Yeah, I agree with you in regards to the Flicker, when the doors are closed, and the Interior Light shuts off for a short bit of time, till the Circuit cuts in. This was my only gripe with mine when I fitted it to the VK.
Originally posted by xf_xr6
Could you wire it up so that it turns on your headlights, but will switch them off when the ignition gets turned off AND then open a door?? Much like how the comodores work. Does anyone know if the AU has this feature?
I know that some of the AU models have this feature, with a variable time for the Delay.
I.E. if you switch off the ignition, and open the door, then the Lights will stay on for a timed duration (1 to 60 seconds I think ?)
One idea for the Headlight Latching relay.
1. If you wired the Headlight switch (Before the Relays) to the Latching relay trigger, so as whenever the headlamps were turned on, then they would trigger the relay to be on.
2. Then you wired the Reset Line for the latch, so as if the Ignition was Off, and the Door was opened, it would reset the Latch.
The And bit on the second part would be a bit hard to work out, as when the Ignition is turned off, the Line may be floating around - (I.E. Not quite grounded, have a resistance to ground.)
What you could do is use a PNP (BC327 from memory?) Transistor, with the Base connected via a 560Ohm resistor, to the Ignition Line, The Emitter connected to the Door Switch, and the collector side connected to the Latch Reset.
The Latch Reset would need to be a Negative Trigger type (I.E. Grounded to Reset the Latch).
Obviously If you were using the Headlamp switch as the Trigger Input for the Latch you would need a Negative Trigger Input as well (You would want to get the signal before the Relay).
I havent quite gone through the transistor Biasing properly,
so there is a possibility of reducing the Current draw from the above, when the Door is opened, and the Ignition is on.
13.1/560 = I
I=25ma Current draw (Roughly)
Hope this helps ?