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Old 06-16-2013, 03:15 PM   #1411
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My lights r in and tested. All work perfectly. Now just have to get time to get them installed.
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Old 06-16-2013, 03:49 PM   #1412
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My lights r in and tested. All work perfectly. Now just have to get time to get them installed.
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Old 06-16-2013, 06:11 PM   #1413
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Bingo. Good call Herk. So I started pressing on each of those three LED's with my finger and the one closest to the power is the culprit. I press in on a spot around that one and then those three do as they are supposed to. Once I pull my finger off that spot they go back to green. I am unable to notice anything particularly different there that would stick out. Any suggestions? I would even take a suggestion that would deaden those three but leave the others on. Problem is power runs past these three. Sighs.
Short of replacement? No. Sorry.
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Old 06-17-2013, 02:32 PM   #1414
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Short of replacement? No. Sorry.

Only thing you might be able to do is cut the strip to remove those three lights and then re solder the wires back on. Not easy while up on a ladder if you don't pull them down, but it is possible. To make it easier you could pull down a short section of them (enough to work with them from the top of a ladder) so you are not soldering them upside down. If you do this make sure to solder them back in the right order.
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Old 06-17-2013, 04:03 PM   #1415
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First off, kudos and thank you to everyone, (especially Herk) on this thread for your ideas and assistance, I have actually read this thread from start to finish prior to doing my camper and helping my buddy out. We did however run into a problem and I'm not sure if its similar to WarMovies issue, so here it goes. We are running our LEDs up the right side of the awning support next to the trailer, make the 90 onto the awning support at the top, make the next 90 and go down the left awning support. In order to do this we've had to splice two LED strips together using the LED Connector Box mentioned earlier in this thread. (BTW works like a champ!!!) The frist strand of LEDs lights up perfectly in all colors, the second strand of lights lights up perfectly in blue and red, however in white, pink and green we see sporadically different colors throughout the strand. I've attached a picture of the white as its the best to see what I'm describing.

These are the lights that we purchased: Waterproof LED Strand

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Old 06-17-2013, 08:40 PM   #1416
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Well took the 2603 out for a 4 day weekend. Got the lights up at the last minute, of course after reading 136 pages. I ordered the RF LED lights from ebay, learned how to use a multi-meter and solder and low and behold, there was light!!!
I ran it through the wall with a wiring grommet from home depo sealed it, and tied it in to a cabin light in the front cabinet.

Wife was pleased on how clean it looked and the remote worked flawlessly. Thank for all of the advice here on the forum.

Now I just need to figure out how to mount these!!!
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Old 06-18-2013, 08:25 AM   #1417
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Has anyone tried using 5050 LEDs instead of the 3528? Are they too bright?
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Old 06-18-2013, 08:28 AM   #1418
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Has anyone tried using 5050 LEDs instead of the 3528? Are they too bright?
I think most of us use the 5050 lights.
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Has anyone tried using 5050 LEDs instead of the 3528? Are they too bright?
Yes, most (me included) use the 5050s.
Note: They can be adjusted with the remote for brightness as well.
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Has anyone tried using 5050 LEDs instead of the 3528? Are they too bright?
As stated... They dim.
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