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Old 01-01-2012, 03:51 PM   #1
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Smev Hob installation question

I'm installing a Smev Hob (cooktop like in new Safaris) in my Bambi II. The ignitor requires a 12 volts for power with a 3 amp fuse. Instead of running a wire around the trailer to a connector with the fuse, would it be feasible to simply wire the ignitor to a small 12 volt battery?
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No, not really. That battery would need to be charged. I don't know the layout of your trailer, but there's usually power nearby.

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Old 01-01-2012, 04:38 PM   #3
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Just for giggles, try it with a 9 volt battery and see if it works.
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Old 01-05-2012, 05:48 PM   #4
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Answered my own question

I ended up wiring two 6 volt lantern batteries + to - to get 12 volts and "presto" the ignitor sparks. That was a lot simpler than running wire all around B II.
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