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Old 07-24-2016, 02:23 PM   #1
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How is this possible?

I have disconnected the battery from the 13ft. Scamp. I am not plugged into shore power. The 12v lights still turn on. The 12v outlet is working.

Where is the power coming from?
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Old 07-24-2016, 02:28 PM   #2
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I don't know, but I want to be partners with you and earn half off this miracle energy source!!!!!

Is the tow vehicle still connected? It might be drawing off your vehicle battery.
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Old 07-24-2016, 02:29 PM   #3
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Never mind! We figured it out.

The electric brakes have a small battery.
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Well, durn. I thought I saw a window to an early retirement here.

But, glad you figured it out!
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Old 07-24-2016, 02:32 PM   #5
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It must be magic...

Are you sure that you don't have another battery or back-up reserve power supply hidden away somewhere on board?

Without a source of power, there is no power. There must be another source hooked up in there somewhere. The lights wouldn't come on without power from somewhere.
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Old 07-24-2016, 02:39 PM   #6
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The electric brakes have a small battery.
Are you thinking of break-away switch with battery? Thats not a standard Scamp item.
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Old 07-24-2016, 03:02 PM   #7
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Are you close to a nuclear power plant !
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Old 07-24-2016, 03:19 PM   #8
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Are you close to a nuclear power plant !
You may be laughing, but check this out...

My ham radio mentor grew up in WWII era Poland (long before LED lights)and lived close to a strong radio broadcast antenna. He told us how the energy from the antenna was so strong that they never had to turn on the lights... the fluorescent lights glowed without even being connected.

And he showed us how it worked using a ham radio.
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Could it be the converter,
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Old 07-24-2016, 04:09 PM   #10
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It is the battery from the electric brakes

Thanks everyone! Mystery solved
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Thanks everyone! Mystery solved
Maybe for you.. care to let the rest of us in on the solution? Break-away battery, tow vehicle, Nuclear plant?
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Maybe for you.. care to let the rest of us in on the solution? Break-away battery, tow vehicle, Nuclear plant?
Break away battery. They are posting in the reply "Title" area. I miss reading that area often myself.
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Post # 3 !!!
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