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Old 03-27-2016, 07:53 AM   #1
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Diamond LED Awning Lighting Kit

Has anyone installed this multicolor lighting? We are considering for our FC 23. Looking for feedback and recommendations. Specifically, how to attach, running power and overall reliability. Bay Area AS stocks them and they usually carry proven equipment.
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Old 03-28-2016, 11:24 AM   #2
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Actually, if there is a better LED awning light option we are definitely open for suggestions.
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Old 03-28-2016, 03:19 PM   #3
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I installed a Blue LED awning light strip from Recreation Pro. Doesn't change colors. Put it on the shell, not the awning channel but right underneath it. So it shines up and not right in our eyes. Works great. Ran the wire about 14 inches straight toward the back of the trailer (on the outside) and then drilled a 1/4" hole through the shell which enters the cabinet behind the stereo. Tied into the 12v wiring that goes to the spotlight above the dinette. You access this by the panel that has the electrical outlet in the dvd player cabinet. Then wired a toggle switch from Radio Shack and installed it next to the outlet. I also put in a switch there for my back up camera. Couple hours of work but a clean install.
I can post some pictures if you want, I've seen a couple of posts of others who have done it this way. The light also is visible with the awning closed which is why I put it on the trailer instead of the awning. But it could be done either way.
Big improvement over the glaring round Airstream outside light that we have on our 2012 25'. And we can still see the stars.
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Old 03-29-2016, 04:18 PM   #4
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Great info and would love to see pictures of the switch and power location.
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Old 03-30-2016, 10:17 AM   #5
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More details on install

Here are some pics, and a link to another thread that has a detailed post #40 on another way to install them. My install position creates one small problem in that the awning clamp down hook in the middle won't reach the catch anymore as the lights get in the way. But the latch wheels on each end still engage so that seems to be fine.
I put a rubber grommet in the hole, and sealed it up with parabond.


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Here is the inside pic:
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Old 03-30-2016, 03:58 PM   #7
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Thanks. Nice setup. I am also looking at Boogeylights.com. Not sure if they are much different than the Diamonds.
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