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Unread 06-10-2012, 12:35 PM   #1
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Default Is this how a add-a-circut is used?

I am still confused by this whole add-a-circut concept idea, even after a hour of youtube videos and google. Basically I want to hook up my 12v led light strip in my truck's grill, with a on and off switch by using power from the fuse box rather than cigarette lighter.
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Unread 06-10-2012, 02:39 PM   #2
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power > fuse > switch > LEDs > ground

you can put them in any order really, but the fuse should be first

In other words: Your red wires are attached one to each pole of the switch and the black goes to ground

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This is s simple circuit with a fuse, switch and light.

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Sorry I made the pic a bit too small.
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I am still confused by this whole add-a-circut concept idea, even after a hour of youtube videos and google. Basically I want to hook up my 12v led light strip in my truck's grill, with a on and off switch by using power from the fuse box rather than cigarette lighter.
Thank you!
Ya not gonna work like that. See MR Car Guys diagram it's correct. A add a circuit is a fuse block that allows you to remove a fuse from the fuse panel and insert it into it's position given you room for both the original fuse and a new fuse to be wired to the new circuit. See link for refrence.
Littelfuse Add-A-Circuit Fuseholder for ATO/ATC Fuses 071-580

Insert this add a circuit into mister car guys fuse position on his diagram and you should be fine.
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