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Old 08-09-2012, 10:54 AM   #511
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I bought 1/2" ones from Ebay. I also ordered the clear 1/2" track in 3' lengths and used 3M outdoor two-side tape to attach em to the 5ver just under the awning mount. I will use velcro to attach the power cord to the awning arm when the awning is closed. They give just the right amount of light.



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Old 08-09-2012, 05:07 PM   #512
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Light is diminished some when all the way in the channel.
Therefore I pull mine out slightly to reveal the led .
You'll see once there installed what I mean.

Also don't slide them through the awning track push them in directly at the point there going .
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Thanks for the tip, makes a world of difference getting advice from people who have already tackled it. I want them bright but not too bright. After you put yours in the channel, could you remove them if you wanted and mount them differently or one strike and you're out?
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Thanks for the tip, makes a world of difference getting advice from people who have already tackled it. I want them bright but not too bright. After you put yours in the channel, could you remove them if you wanted and mount them differently or one strike and you're out?
Suggestion, temporarily mount them under the awning rail on the camper. It greatly simplifies the wiring and puts out light whether the awning is in or out and leaves the groove free for a sunshade.
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Old 08-10-2012, 02:21 PM   #514
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Just got my 5050 lights in, how do you plug the lights into the led controller? It looks like I have 2 female ends
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Old 08-10-2012, 02:47 PM   #515
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Just got my 5050 lights in, how do you plug the lights into the led controller? It looks like I have 2 female ends
Av8orLou,

I ordered two separate sets from the same vendor and noticed that one sets controller had a female connector and the other came with a male connector. Otherwise they were the same.

Maybe yours got mixed up when packaging them
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There should of been a 4 pin connection to put the female ends together.
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Suggestion, temporarily mount them under the awning rail on the camper. It greatly simplifies the wiring and puts out light whether the awning is in or out and leaves the groove free for a sunshade.
Thanks, that may be the answer until I figure a permanent install location
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Just got my 5050 lights in, how do you plug the lights into the led controller? It looks like I have 2 female ends
WoW, that stinks. Amazon.......
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There should of been a 4 pin connection to put the female ends together.
Yeah I am going to see if I can find something at the electronic store to connect them
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Just got my 5050 lights in, how do you plug the lights into the led controller? It looks like I have 2 female ends
They are both female ends. One should have shipped with a double male connector stuck in one socket.

I found out when I lost mine driving down the highway. I made a new one from a short piece of TELCO 4 wire. The solid wire is the right diameter for a good electrical connection.
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