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Old 10-09-2014, 04:55 PM   #1
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LED lights on awning roller?

I am determined to make my LED awning roller lights work without having to climb a ladder and plug them in each time we set up and without replacing the awning. Has anyone made this happen yet?

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Old 10-09-2014, 08:24 PM   #2
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Aim a 5 megawatt magnetron at them. Of course they will light up along with you and anything within 100 yards.
Good luck getting away without a ladder.
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Old 10-09-2014, 09:50 PM   #3
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Aim a 5 megawatt magnetron at them. Of course they will light up along with you and anything within 100 yards.

Good luck getting away without a ladder.

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Who sells a 5 megawatt magnetron?

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Old 10-10-2014, 04:01 AM   #4
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Ours are in the roller but we don't ever unplug them. Just hit the switch and they're on!
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Old 10-10-2014, 05:52 AM   #5
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Hutch,
Please tell us how the cord for the lights works.
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Old 10-10-2014, 06:10 AM   #6
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I'll look at it this weekend and report back.
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Old 10-10-2014, 09:59 AM   #7
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Is it possible to see pictures of the awning light connection. Ihave them but use a quick connect to unplug them.A pictures tells a lot. thank you
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Old 10-10-2014, 01:30 PM   #8
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Not sure if it would work or not, but I have been thinking running the wire in the seam on the edge of the awning material, then it would just roll up with the awning.


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Not sure if it would work or not, but I have been thinking running the wire in the seam on the edge of the awning material, then it would just roll up with the awning.


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Hi Scott
I tried that already and it will not work. The awning material stretched and wire didn't and rolled up very uneven.
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On our last two we put the led strip on the motor home just under were the awning connects the strip lights the area under the entire awning
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On the 2014s the power wire is run in the edge of the awning. It rolls up with the awning. The wire is very small 22ga wire I would guess. Honestly it does not look all that durable, but not any force so it will hopefully hold up overtime. Like they said, just hit the switch
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I tried that already and it will not work. The awning material stretched and wire didn't and rolled up very uneven.

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Thanks Jesse, glad I did not waist my time trying that.


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I am determined to make my LED awning roller lights work without having to climb a ladder and plug them in each time we set up and without replacing the awning. Has anyone made this happen yet?

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Jesse, is this a add-on or factory? I added a LED strip to my coach and located it under the awning on the slide face above the window. It has a remote. The only drawback is that the LED controller interferes with the thermostat(). The lights must be off to get the thermostat to work correctly. But, my point is, if you added the lights replace them with the stick-on LED strip. I didn't pay much for mine and that may be the problem.

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Jesse, is this a add-on or factory? I added a LED strip to my coach and located it under the awning on the slide face above the window. It has a remote. The only drawback is that the LED controller interferes with the thermostat(). The lights must be off to get the thermostat to work correctly. But, my point is, if you added the lights replace them with the stick-on LED strip. I didn't pay much for mine and that may be the problem.

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Hi Rick
It is an add on but same as factory.
The interference may be from the power source you chose. Could be bleeding back from a common ground.
https://plus.google.com/101316903016...ts/9jeYxnBJXpU

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