12v power

  1. Jonesy123

    BASIC Wiring diagram.

    One for the beginners, if anybody finds this useful or wants to have a go at 12v wiring at a very basic level. The two diagrams show, 1) A basic lighting circuit including an appliance like a fridge also. 2) A rear image of a 3 pin switch showing how to wire something like a volt metre (those...
  2. timthetinyhorse

    Who can help me understand my 12v install

    Hi All, Firstly for all of the help people have me when asking about leisure battery installs and what I need to do/purchase. I got some great advice from the likes of @Dellmassive and that’s what makes this forum the great place it is! I ended up buying a DC-DC Vitron Orion kit from Rayne...
  3. sipep

    240v cable separately from 12v (cable route)

    Hi all, I've had a little search in the forum but can't find my answer. Is there a secondly grommet other than the one behind the starter battery? I want to put my 240v hook under the bonnet but someone said mention that the 240v should be keep away from the 12v. I already have a 12v cable...
  4. B

    Wiring light switches

    I’m looking for a wiring diagram for my light switch panel if anyone can help? Thanks
  5. J

    Adding a 12v socket

    Hi, I’m trying to add a 12v socket in rear of van. It will be run from the leisure battery fuse box. What size fuse should I use and what amp size cable. If I used a 15amp fuse would 17amp cable be ok? Many thanks in advance, from a first time post
  6. kombisnaps

    T6.1 12v socket permanent live

    Hi all Seen a couple posts on this but nothing relating to 6.1's I don't think so wondered if it's different in latest models! Seems that the 12v by the usb sockets is constantly live (my dash cam remains on and indicator light on my 12v adaptor doesn't shut off even after waiting a good 5mins...
  7. B

    Routing for solar suitcase?

    I have in hand a new toy - 100w Renogy folding solar suitcase, and Victron MPPT 75/15 ready to set up (thanks to some great advice from here) Does anyone have good routes to run the leads to outside? My battery is underneath the drivers seat, and the most obvious location for the MPPT is...
  8. N

    12V socket in rear of Kombi?

    Hi all, Searched on the forum for the answer to my question but no luck so far, hoping someone can help! Are 12v sockets fitted to the rear on a kombi as standard or dealer fit option? If so, which models & where? I ask as my 2019 Edition doesn't have one much to my disappointment.. Thanks Rob
  9. S

    My wiring diagram - I would be very grateful for any feedback

    Here is how I propose to wire my van. If anyone has a moment to take a look I would be very grateful if you spot I have made an error. Especially with cable sizes as there seems to be such variation in the advice. I have sized assuming the only two long run are the connection from the...
  10. Ablemail camper power

    Ablemail Camper Power Systems.

    Hello to all on the T6 Forum. I’m Kevin , The technical engineer at Ablemail UK. I’m now on here to help with anything regards Ablemail camper power systems Euro 5/6 Dc- Dc battery to battery charging Systems products and solutions. Please don’t hesitate to contact me please to help Kind...
  11. K

    Dashcam power source.

    Morning. I've got a dashcam to fit to my 2016 t6 rearview mirror. Is there a suitable power supply in the courtesy light. I don't want trailing cable and lighter socket plug in thing. TIA.
  12. Gus_T6_Bus

    2 pin shaver socket to 12v cigarette lighter adapter?

    Hi, I'm wanting to charge my electric toothbrush and electric shaver from 12v van electrics - has anyone done this? They each have 2 pin shaver socket heads which at home I plug into a 2 pin to 3 pin mans adapter. So in my brain what I need is as an adapter exists which accepts a male 2 pin...
  13. D

    Power in sliding doors

    Hi, has anyone ever fitted a USB charger point in a sliding door ? Not sure if I can pick up a constant 12V live from the door contact? any advice on wiring would be great Thanks
  14. Jonnydub

    Wiring shuttle lights and 12v sockets to leisure battery

    Hi all, on the road down converting my shuttle to day van and was looking for some lighting advice. Was thinking about running my rear lights and sockets off the leisure battery (under the drivers with diesel heater) and replacing the bulbs to LEDs. With there being so many lights and sockets...
  15. Dellmassive

    Seat Base Electric + EHU + Solar Install + Charger + DC-DC -- How We Done it --

    Seat Base Electric + EHU + Solar Install + Charger + DC-DC -- How We Done it -- id like to build a thread showing what's possible as regards to seat base builds. lets post a collection of our electrical installs, be it in the seat base or rear conversion. just EHU or SCR/VSR, charger, DC-DC...
  16. Y

    Location for 12v and 240v sockets - ideas please

    I am planning where to put my power sockets when I fit my new van interior. I am having a fairly standard layout of worktop with units underneath, wardrobe, overhead locker and over sink locker. I am running a fridge, a 12v TV, maybe an electric heater when hooked up, possibly a kettle and have...
  17. Y

    Advice on Power Supply units please

    Hello, I am converting my T6 this winter and would like some advice please on a good control unit to buy. It would run a compressor fridge, interior lights and to charge the leisure battery etc from a 240v hookup. I have seen Zig and Sargent and would prefer a smaller control panel if possible...
  18. J

    T6.1 - permanent live in rear?

    hi all quick question, before i start making up an extension lead for a 12v led magnetic fishing lamp to stick on my roof whist overnoight fishing at the beach etc, is there a permanent live feed in the rear of a 6,1 kombi anywehere i can take a leg off? to install a 12v fag lighter socket I've...
  19. M

    [Guide] New to 12V wiring/lights? Need a hand? Read This.!

    We recently helped our mate Andy on a basic 12v lighting circuit. Hes mega Dyslexic and wanted an easy to follow diagram because the Haynes style wiring diagrams were spinning him out. So we made one for him that he followed perfectly and it worked - it made a big difference to his confidence...
  20. flo.flowers

    Tidy cabling & busbars

    I’ve got 6 -ve cables I’m looking to fit onto a 4 post 100A bus bar. Do I need to use the same sort of calculation as I’d use for cable and fuse rating i.e. is the sum load under 100A. Or should I just get another busbar? Cheers, flo