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Hi All,

I've never had to run so much accessories on a bike, I think it's time to get a Accessory Power Management box or a fuse box.

There are so many in the market, so i'm a bit lost on what is really the best.

Any recommendations you can give me would be helpful.

Thanks.
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I think it is ultimately quite easy. Connect it to the earth, positive and switched positive and then just connect up your bits and pieces and all is well. Famous last words?!
 

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I'll probably just get the Eastern Beaver 3CS as that'll give me all I need for my accessories.

Honda 12v accessory kit - front connector. Will use this to plug in my phone, which will be my GPS.
Oxford Heated Grips - straight to battery, as they automatically switch off when they detect the engine is off.
Fog lights - 3CS
Heated clothing connector - 3CS
MCCruise control - 3CS

And that'll be me done for electrical farking. I'll use the Rugged Roads kit to plug the ignition trigger from the 3CS into the underseat accessory socket that's designed for an alarm.
 

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I'll probably just get the Eastern Beaver 3CS as that'll give me all I need for my accessories.

Honda 12v accessory kit - front connector. Will use this to plug in my phone, which will be my GPS.
Oxford Heated Grips - straight to battery, as they automatically switch off when they detect the engine is off.
Fog lights - 3CS
Heated clothing connector - 3CS
MCCruise control - 3CS

And that'll be me done for electrical farking. I'll use the Rugged Roads kit to plug the ignition trigger from the 3CS into the underseat accessory socket that's designed for an alarm.
Yeah I tried to look for a Eastern beaver one, but can't find this in Germany. Any chance you have links for a uk or eu site that sells them?
 

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Yeah what I meant was, if there is an importer or Eu company that stocks them.
Buying direct from EB will mean I'll pay 20% tax plus 20% tax on top of the shipping. It's crazy. Always cheaper to find a shop in the EU who is a stock list.
 

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Yeah what I meant was, if there is an importer or Eu company that stocks them.
Buying direct from EB will mean I'll pay 20% tax plus 20% tax on top of the shipping. It's crazy. Always cheaper to find a shop in the EU who is a stock list.
By the time I sell and ship to a Euro importer and he pays duties and tax etc to get them into Euro country, then he adds on his profit and shipping and my friend you likely would pay more than ordering directly from me.

I'm a small time business owner that also rides and owns a CRF1000L, why not support me, my products are well worth whatever extra costs you have. I'm selling to Euro customers every day and they feel the costs are worth what I have. Just ask anyone.
 

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Yeah what I meant was, if there is an importer or Eu company that stocks them.
Buying direct from EB will mean I'll pay 20% tax plus 20% tax on top of the shipping. It's crazy. Always cheaper to find a shop in the EU who is a stock list.
By the time I sell and ship to a Euro importer and he pays duties and tax etc to get them into Euro country, then he adds on his profit and shipping and my friend you likely would pay more than ordering directly from me.

I'm a small time business owner that also rides and owns a CRF1000L, why not support me, my products are well worth whatever extra costs you have. I'm selling to Euro customers every day and they feel the costs are worth what I have. Just ask anyone.
Yeah fair enough, I hear where you're coming from. And tbh, In my experience, it's not always true that I pay more from a stock list in th Eu. Depends on the product, depends on the company. But it might be in this case.
Also, within Germany, there is a return policy for all (most) items if it is defected within 2 years (of course within reason). A lot of people, including my self would try to buy from a German seller because of this. Unless it's a part, such as yours, which I can not buy from Germany.
Also, because of import duties, I can never tell how much taxes in total I get charged. Yes, "some say" there is a equation for the end value for taxes and duties, but I have never had a good result from buying from overseas due to taxes.
I'd buy your products in a blink if I was where you are.
 

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Hi again everyone,

I've gone full circle and decided to go back to EB for power box.

Just got a question - can I run a Ultimate cable to charge the battery via the unswitched line on your power box?

Also, if I was to purchase a set of aux lights like the Touratech set, can I actually wire it into the box? Or is it better to wire it to the factory harness? I have the factory Fog light button, so I'm hoping to get that installed once I have a set of lights I like.


Thank!
 

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EB PC 8 for the AT update.
Got mine sent from EB in Japan to Germany. Arrived in 1 week.
Installed it in about an hour as I had to uninstall and reroute a lot of my own cables.
The PC 8 is a easy piece of gear to install. Everything as stated. Only small thing is that it would be nice to get a piece of Velcro with it so the option is there right away, as I don't like screwing anything to plastic under the seat. Other than that, it was almost too easy to fit everything now I have this all set up. Job done.
 

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I installed a PDM 60 and I'm very happy with it. If you install it on the left side under the seat the wires will reach to the toolbox. I used the toolbox cover as an easy place to make all the electrical connections to accessories. All connections are then easy to access AND hidden from view. The ignition trigger wire will also reach under the seat where you can easily connect it to an unused connector.
 

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I had a look at the battery compartment and there's a few places to run wires from the battery compartment with out to much of a problem, there's a rout up the left fairing to the bars with out taking it apart the wires will run at the top of the tool box nicely.
I had to do a temp fix for my gps till I decide what's the best option,
I'm thinking there's only two items that I want power to that's the gps the other is the charger, I ordered the Honda 12v with the bike but they are on back order so picked the bike up without it fitted, I will plug a 12v plug to usb.
 
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