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#1 rossd

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Posted 11 January 2020 - 02:16 PM

IT. I am wiring up an optolamp i got off you. I thought i was going to be able to use the all round white as a steaming light as well as anchor but the 3 way switch supplied allows only tri or anchor not both together. Could i wire the 2 grey wires on seperate switches so as to use both at once? I am not interested in the strobe.
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Posted 11 January 2020 - 04:58 PM

No, sorry, that's not what possible. The two greys are anchor (all round white) with the polarity one way, and tricolor with polarity the other way. The third wire is only used for strobe. Plus you are required to have sidelights min 1m below a steaming light, which cannot be done from one fixture....
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Posted 11 January 2020 - 05:13 PM

Yes looking at wires again I thought maybe not posable. Mind i also have low nav lights so masthead white ok wirh them. Bit late now though.would have needed seperate white up there
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Posted 11 January 2020 - 05:28 PM

Yep, you can use the white all round as a combined steaming and stern light, if under 12m....
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