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Old 11-21-2016, 11:10 AM   #1
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Dometic Case Awning LED Light Kit

I sent a message to Dometic on a couple items, one of which was more detail on the case LED strip. Looking at the instruction sheet they sent me, it would seem real easy to incorporate your own light system with controller, following these same instructions. The one nice thing is that the lights move out with the awning, and are not exposed on the body when travelling.

Just throwing another idea out there for exterior LED strip lights. Not sure I will do it, but can decide a ways down the road.

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Old 11-21-2016, 11:14 AM   #2
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The lights installed by Escape are almost completed covered by the awning, once closed as some light is emitted but the light strip is not visible.
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The lights installed by Escape are almost completed covered by the awning, once closed as some light is emitted but the light strip is not visible.
and the remote that controls the awning also controls the lights so no additional remote to get lost?
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Not really, one remote for the awning, a separate remote for the light. One is big, one is tiny, you guess which one is which.
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The one nice thing is that the lights move out with the awning, and are not exposed on the body when travelling.
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Do the lights show on this one when the awning isn't deployed or are they rolled up on the awning roller and not usable when closed?
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Let's not get confused. Option A- Escape installs optional light strip, along the top of the trailer and visible when deployed, adjustable with separate remote. when closed some light is emitted.
Option B, Dometic supplied accessory light kit which is installed on the awning deployed edge by the owner, visible when deployed, not sure about when closed or if it can be on when closed?
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Let's not get confused. Option A- Escape installs optional light strip, along the top of the trailer and visible when deployed, adjustable with separate remote. when closed some light is emitted.
Option B, Dometic supplied accessory light kit which is installed on the awning deployed edge by the owner, visible when deployed, not sure about when closed or if it can be on when closed?
IMHO sounds as if option A has less chance of failure. Option B per those installation instructions has perhaps more possibility of failure with those exposed flexing wiring connections at each joint assuming of course Option A has nothing mounted to a part/joint that bends.
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Not really, one remote for the awning, a separate remote for the light. One is big, one is tiny, you guess which one is which.
question for seasoned campers that camp in trailer campgrounds...are there a lot of homeless remote controls found in camp sites or does the campground supervisor have a big collection?
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the LED remote is attached to an Escape Trailers lanyard, the awning remote has it's own holder by the door, similar to the remote for the o/h fan if you go that route.
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question for seasoned campers that camp in trailer campgrounds...are there a lot of homeless remote controls found in camp sites or does the campground supervisor have a big collection?
I hear you on that, and would prefer a fixes mount control. If like the awning control it had a mounting bracket for it.
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Do the lights show on this one when the awning isn't deployed or are they rolled up on the awning roller and not usable when closed?
They are on the arms and can be used only when deployed.
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I'm unable to reset the awning lights to just come on and stay at high or low as I need them. I just have the disco lighting and I don't want the flashing or moving lights. Just one level as I set it.


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