had mine on, It got pretty hot. I also found another post where a member had to get 5 before he could get 2 that worked. I called the company and they sent me another one so as soon as this rain stops, I'll work at trying the new one. The one I showed a photo of, didn't dim the lights at all. Just got hot.
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