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so i got some kc lights and the daystar light switch panel a few months back. i only have 1 switch wired up to a 10 amp fuse and wanted to know if i can bridge the other 3 switches to the same power supply so i wont have to run new wires for every switch.
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Probably not, but it depends on what you are doing.

First; This 10a fused wire comes from the battery? What gauge wire?
2nd; Is the first switch triggering the lights directly, or triggering a relay?
3rd; Are the other switches going to trigger a relay, or direct components (What?)

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the first switch is wired to a relay. maybe ill just run some nice size wire with a larger fuse to power the other 3
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post #4 of 7 Old 11-22-2009, 10:39 AM
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If you are pulling positive power from the battery via a fuse to the switch(s) then to a relay to actually power the lights you will be fine, most relays only need a few milliamps of power to energize and trigger. So a 10 amp fuse on say 14g wire would be more than sufficient.
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so i got some kc lights and the daystar light switch panel a few months back. i only have 1 switch wired up to a 10 amp fuse and wanted to know if i can bridge the other 3 switches to the same power supply so i wont have to run new wires for every switch.
You may "Daisey-Chain" the common and the hot wires to the remaining two switches, but where are you acquiring the power? Are you going directly to the battery? Are you tapping into another power source?

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comes right off my battery to a relay then to the single switch. its the setup that came with the kc lights i bought. just wanted to know if i should run new wires with a separate fuse or not.and the switch that is hooked up is run into my fuse box running off a 10 amp fuse. the 3 other switches will not have anything hooked up to them for now i just want the other switches to light up.

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