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Old 09-26-2020, 06:25 PM   #1
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Voltage of ceiling and sconce lights?

The bulbs have no markings. 12v or 110v?
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You should be able to tell by what the base looks like. Most likely they are 12V, tho.
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Every light in my coach works when I'm not hooked to shore power, so their all 12V .
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Lighting is 12 volts.
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Every light in my coach works when I'm not hooked to shore power, so their all 12V .
With all due respect that is true of most RVs, but in our Beaver our lights are primarily 120V yet they all work when we're not hooked to shore power because the coach was designed around a large inverter and battery bank.

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Monaco probably sorted that out when they bought Beaver !
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Every light in my coach works when I'm not hooked to shore power, so their all 12V .
yeah; that's what I thought too. then I installed a 12 volt vanity light in the bathroom on my Excursion, turned it on and blew it up! It was 110 volt running off the invertor!
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Lighting is 12 volts.
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Many coaches have 12 volt lights AND 110 volt lights running off the inverter. Guess I'll have to get the multimeter out tomorrow when it's daylight.
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Many coaches have 12 volt lights AND 110 volt lights running off the inverter. .
Actually, there's no need for the 12V lights to run off the inverter; they simply run directly off the battery like all other 12V loads. The inverter is only needed to produce 120V AC from 12V DC.

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Accually you can look at the wireing to tell the differance. 120 will be in a sheath (Romex) and have a bare ground. (3 wires) 12 will be individual wires (not Romex) 2 wires.
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Those all should be 12 volt. In Country Coach some of the later models like the Magna and Affinityhave some lights in bath area and sconces that are 120 volt. Hope this helps.
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As stated here many times over the years, coaches are like.... " SNOWFLAKES "
no two are the same... so it seems.

Be safe and Grab a multimeter and test



But to take a guess as others have ... yes, in most cases coach lighting both inside and out is 12vdc
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