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Old 06-30-2014, 07:15 AM   #1741
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My first try at uploading a video failed :-(

Maybe I'll try again after work.
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Old 06-30-2014, 08:51 AM   #1742
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My first try at uploading a video failed :-(

Maybe I'll try again after work.
File size too big. 500 meg limit.

If you are saving in M4V you need to use a converter like handbrake to convert to MP4.
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Old 06-30-2014, 11:40 AM   #1743
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Not sure how that happened! Somehow Wswkmw's video got posted to my post??? Nice work Wswkmw. I am looking at doing the same thing to my CC. Was wondering about the LED channel folks have been using. Going to run mine through the hole the power awning wires go through. Will come out just under the kick step to the left of the dresser. I am then running the wires under the dresser and down through the hole the water lines go into the front basement. Going to tie into the units main 12 volt power bar/ground (where the resettable fuses are). Should be a real clean install when I'm done. Got to order all my parts and pieces. Going to go with the RF controller, but can't decide on which one of those either!
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Old 06-30-2014, 11:46 AM   #1744
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Going to go with the RF controller, but can't decide on which one of those either!
FYI - I bought the RF controller with the intention of replacing my 44 button one. After "breadboard" hooking it up; I found I liked the 44 button one a little better. Gonna try using the RF one I bought in a friend's installation when he gets his new toyhauler.
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Old 06-30-2014, 12:12 PM   #1745
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FYI - I bought the RF controller with the intention of replacing my 44 button one. After "breadboard" hooking it up; I found I liked the 44 button one a little better. Gonna try using the RF one I bought in a friend's installation when he gets his new toyhauler.
Herk, guess the 44 button lets your have more color hues?
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Old 06-30-2014, 12:21 PM   #1746
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I wish you could program multiple colors to change with these. Would be nice at holidays or game time to match your mood or team (ie red, white, blue changing for 4th of July). Anybody find one that does that?
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Old 06-30-2014, 01:14 PM   #1747
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My solution to awning lights

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OK after spending days reading this thread. I would like to know the opinions of the folks who used the channel to mount their LEDs. was looking at this channel
https://www.1000bulbs.com/product/66312/KLUS-B1888ANODL.html

Notice most folks are using the GIP, which seems to be wider. Was wanted to see what others think?
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Old 06-30-2014, 02:46 PM   #1748
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Herk, guess the 44 button lets your have more color hues?
Actually, the RF one has "infinite" colors since you change the colors by sliding your finger around a ring. Then there are "mode" switches.

It is just overly complicated for our needs.

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Old 06-30-2014, 07:23 PM   #1749
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Not sure how that happened! Somehow Wswkmw's video got posted to my post??? Nice work Wswkmw. I am looking at doing the same thing to my CC. Was wondering about the LED channel folks have been using. Going to run mine through the hole the power awning wires go through. Will come out just under the kick step to the left of the dresser. I am then running the wires under the dresser and down through the hole the water lines go into the front basement. Going to tie into the units main 12 volt power bar/ground (where the resettable fuses are). Should be a real clean install when I'm done. Got to order all my parts and pieces. Going to go with the RF controller, but can't decide on which one of those either!

Thanks textman! have no idea how my video ended up on your post! I guess when I mess things up I do it in a big way - considering neither can be viewed!

I didn't do a channel - just put the strips up to that small rail the awning is attached to, used 3m molding tape, seems like it's going to hold up well but only time will tell.

I was going to try to go in thru the awning power wires go in but could not figure where they actually went beyond the exterior wall. I didn't see any kick-plate near the dresser or anywhere else either. I could still go that route if I figure out where things go, but will go down right side to step light otherwise.
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Herk, in your attached pics I see in your T connector that you have a male coupler in one end. Did you solder that or will those connector hold those. Also i see your phone cable you used inside the female extension cable, again did you solder that? I am trying to figure out the best way to use the 4 strand rgb extension cable (no finished ends) So I can attach it to the LED strips themselves.
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