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1Back to top Go down   12v auxiliary outlet Empty 12v auxiliary outlet on Wed Jun 29, 2016 5:20 am

Oliveri

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I want to add a 12v auxiliary outlet (dual USB) to my K. This will be used for Phone/GPS connections only. I have the auxiliary outlet and also bought a standard blade fuse connector. Now my question is what amperage fuse should I use 5,10,15……?


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2Back to top Go down   12v auxiliary outlet Empty Re: 12v auxiliary outlet on Wed Jun 29, 2016 5:43 am

klompy the grey brick

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Hi if its a K100 with smaller alternator you probably would not want to draw too much current anyway...I would suggest 5AMP as thats plenty...besides phones and GPS's do not draw much.
I have an inline 5 AMP and its fine with phone GPS and twin LCD cree lights.

Cheers Klompy


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"Olivia" 1997 K1100LT Dark Grey VIN WB1052600W0237453.









Chassis number0019026
Vehicle code0503
SeriesK589
ModelK 100 RS 83 (0502 ( 0503 )
Body typeK 100 RS 83 (0502
Catalog modelECE
Production date1984 / 07
Engine0513)

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3Back to top Go down   12v auxiliary outlet Empty Re: 12v auxiliary outlet on Wed Jun 29, 2016 6:16 am

RicK G

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Just using the GPS and Phone charger in it a 5 amp is all you need.


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4Back to top Go down   12v auxiliary outlet Empty Re: 12v auxiliary outlet on Thu Jun 30, 2016 11:40 am

Oliveri

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Thanks guys, that's what I tough...


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