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Pattern Selection

Discussion in 'Strobe Lighting' started by Mad Max 4x4, Nov 23, 2008.

  1. Mad Max 4x4

    Mad Max 4x4 Member
    Messages: 36

    How can I change the pattern selection on my whelen guardian from inside my truck? It has a cig. plug on it with on/off switch.I know that you need to add 12 volts to the white wire (less then a sec.) but thats inside the light bar.Just trying to think how i can do it.Can you guys think of something. THANKS MAD MAX
  2. groundbreakers

    groundbreakers Senior Member
    Messages: 828

    well most whelen bars if you get the peramanent version .. come with 3 wires pos neg and (pos pattern) ... id go back to place where you bought it . and ask them if they have any cigar cords with pattern switch attached to them .. i know they make them .. they come with the able 2 Mini Led Bar ..

    or see if they have a permanent cord with three wires in it .. then just rewire the bar ..
  3. Fiafighterdude

    Fiafighterdude Senior Member
    from ME
    Messages: 740

    With the Whelen Guardian it comes standered withthe Comet flash pattern and i thinkthats the only one on the mag mount

    JCGERB Junior Member
    Messages: 5

    Hey Mad Max

    Unless for some reason you want to change the pattern often, you could power the wire momentarily at the light. As you stated less than a second changes the pattern, and if that pattern is running for more than a second then that pattern is the new default. See page 4 if you dont have this sheet.

  5. jblankster

    jblankster Junior Member
    Messages: 20

    i would run the white wire to a second switch and hook it to power aswell, then press it quickly to change patterns.
  6. Mad Max 4x4

    Mad Max 4x4 Member
    Messages: 36

    I don't have the permanent mount guardian, It would be nice to find a 3 wire thats raped all together that I can run from light to my cig. lighter,one for on/off, the other for pattern change. were can a I find one Thanks Guys MAD MAX
  7. Mad Max 4x4

    Mad Max 4x4 Member
    Messages: 36

    Can I use a cord from another light that has the on/off,pattern on the cig. plug were can i get one Thanks MAD MAX