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07 Nov 2019 @ 13:59:14 pm
Henk2
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Hi There all Campers

I want to know why?, if i connect a car radio to the 12 V supply from (DB) same supply as LED lights in caravan, lights start to flicker and radio, if put volume up sound die out. Not familier with this connections and need some help Please. Just did some upgrades in Caravan and trying to sort the lights. Where can i search for LED lighting, looking for a type of reading light for bedpost with own on/off switch.

 

Thanks

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07 Nov 2019 @ 14:34:22 pm
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Met daai tipe krag bly ek weg. Bang ek brand my "Black Box" wat in my hart is.

 

As jy wil he jou drome moet waar word, moet jy eers wakker word.

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07 Nov 2019 @ 14:34:58 pm
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Welkom op die forum.

 

As jy wil he jou drome moet waar word, moet jy eers wakker word.

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07 Nov 2019 @ 15:38:43 pm
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Henk welkom op die forum en hoop jy gaan dit geniet.

Dis jou DB se 12V wat volgens die beperkte inligting te swak is om jou radio en LED ligte te dryf. Jy noem nie of daar ook 'n battery op dieselfde punt waar die ligte en radio gekoppel is nie.

Verder gee ons die naam van jou DB of ook die model woonwa dan kan ons probeer raai watter laaier jy het en verder probeer help.

 

 

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07 Nov 2019 @ 16:37:03 pm
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Henk, wat die leeslampie betref, ek het die onderstaande LED leeslampie by Leasureland Campworld in Bellville gekoop vir R115.  Absoluut fantasties - drie ligskerpte verstellings (maksimum 120 lumens) sonder drade en met ingeboude battery wat met 'n selfoonlaaier gelaai word.  Op sy skerpste hou die battery 8 ure en op die minder skerp lig kan dit tot 40 uur brand.

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07 Nov 2019 @ 19:50:45 pm
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Hello Henk,  It sounds very much like your 12 volt DC supply is to light for the Items you are connecting. I suggest you contact an expert directly to check your equipment  and power supply specs as well as the quality of your DC supply.

Good luck

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07 Nov 2019 @ 21:56:42 pm
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Sjoe....trek n radio dan só baie krag? Of is dit so n ligte powersupply wat nie die mas kan opkom nie?

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08 Nov 2019 @ 07:00:27 am
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Henk the problem lies with the power supply.  That 12V supply is barely enough to power the light in the caravan.  The 12V cannot be used to charge a battery as the power supply is not a charger and this in turn will over charge a battery.

The only way to power the "Car Radio" in the caravan is you use a step down transformer, or install a 12V battery but you will have to charge the battery with a trickle charger.  Danie here on the forum can assist you with a such a charger.

There are various options for bunk bed lights on the NET.  But the option that Lennie presented is the easiest way.  Again when adding lights to the 12V circuit in your caravan could lead to some not working if the current drawn is to much.

12V LED lights are used everywhere.  You will find them at general lighting stores as well.

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08 Nov 2019 @ 11:43:34 am
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Thanks for all the info, Caravan is a 1993 Jurgens Fleetline XL. I bought it a year ago, there was 4 Led lights on, feed  from 2 x light switches. LED's and radio was already installed when I bought it, now after upgrade wires was disconnected on some points. lights run from separate circuits, one for front lights and one for rear and outside light. I do not have any idea what PSU/DB is installed. No battery connected but assume there is a charger inside as there is 2 x wires  with battery clamps connected.

 

 

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08 Nov 2019 @ 12:05:16 pm
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Henk, wat die leeslampie betref, ek het die onderstaande LED leeslampie by Leasureland Campworld in Bellville gekoop vir R115.  Absoluut fantasties - drie ligskerpte verstellings (maksimum 120 lumens) sonder drade en met ingeboude battery wat met 'n selfoonlaaier gelaai word.  Op sy skerpste hou die battery 8 ure en op die minder skerp lig kan dit tot 40 uur brand.

Dankie Lennie ek gaan beslis kyk by Campworld, hopelik het hulle ook sulke nice voorraad in Gauteng.

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08 Nov 2019 @ 13:28:40 pm
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Oppad na die volgende kamp.
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08 Nov 2019 @ 15:25:33 pm
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Thanks for all the info, Caravan is a 1993 Jurgens Fleetline XL. I bought it a year ago, there was 4 Led lights on, feed  from 2 x light switches. LED's and radio was already installed when I bought it, now after upgrade wires was disconnected on some points. lights run from separate circuits, one for front lights and one for rear and outside light. I do not have any idea what PSU/DB is installed. No battery connected but assume there is a charger inside as there is 2 x wires  with battery clamps connected.

 

 

I would think that your model might be fitted with the very low output charger which was never meant to drive loads directly but via a battery. The charger was meant to keep the battery charged.

If you can post a picture of what the DB looks like so that we can figure out is it a standard Jurgens CI DB or one fitted afterwards.

