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Aug 30, 2018

K2 installation problem

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Edited: Aug 30, 2018

Got today my new k2.

 

So i did the wire as in the manual.

Black to battery negative

Red to battery positive

Yellow to tail light (works when ignition start)

 

The k2 only start when i press the button.

 

When ignition start the k2 not starting by itself.

when ignition close the k2 doesn't shutdown.

But, if the k2 is on and then ignition start the k2 will shutdown immediately without delay.

 

Any idea?

 

 

 

 

Aug 30, 2018

Verify the voltage at the wire you connected to yellow. Do you have LED tail lights? LED often back feeds voltage into the system, 5vdc or so which is enough to hold closed a relay or trick a switched system. I would look for a more secure voltage source, a relayed output preferably. In any case, verify that your voltage is full system voltage when on and zero when off.

 

Aug 30, 2018

12 v to the red

12v to the yellow/0v to the yellow while off.

 

 

Jul 16

Hi Guys and Gals, just installed INNOVV K2 on 2009 BMW R1200RT. Wired to auxiliary power socket system which comes on and goes off with ignition. However I use a trickle charger connected to one of the power sockets and I've noticed that, when charger is switched on, K2 starts up and records (recorded all night last night!). It also seems to come on even when trickle charger is plugged in but isn't switched on. Anyone come across this before? I suppose the answer is to connect to the lighting system but thought I'd ask the question first.

Jul 20

as you already noticed that connet to the lighting sytem, it is reliable for switch on/off for yellow wire to trigger the power supply.

Jul 20

Thanks Rock. I'll make the changeover.

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