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      10-18-2019, 09:45 AM   #1
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Hardwire Fuse Question

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I have 2 dashcams in my car that I am hardwiring. They both have a wire for ground, a wire for ACC, and a wire for BATT. For one of them, I put it on fuse number 143 for ACC and 150 for BATT. This works fine for me. The dashcam is always on.

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The other dashcam is put on 146 for ACC and 152 for BATT. The dashcam stays on when the car is on. But when the electrical fully shut off after ~10 mins, this turns off with it.

The first dashcam I mentioned is always on, but this second dashcam turns off with the car.

Can someone tell me which fuses I should use for ACC and which fuses I should use for BATT? I have an F30 btw.

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Why not run both off the same fuses? Just make sure the current draw isn't too much for them to handle.
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Why not run both off the same fuses? Just make sure the current draw isn't too much for them to handle.
How would I do that? Put the 2 fuses in one?
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You'd connect two wires, one from each camera, to each fuse.
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You'd connect two wires, one from each camera, to each fuse.
But how would I connect them? They both have the thing you put into the fuse (idk what it's called). It's not just a wire. It has the thing that plugs into the fuse.
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Use a Y splitter after the fuse tap.
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