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Old 06-28-2015, 09:00 PM   #1911
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Don't recall any instructions on how to program the remote.
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Old 06-28-2015, 11:09 PM   #1912
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Actually if you take the little white box apart you'll see that they soldered the wires to the wrong terminals.(you can fix this yourself). That's why your lights don't work properly. If you hit blue it will show green and vise versa. Dam Chinese!! I have ordered a few sets and a couple of them were like that.
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Old 07-06-2015, 12:07 PM   #1913
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Just installed these on my awning this weekend. They were great. Loved using the Red and Blue for the 4th theme (seperately of course but remote made it easy to change between the two). Had several people stop by and admire the lights. This is probably my favorite mod. I plan to do it the hard way and take them down each trip.
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Old 07-07-2015, 10:52 PM   #1914
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I got a 16' length of RGB lights with the controller. Today I got the install done for awning lights. My awning is only 13', so I used the extra yard of lights under the camper by the stairs and the grill. It came out great. I don't do electrical mods, so I bought an LED extension cord, and a y splitter. I used the 3-M adhesive that came with the waterproof light strip, some rubbing alcohol to clean the flat surface under the awning, and stuck the lights as far as they would go, then cut the strip. The instructions with the lights tell you how to cut on the copper separating every three LEDS. Both ends of the lights have a connector so I ran the extension wire along the door edge from the awning to the stairs, and the underbelly of the camper, where I fastened the left over lights with the Y splitter. I will take the wires off connecting the LEDs to travel, and unplug and ziplock it all in a bag. It should be very easy to set up, and so many colors! It may not be as finished looking as some of the other posts, but pretty close! I thought there might be some other folks who might like to add lights without drilling holes and playing with electrical connections. There are all kinds of Led items on e-bay and Amazon, and pretty cheap. The whole project was about $28.00.


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Old 07-13-2015, 09:55 PM   #1915
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I am also late to this thread and am planning on installing a set in the near future. Great pictures and installation instructions! Like you, I have a manual awning on my 2010 Wildwood XLite and was wondering on how to power them up. I have a few questions on the install if you don't mind. I'm torn between installing them as you did on the side of the trailer or installing them on the awning tube. If they are on the awning tube, you won't be able to see them directly but will see the "glow" on the side of the trailer and I can use the awning rails to route the wiring to the outdoor plug. However, if we have a nice night but windy (as it often is here) I won't be able to open the awning and use the lights. If I mount them on the side of the trailer will I get the same "glow" effect on the trailer body? Any thoughts? Why did you choose the side of the trailer under the awning for your mounting location?
I decided on mounting the strip to the trailer as opposed to the tube for many of the same reasons you listed. As for the glow, you have to decide for yourself. Here is a picture of mine from my only trip with them (Holding fine after 1,200 miles with the included mounting tape)


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A friend mounted his to the slide-out under his awning, and another friend has them factory mounted on the trailer wall, same as mine. Another friend in going to mount his at the lower molding belt (just above the cargo doors) on his class A. He likes the light at a low height.
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Old 07-16-2015, 02:10 PM   #1916
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I just ordered the LED string from Amazon, and they have no tape, adhesive to hang them with to my TT. What are you guys using to attach the string, etc. to your TT? I can only find dbl sided tape by scotch and it won't stick to the casing of the lights.

any thoughts or suggestions on what to use
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Old 07-16-2015, 02:26 PM   #1917
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bagged,as far as the tape,use 3m gray tape.It comes in 1/2" and is used for auto body trim.You can get it at Auto Zone or O'rileys.It'll hold it just fine.Don't let it stick to your arm.You will loose some hair.Don't ask how I know.
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Old 07-16-2015, 02:52 PM   #1918
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bagged,as far as the tape,use 3m gray tape.It comes in 1/2" and is used for auto body trim.You can get it at Auto Zone or O'rileys.It'll hold it just fine.
X2. I removed the adhesives that comes with the lights and then before rolling the lights back on the spool I put the trim tape on, leaving the backing on one side until I was ready to adhere to the RV. Has held up very well.
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bagged,as far as the tape,use 3m gray tape.It comes in 1/2" and is used for auto body trim.You can get it at Auto Zone or O'rileys.It'll hold it just fine.Don't let it stick to your arm.You will loose some hair.Don't ask how I know.

thanks, i'm auto zone now buying it. Thanks
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Old 07-18-2015, 09:49 PM   #1920
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I have to tell you, the lights I got had waterproof covering and adhesive, and they look like they will stay on. Only time will tell. I believe it's in the surface prep..... New camper & alcohol wiping prep, really clean surface contact.


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