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Old 06-22-2013, 12:58 AM   #1
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Post 12v ceiling lights changing to 120v?

can I use household ceiling lights instead of 12 volt ceiling lights-12 volt lights don't look as nice.problem I think would be wiring.i believe 12 v has 2 wires and 110v has 3 wires.is it possible and if so ,how.or does anyone no where to find nice satin nickel 12v lights. finally I no 12v items run from battery,but when plugged to shore power does power come from shore or do I still have to keep batteries in .thanks in advance jesse-1995 Fleetwood bounder 40 foot
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You cannot change the 12 volts to 120 volt lights. Do a search for better RV lights. As far as being plugged in . . . there is a converter that runs the lights and all other 12 volt stuff as well as keeping the batteries charged.
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You can change your lights to LED lights here is one there are more in QT's # 3.
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Or you could get your nice 110 fixture and connect it to 12V wiring....
THEN get a 12V bulb that looks EXACTLY like a 110 bulb (sold most anywhere)
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