18-06-2008, 06:33 PM
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Re: manual exhaust override FAQ
Just skimming through the FAQ's and found this post:
Noticed he said it didn't work right on the last post. Looking at his schematic,
I can see why.
- The diodes added to the original wires are now cutting power (diagram shows that the return path is blocked by a diode.
- The same applies to the spliced feed.
- The unit diagram would power the unit constantly - which could flatten the battery!
- A working method would be to use a DPDT relay and a SPST switch:
Find which pin needs 12v to open, and make sure thats on the switched live pin.
A diagram would look like:
If its any use?