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Re: Questions RE: Installing Interior 12v LED Light Strips

Originally Posted by svzephyr44 View Post
I use the LED strips available at auto parts stores for cars. They work fine. I wire them directly into the lighting circuits. One issue I have not addressed is their low current draw. The old circuit breakers are much too big - I may go back and add very low tubular low amp fuses to the circuits in front of the lights.
My understanding is circuit protection devices (fuses or circuit breakers) protect the wire, not the device. So changing CBs may not be necessary....

Aha, just saw the post above quoting Maine Sail - same thing.
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