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Old 04-09-2016, 05:11 PM   #1
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making modifications!

Looking to see if anyone else has some input. I've got a new 212HW, and want to add a battery monitor and some USB ports. I plan on tapping into the power going to the radio. The USB ports dont pull a lot of amps, and making a plate for it all to mount under the radio will be easy. I plan on an on off switch for the USB to reduce parasitic draw when not in use, as well as a momentary switch for the battery meter.

Also, has anyone wanted to swing the fridge door the other way? I started to swap it today, but the hinges are not reversible. Can I order them from dometic?

I did manage to make a grey water tank out of a washing machine hose and some fittings from the hardware store. Removed the valve from a walmart 5 gallon jug, and it is simple 3/4'' pipe thread. Replaced it with a plastic hose bib, and now I can drain my grey water without any drips or mess.
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Old 04-10-2016, 04:05 AM   #2
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Since I never used the nightlight, spouse tapped into it for 12v power to the voltmeter and usb hook ups. The night light switch is used to power it on when needed.
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The best part of your response, is that is the same combo I ordered on Amazon. I take it you're happy with it?
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Old 04-10-2016, 02:59 PM   #4
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Yes, I am very happy with the purchase. I returned the one with the 12v socket/usb combo. I especially like having the voltmeter on the on/off switch.
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Old 06-11-2016, 04:05 AM   #5
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I finally got around to installing my charging station. The local engraver hooked me up with a face plate in about 20 min. I was very happy.

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Old 06-12-2016, 03:13 AM   #7
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Looks good! I like the battery level sticker. I almost did that, but thought a minimum would suffice.
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Old 06-12-2016, 06:31 PM   #8
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This USB outlet is a favorite place to charge this lantern
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Made use of the underside of the storage lid for hanging fishing poles. Now they are safe and easily accessed for a quick stop at the local fishing hole.

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I just added a Anker 5 port USB 50 watt auto charger to the camper. The two, 1 amp USB outlets was simply not enough. I ran the wire through the opening for the 120 volt outlet in the microwave cabinet and connected it to the 12V system in the cabinet. It is accessorized with 3 red Lightning cables that will stay in the camper so I can now always tell which wire is for my Apple devices and which is for USB devices.

https://www.amazon.com/Anker-5-Port-...rt+usb+charger
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