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    Ignition line current

    I would like to use an already existing ignition wire from my stereo harness.
    The problem is that this wire is very thin, and I don't know if the M4-ATX is drawing current from this wire.

    Do you know if it is safe to use a thin wire for the ignition line in the M4-ATX connector?

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    It draws very little current, just enough to sense when the ignition is fine.
    I use 18awg for my remote wire and it works quite well.
    Have you looked in the FAQ yet?
    How about the Wiki?



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    Quote Originally Posted by DarquePervert View Post
    It draws very little current, just enough to sense when the ignition is fine.
    I use 18awg for my remote wire and it works quite well.
    Thanks, that helped me a lot.

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    By the way, I just received a mail from Mini-Box.
    They say:
    "The current rating for the "ignition line" connector 2-5mA."

    For whom it may concern.

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