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Old 02-05-2015, 10:03 AM   #15
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Cool. I picked up a 3 meter lenght of white LEDs from Amazon that came in yesterday, and this is pretty much what I want to do as well. Probably going to wait till a bit warmer weather too. I may wire it in with the light above the door or run it in separately, not sure yet. Your installation looks good.
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Old 02-05-2015, 09:06 PM   #16
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I finished installing strip lighting and very pleased with the results. I purchased a 15 meter strip of multicolored lights which fit our 16 foot awning perfectly. It can be cut at various lengths if need be. Together with the remote and controller total kit ran about $100.

I laid painters tape to mark a straight edge about 3 inches below the awning tube. I considered placing the strip on the inside aluminum strip of the roller, however the problem with this placement is the lights won't show if the awning is rolled up. This placement allows the lights to be seen with and without the awning out. The The LED strip is aluminum colored so it blends pretty well and is barely noticeable.

I ran the wires from the end of the strip up around the end of the roller tube on to the roof, under my solar panels and down along the bathroom vent tube and to the 12V fuse panel. Total installation took about 2.5 hours.

Below is a photo of the lights. The remote allows brightness control and color selection. There are programmed color sequences as well.

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Looks great! Can you post the product info?


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Old 02-05-2015, 10:05 PM   #17
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Looks super sharp Ktholin. Please post the source! That really does look S H A R P.
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Old 02-06-2015, 10:19 AM   #18
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I picked them up at a local RV supplier. I'll get the info when we return home in a few days.


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Old 02-06-2015, 10:40 AM   #19
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The LED kits can be found at www.rickstrailersupply.com. Go to the online store and type "LED strip" in the search box. I used a 16 foot color strip with controller and remote.

You may have to call them as the website has only limited info. (949) 498-2348 ask for Brian. Hope this helps. Let me know if you need more info.




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Old 02-06-2015, 01:35 PM   #20
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I have one of these kits from Amazon. It is the same kit that RV stores sell for $150.

Amazon.com: LEDwholesalers 16.4ft RGB Color Changing Kit with LED Flexible Strip, Controller with 44-button Remote and Power Supply, 2034RGB+3315+3215: Musical Instruments
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Old 02-06-2015, 01:38 PM   #21
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I posted the wrong link for the kit, this is the waterproof kit that I have, it can be wired either 12V or 120V.

Amazon.com: SUPERNIGHTŪ 16.4ft 5M Waterproof Flexible strip 300leds Color Changing RGB SMD5050 LED Light Strip Kit RGB 5M +44Key Remote+12V 5A Power Supply: Musical Instruments
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Probably similar. The remote is different. Importantly the power input is 100-240V. I used a 12v system. Price looks good.


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KTHOLIN; Are you still happy with the LED light strip installation?
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