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Old 02-26-2011, 06:48 PM   #1
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Remote control light switch

Looking for info and/or advice. I need to come up with a wall switch for the bedroom ceiling light, we hate to crawl up on the bed to turn it off and on. Have searched for routes to run wire to a switch either on the side wall or the wall between the bedroom and back of shower. I haven't arrived at any route that doesn't involve pulling or removing ceiling or wall panels to do this, which is an option I do not want to do (also my war department does not want this to happen.

So I guess what iI am needing is any other ideas and does anyone have any info or experience on a wireless switch. This is also a mod that can't break the bank to do.

This is one of those deals that wouldn't have cost much at the factory and would make TT life a lot more enjoyable.


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Old 02-26-2011, 07:01 PM   #2
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would this work? Universal 12 Volt Remote Control Kit: Automotive
or - Logisys RM01 Wireless Remote Control 12V Relay Power Switch w/ 2 Remotes
assuming you have 12 volt


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Old 02-26-2011, 07:46 PM   #3
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I was thinking the same thing - they also make them in 110 as well - my parents had purchased a fan for there house that had a remote control to turn on the lights and the fan which is probably what he will want to do if he doesnt want to tear up walls to run wire.
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Old 02-26-2011, 09:38 PM   #4
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Wiremold is also an issue. Home depot and Lowes often carry it. they make it in plastic and steel. Plastic has a 2 way tape to hold it ( I advise also adding screws). Comes in different colours. Electrical wholesalers is also a good place to find it (or ask your local electrician)

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