 

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08 Nov 2019 @ 21:02:44 pm
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Henk ek gebruik 'n 12v power supply wat ek by 220v in prop vir my radio in die wa

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10 Nov 2019 @ 07:14:49 am
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Die waaier kan handig wees as mens met kos te doen kry

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11 Nov 2019 @ 08:22:13 am
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Hi Henk, lig die bankies in jou wa se deksels op, onder een van hulle hoort jy die power supply te kry, en gewoonlik jou battery langs dit. Volg die gelykstroom (12V) drade, êrens is iets fout, vernaam omdat jy nie self die installasie gedoen het nie. Gebruik 'n Multimeter en toets die drade by die radio. Die kar radio in my wa werk 100% op 12V vanaf die power supply, saam met die ligte. Toets sommer jou battery ook, dit is moontlik nie meer 100% nie.

Ek het nou die dag Lumeno se 12V "reading lights" gekoop en twee bokant ons bed vasgesit. Die lees liggies werk baie goed en kan afsonderlik gestel word en aan en af geskakel word, https://www.lumenoled.co.za/led-light-products/utility-lights.

Hoop jy kom gou reg.

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11 Nov 2019 @ 11:45:16 am
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Nico as ek dit reg het is die karavaan nie toegerus met 'n battery nie.  Die verdeel kas het 'n 12V fasiliteit wat net die ligte werk en dalk die water pompie as hy so iets het.

Die 12V punt kan ook nie gebruik word om 'n battery te laai nie want dit sal die battery oor laai.

Die battery in jou wa is die buffer krag vir die gebruik van die radio en die groot rede waarom die radio by jou goed werk.  Ek het dit ook so gehad in een van my Penta karavane.

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11 Nov 2019 @ 18:08:57 pm
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Flexible reading light (15cm)

Specifications

Neck: 15cm
White LED
On/Off Switch
Adjustable Beam Angle
Silver Housing

Flexible reading light (15cm)

Flexible Reading Light

Specifications:

- Dual White/Red
- Input:12v
- White:1.8w
- Red:1.8w

Flexible Reading Light

 

Oppad na die volgende kamp.
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5 days ago @ 10:51:49 am
Leon
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Flexible reading light (15cm)

Specifications

Neck: 15cm
White LED
On/Off Switch
Adjustable Beam Angle
Silver Housing

Flexible reading light (15cm)

Flexible Reading Light

Specifications:

- Dual White/Red
- Input:12v
- White:1.8w
- Red:1.8w

Flexible Reading Light

 

Willem waar het jy die ligte se info gekry?

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5 days ago @ 13:07:49 pm
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Klik op die naam, dit is die skakel.

Flexible reading light (15cm)

Flexible Reading Light

Oppad na die volgende kamp.
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5 days ago @ 13:19:13 pm
Leeu
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Die "link" werk 100%, dankie Wilem. Wat kos die ligte, weet jy?

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5 days ago @ 13:24:07 pm
Leon
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Sal Lumeno maar moet skakel.

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5 days ago @ 13:39:25 pm
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Ek is verbaas dat Brommer nie deelneem aan hierdie gesprek nie.

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4 days ago @ 17:30:42 pm
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Dit is hoe die Unit lyk in karavaan, liggies great ek reeds vir Lumeno gekontak vir die gooseneck reading lights. Dankie aan almal se raad, help beslis om dinge biejie meer te verstaan, ek maar n meganiese man, nie te vertroud met vandag se elektriese dinge nie. Maar al die inligting maak my beslis bietjie wyser. Sal dit raadsaam wees om n battery ook te kopel, daar is battery klampe aan?

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3 days ago @ 06:50:14 am
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Henk ek weet nie wat die 12V rate van daai verdeelbord is nie.  Die battery klampe kon dalk later aangesit gewees het.  Kom ons sê die 12V is reg vir die laai van 'n battery dan sal die probleme wat jy ondervind met die radio ook uit die weggeruim wees as jy net 'n battery installeer.

Maak maar eers seker dat daai 12V krag gelykstaande is aan die trickle laai spoed (14.7V)  2 Amps anders gaan die battery oorlaai word.

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3 days ago @ 07:17:42 am
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Hi Henk, ek kan nie verstaan hoe jou 12V kar radio gewerk het sonder 'n battery in jou wa nie, miskien is daar 'n "transformer" in lyn met die 220V krag toevoer met 'n lae stroom en veroorsaak dat die radio te veel stroom trek as jy hom harder sit?

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3 days ago @ 16:27:36 pm
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Henk as die fotos van nader geneem is dat ons kan sien waarvoor elke fuse is dan kan ons vasstel of daar dalk 'n laaier teenwoordig is. Sou dit wel wees al is dit klein kan mens net 'n baatery bysit. Mens wil egter net seker maak dat dit nie net 'n power supply is wat jou battery kan kook as jy dit op die bat klampe sou koppel. Ek glo die radio speel wel lae volume omdat daar 12V beskikbaar is maar net te min.

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