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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-01-2017, 04:59 PM Thread Starter
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Electrical question

I have had a few problems adding my bikes alarm/gps unit. I need a 12 volt switched power wire under the seat to tap. Both solid yellow wires I was told to try by the gps company are 12 volt constants so they will not work. Any info would be really appreciated.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-01-2017, 06:06 PM
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The yellow going to the tail light has to be switched otherwise your battery would have been dead long ago.

You do know that there is a wiring diagram in your owner manual? If you don't have a magnifying glass handy you could look at the wiring diagram online at the Ducati site.
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I did my alarm a couple of years ago, but I do remember using the switched 12V that OnD described. I also ran a wire down to the battery for constant power, but if I were to do it again I would tap in under the seat to the connector there. I have the Optimate 047 SAE adaptor there for charging anyway...

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