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Old 11-06-2013, 08:20 AM   #11
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I installed several red led night lights in my stock lights with a switch, very easy to see at night, one in bath is left on all night, minimal battery draw (.001 milliamp)
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Old 11-06-2013, 09:30 PM   #12
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... minimal battery draw (.001 milliamp)
Did you perhaps mean 1 milliamp or 0.001 amp, or perhaps ten times that? One milliamp would be 0.012 watts, which is still very low... 0.001 milliamp wouldn't even be measurable by anything likely to be used in a trailer.
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Old 11-21-2013, 06:46 PM   #13
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let there be light

Couldn't find a 12 v nightlight that worked for us. I found one on Amazon that looked good and matches the interior well.

I just finished installing it and it's just what we wanted. The floor and entry are illuminated. The unit draws very little power but I wanted an off switch. Took power off the 12volt plug under the dinette and ran the wiring through the inside of the cabinets using wire loom and held down with brackets.
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Old 11-21-2013, 07:34 PM   #14
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Nice work, I too like to see at night without turning on the o/h lights. I continued the run over to the wall along the floor, thru the screen door trim to the outside wall. There I drilled a small hole and installed one to illuminate the steps at night. You can leave the single led light on all night with minimal draw.
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Nice work, I too like to see at night without turning on the o/h lights. I continued the run over to the wall along the floor, thru the screen door trim to the outside wall. There I drilled a small hole and installed one to illuminate the steps at night. You can leave the single led light on all night with minimal draw.
Good idea. I've found the step outside at night is treacherous. Did you find a weatherproof 12 volt light that works ok?

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Old 11-21-2013, 07:47 PM   #16
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Yes, I removed the one in the picture above, it was a bullet type, ran the wire down and to the outside and reinstalled the bullet outside and replace the interior one with a red LED which works better inside at night. The same red ones I wired into several factory lights to turn them into night lights.
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Old 11-21-2013, 07:49 PM   #18
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You got the hard part, getting the juice there, now just hook up the lights. I'll try to find where I got the bullet led, normally I buy from Superbrightleds.com and I think this is a license plate bullet light.
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