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Old 07-07-2008, 08:05 PM   #1
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I have new in-dash stereo that runs off my coach battery and consumes a lot of power when off because face plate has multi-lighting.

I want to run off my coach or house batteries. Reason is consumption could drain coach. Has anybody used a three-way dash switch.

Three position because I'd like an off, coach, or house position selection.

I don't want to have keys in ignition for acc control. This is an RV and I'm not leaving my keys in the ignition.

Any thoughts?
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I have new in-dash stereo that runs off my coach battery and consumes a lot of power when off because face plate has multi-lighting.

I want to run off my coach or house batteries. Reason is consumption could drain coach. Has anybody used a three-way dash switch.

Three position because I'd like an off, coach, or house position selection.

I don't want to have keys in ignition for acc control. This is an RV and I'm not leaving my keys in the ignition.

Any thoughts?
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The dash radio in my MH runs off the house batts and has a switch to turn the power on and off. Its a real pain because when you turn the swich off the radio loses memory.
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Old 07-08-2008, 02:59 PM   #4
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I have a Main/Aux switch for radio. When in Aux position it runs off house batteries and converter. You can also put a small battery across a couple of points on most radios to maintain memory.
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Old 07-08-2008, 04:03 PM   #5
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Looks like I'll put a three way main/off/aux switch in and live with the memory loss (good point).

I have no idea where to hard wire radio into the house batteries converter/inverter.

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