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Posted: Wed Dec 13, 2006 9:44 pm 
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anyone know which wire and what voltage on an el? who ever the f**k installed the last s**t made a right mess of it

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 13, 2006 9:54 pm 
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brown IIRC

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2006 6:21 pm 
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yes that answer is correct. the brown wire is illumination

 

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Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2006 12:26 am 
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i had a look at a wiring diagram and it was either the brown or the bed with red. i tried both and neither worked

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Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2006 1:41 pm 
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If unsure or if the brown doesnt work run it from the lighter light power.
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Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2006 2:27 pm 
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thats a really good idea joolz

found the problem, the unit has a setting in it that defaults to no illumination. not sure if it actually dims all that much really

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Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2006 3:30 pm 
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Nice one Fifty glad you found the problem. Had to play around with the settings on my HU and change to "auto" Looks alot more proffesional when it dims whith the headlights on.
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Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2006 9:22 pm 
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Yeh my sony deck dimmed when the lights where turned off. So i turned it off
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