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Old 03-25-2013, 11:06 AM   #741
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I can't tell 100%, is that with the awning rolled up and the lights just under it? If so, how does it look\ function with the awning extended?
They work great with the awning extended, the lights aren't shining in your eyes and you don't have to unplug them when you roll the awning up. I put mine on a light sensitive photo eye and wired them into the useless factory outside step light along with adding some ribbon lights to the step cutout on the same circuit.
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:32 AM   #742
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We just pulled the trigger on these. $48.43

I know...I know..they are more, but I was thinking the R. F. controller
will be an easier install.


http://http://www.ebay.com/itm/5M-RG...item231e087875
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:34 AM   #743
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I can't tell 100%, is that with the awning rolled up and the lights just under it? If so, how does it look\ function with the awning extended?
Looks super with Awning deployed,even more White area for it to display from. Youroo!!
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:35 AM   #744
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They work great with the awning extended, the lights aren't shining in your eyes and you don't have to unplug them when you roll the awning up. I put mine on a light sensitive photo eye and wired them into the useless factory outside step light along with adding some ribbon lights to the step cutout on the same circuit.
I figured they would. I am debating on putting the second set I have there and getting rid of the one on the roller tube. Actually, the ones on the tube have to come off anyway as the waterproofing has let me down... I'm tempted to give them a shot up there, the wiring should be easier that way if nothing else.
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:36 AM   #745
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And your Costco is ...... where? and the price?

Thanks.
I found them at the Burnsville, MN store. I think they were about $35.00. I just tried to find them on the Costco website but they weren't listed so it may have been one of those special deals only offered in certain stores, but it did come with an offer for a discount if you wanted to buy an additional strip of lights on the Sylvania website with a special code for Costco shoppers so you would think Sylvania and Costco made a deal.
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:55 AM   #746
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I figured they would. I am debating on putting the second set I have there and getting rid of the one on the roller tube. Actually, the ones on the tube have to come off anyway as the waterproofing has let me down... I'm tempted to give them a shot up there, the wiring should be easier that way if nothing else.
I could not find any Pics. of the awning side of your unit.If you noticed on our V-Lite a (Scare lite) on the right side. Perfect place to put the controler for power (Water Proof) and reciever antenna. The (Scare Lites) on that side are Very Offensive to use,for us or our fellow campers any way! Youroo!!
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Old 03-25-2013, 01:40 PM   #747
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They work great with the awning extended, the lights aren't shining in your eyes and you don't have to unplug them when you roll the awning up. I put mine on a light sensitive photo eye and wired them into the useless factory outside step light along with adding some ribbon lights to the step cutout on the same circuit.
How do you connect them to the power so that you don't have to unplug them? I have thought about that but couldn't figure out how the connection wire would not get all twisted up or need X number of feet extra to roll up with the awning.
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Old 03-25-2013, 02:16 PM   #748
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How do you connect them to the power so that you don't have to unplug them? I have thought about that but couldn't figure out how the connection wire would not get all twisted up or need X number of feet extra to roll up with the awning.
Attach them to the side of your camper.
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Old 03-25-2013, 02:20 PM   #749
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How do you connect them to the power so that you don't have to unplug them? I have thought about that but couldn't figure out how the connection wire would not get all twisted up or need X number of feet extra to roll up with the awning.
Like Turbs said, except mine are attached to the rail under the awning that is screwed to the side. I also used the 3M outdoor double sided tape.
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Old 03-26-2013, 08:43 AM   #750
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Here is how I did mine. I used two strips and paralleled them at the ends.

I ran a 4 wire (TELCO type) down the awning wall mount inside the camper through the existing awning motor power hole. The remote sensor came back out through the same hole as well.

12 VDC was tapped off a light in the basement storage area.
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