DC power and lights in the cockpit storage locker

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DC power and lights in the cockpit storage locker

Postby Hooky on Fri Nov 17, 2023 6:03 am

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Yes, another mod to share.
I thought it would be handy to be able to do the following things whilst sitting in the cockpit.
1) Power up accessories
2) Monitor voltage levels and
3) Light up the locker storage areas.
So, I constructed a small panel that sits in the forward section of the port locker. The location offers considerable protection from the elements and is easily removed for maintenance and additions. I installed a double USB socket which also has an inbuilt voltage monitor, a cig socket plug and two switches. One switch turns on both port and starboard courtesy lights simultaneously and the other is a spare.
Check out the construction, installation and pics on my blog.

Cheers Terry from down under.

Last edited by Hooky on Sun Feb 04, 2024 4:36 am, edited 4 times in total.
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Re: DC power and lights in the cockpit storage locker

Postby slash2 on Mon Nov 20, 2023 6:10 pm

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Re: DC power and lights in the cockpit storage locker

Postby Creekboater on Mon Nov 20, 2023 9:49 pm

Well done Terry. That’s good looking.
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