Berlin Tekna - Interior Lighting Conversion

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Re: Berlin Tekna - Interior Lighting Conversion

Post by Hound » Thu Aug 11, 2016 11:01 am

You'd think that spring clips could easily cope with 2mm extra but it was the lack of "pointiness" on my replacement festoons that caused the problem.

You're right Dave, the assemblies come out with equal amounts of flat blade screwdriver and swearing :D

(Use a plastic trim tool or spudger if you can)

If anyone's interested in the COB festoons I got these in warm white - I don't like the cold white LEDs inside the car and I wanted to make them look like OEM in both appearance and colour temperature.

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Re: Berlin Tekna - Interior Lighting Conversion

Post by Dw350zQQ » Thu Aug 11, 2016 12:11 pm

Thanks for the information guys...much appreciated. I will get my trim tools out this afternoon!
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Re: Berlin Tekna - Interior Lighting Conversion

Post by nitromax » Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:48 pm

duncho wrote:
Tue Apr 14, 2015 8:26 am
Hi Peter,you can connect it to BCM but I wouldn't do so. The easiest and fastest is to connect it to courtesy light or M54 connector that is located on driver's right hand side at bottom. Here is the wiring of M54 connector you may use if you are not happy to use connection to courtesy light ;-)Harness layout: uploads/770/M54_Layout.JPGConnector shape: uploads/770/M54.JPG


duncho2015-04-14 09:03:00

hello,

I am thinking of installing foot-well lights, can anyone send me the schematic of the M54 connector that I need to take the feed from, as I cant seem to find it.

many thanks
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Re: Berlin Tekna - Interior Lighting Conversion

Post by Hound » Sat Jul 08, 2017 3:29 pm

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Re: Berlin Tekna - Interior Lighting Conversion

Post by nitromax » Sat Jul 08, 2017 4:09 pm

Many thanks hound for the schematic.
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Re: Berlin Tekna - Interior Lighting Conversion

Post by lapalmeraie » Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:11 am

Little kick up.

I see Hound recommending connecting to the brown pen 6 ground while duncho recommends connecting to the black pen 8 ground.

I'm a right to state that if you

connect to pen 6 - brown the footwells will only shine when doors are opened

connect to pen 8 - black the footwells will
- shine when car is unlocked
- shine when doors are opened
- will die off together with interior lights when driving off
- will die off after 10s when car is locked


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Re: Berlin Tekna - Interior Lighting Conversion

Post by Chrizh » Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:56 am

Also interested in answer to the above!

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Re: Berlin Tekna - Interior Lighting Conversion

Post by Chrizh » Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:12 am

Where exactly is connector 54 please? Is it under the seat or under the steering column? Thanks!

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Re: Berlin Tekna - Interior Lighting Conversion

Post by Chrizh » Mon Mar 19, 2018 5:46 pm

Not particularly active this thread! I'm making slow progress lol! I've found from another forum that piggy backing a fuse which is for a component which is switched with the ignition is the way to go. I've ordered the piggy back adapter which should be here tomorrow. In meantime I'll check the fuse box out and start running the wiring.

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Re: Berlin Tekna - Interior Lighting Conversion

Post by Chrizh » Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:08 pm

Eventually I found connector 54! For those with RHD you'll find it tucked up and taped up in a loom that runs up the inner right side. You'll need a head torch and bendy joints! You've got to get your head right into the footwell to see it.

I finished my mod today. I used two 10cm lengths of RGB LED strip with solder contacts. Got a 12v RGB controller and some wire. Ran supply wires from pins 3 (violet) and 8 (ground) to the input on the RGB controller then ran 8 more wires (2 x 4 wires, +ve, R, G, B) and terminated them in the RGB controller. Continuity tested each wire and soldered it to the correct connection on the LED strip. I did all the wiring and soldering in the house, was then just a case of putting it all in place. I hid the RGB controller behind the panel that comes away in the footwell, right hand side. Wires were spiral bound and tucked away nicely in the various trim.

However, one problem I think my LED controller is faulty as the RF isn't working so I'm stuck with green for now. I'll return it to Maplin for an exchange tomorrow.
lapalmeraie wrote:Little kick up.

I see Hound recommending connecting to the brown pen 6 ground while duncho recommends connecting to the black pen 8 ground.

I'm a right to state that if you

connect to pen 6 - brown the footwells will only shine when doors are opened

connect to pen 8 - black the footwells will
- shine when car is unlocked
- shine when doors are opened
- will die off together with interior lights when driving off
- will die off after 10s when car is locked


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Niek
I used pins 3 and 8. I plugged a digital multimeter in to these and left it in the footwell. Closed the doors and locked the car. I watched the voltage drop away after the courtesy light extinguished (10 secs?). So the footwell lights come on when unlocking the car. I've not driven yet but I'm assuming they will extinguish after I hit start and pull off like the courtest light does. They go off after short delay when locking the car.ImageImage

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