Best Place To Take A 12V Feed From?
Posted 30 December 2017 - 12:16 PM
Im looking to fit some led strips and possibly a few usb sockets in cabin,
Where is the best place to take a 12v feed from in the cabin with out rewiring the whole car?
Sorry if this seems amateur, im fairly new to car electronics
Posted 30 December 2017 - 01:35 PM
Posted 30 December 2017 - 11:49 PM
From the fuse box or the solinoid are good points.
Posted 31 December 2017 - 07:26 PM
Posted 04 January 2018 - 05:40 PM
I'd splice into the 2nd point of the ignition wire with an in-line fuse, then go from there, that way it will all shut off when you take out the key.
Posted 06 January 2018 - 01:33 AM
Personally. I took a permanent live from the starter solenoid. This is switched via a relay which is triggered from the ignition first "accessory" click. Taken from the protected side of the fuse board. Now i have a fuseboard just for my junk. So far ive put my CB radio on it.
Posted 03 April 2018 - 09:35 AM
Posted 03 April 2018 - 12:44 PM
Should be fine on the "accessory" circuit - ignition position 1 for heater fan and radio. Wiring off the solenoid isn't necessary, but a good idea if you end up wanting to add more - use decent sized cable.
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