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Anyone ever run a fuse in their remote disabling purposes? I know alot of people run a switch but I think it would be more stealth to run the remote to the fuse box where an empty spot is and just pull the fuse whenever you don't want the amps to get a signal
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Seems a lot harder than just wiring a switch.
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geezus doug I thought this was a graham thread... your hu don't have a sub on off?
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Seems a lot harder than just wiring a switch.
Seems a lot harder for other people to find when they want to mess with your stereo

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geezus doug I thought this was a graham thread... your hu don't have a sub on off?
It has a mute function for each channel but I'd like a better option. My cars go to the tint shop, my Tahoe is about to go to the transmission shop for a week, and I know other people's vehicles go in for services too. People can easily fart around with a headunit and find the mute button if they know anything about radios. Finding a pulled fuse in a fuse box however is a hassle most won't bother thinking of or want to go through
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geezus doug I thought this was a graham thread... your hu don't have a sub on off?
this x1000 thought the exact same thing lol
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Ahhh I see what you got going on now! Even a sneaky inline switch somewhere would work. Just wire in the switch no moving nothing just cut in a switch.
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Why not just use a relay harness/ socket and pull out the relay instead of a fuse? I always use a relay for remote turn on leads anyway. Parts express has some cheap ones that work fine
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This is what i've always done.

Most people will use a relay. SPL-Lab SMART Voltmeter has built in relay in case you have this installed.

Anyways, installing relay, etc, the 12v constant power line should be fused for proper wiring.

The fuse for this relay, i keep right next to the fuse panel under steering wheel.

You do not fuse the output (remote wire), you fuse the 12v+ constant power line feeding the relay (same way with SMART Voltmeter as well).
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Ahhh I see what you got going on now! Even a sneaky inline switch somewhere would work. Just wire in the switch no moving nothing just cut in a switch.
thats what my tint guy told me to do if you get pulled over for tinted windows. put them down all the way and hit the hidden switch, for some reason my windows wont work, im so sorry officer im mad i have to go pay money to fix them now
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Wire up a remote start FOB so only you can turn them on with the remote. That's playa status.
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