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Unread 01-13-2014, 09:06 PM   #1
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My WJ SmartPhone Bluetooth light switch

Added a 8 relay bluetooth board to the Jeep. My Android Samsung Galaxy III phone controls the board.

Got the board off Ebay for $59 shipped free from china. Took a little over a week to get it. IT runs off 5v. It came with a USB cord and a 110v to 5v wall plug. It has a USB PWR plug at one end and a round PWR plug at the other.








Here is me testing it out.




I picked up a bunch of these a while ago from the JY so I spliced one to the one on the lower console (right one constant power). I also spliced in an extra power wire to use to run power through the relays to trigger the relays under the hood.





Then I used one of these USB receptacles I had laying around and put it in the receptacle. Pluged the USB cable in and ran it and the PWR wire up under the cover above the steering wheel. That is where all the wiring goes from my light switches and light controller box.




I mounted the board under the panel above the steering wheel. Plugged in the USB cord. Ran the PWR cord into one relay and jumped it to all the others. This PWR will only trigger the relays under the hood that actually PWR the lights and such.

Then I ran the wires from each relay and tapped it into the existing wiring that goes to under the hood. I only have used 4 so far. LED bars, KCs, side lights and back up lights. Didnt take pics of this because its easy and I got lazy. LOL


Here is a video I took. It starts of with me being about 20 yards from the jeep and at the end I'm about 80 yards from the jeep.



Couple diagrams for those that pm'd me.





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Unread 01-19-2014, 06:28 PM   #2
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Pretty sweet.
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Unread 01-19-2014, 09:48 PM   #3
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Thanks. Think it would be cool to get an old android phone and dash mount it for light switches. No wires needed except a USB power one.
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I didn't know these existed but man...You just opened up a whole world of possibilities for me!
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LOL Thats the point of sharing. Love to see what people do with it.


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What all could you do with this? Run fogs off of it?
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What all could you do with this? Run fogs off of it?
I don't mean to sound rude, but read the thread posts and watch the vids. Self explanatory.
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Can you use this with existing switches? I already have switches in the cab that run to relays under the hood. Wondering if I can just use this to trigger the relays under the hood and have both the manual switches and this.

Nice write up!
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Can you use this with existing switches? I already have switches in the cab that run to relays under the hood. Wondering if I can just use this to trigger the relays under the hood and have both the manual switches and this.

Nice write up!
Yes. That is how I have done it.
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Yes. That is how I have done it.
Thanks!
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So you just keep your Bluetooth on your phone and when you get close it connects and you can power it? How did you wire around the in cab toggle? Link to where to buy an the app is an app from the china people? If possible a drawn diagram of wires all the way to the relays under the hood and all.

Thanks a bunch I just ****ed up my remote start and such from messing with the "trunk release" to use relays under the hood. I found a diagram that 5 relays are used to make it work. Wired it up and turns it on. Keeps it on and won't shut off and messed up my remote start and locks somehow so I'm beyond frustrated and it's past 5 am and I finally have up and grabbed the whiskey but my next step is this. I would like to do this for my led light bar and a few more to come. Thanks! Pm me if ya need. Thanks!
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I'm a very visual learner so any pictures would be awesome and I can help with some things in return if ya are struggling with some stuff I've done a bunch with my wj thanks
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So you just keep your Bluetooth on your phone and when you get close it connects and you can power it? How did you wire around the in cab toggle? Link to where to buy an the app is an app from the china people? If possible a drawn diagram of wires all the way to the relays under the hood and all.

Thanks a bunch I just ****ed up my remote start and such from messing with the "trunk release" to use relays under the hood. I found a diagram that 5 relays are used to make it work. Wired it up and turns it on. Keeps it on and won't shut off and messed up my remote start and locks somehow so I'm beyond frustrated and it's past 5 am and I finally have up and grabbed the whiskey but my next step is this. I would like to do this for my led light bar and a few more to come. Thanks! Pm me if ya need. Thanks!
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I'm a very visual learner so any pictures would be awesome and I can help with some things in return if ya are struggling with some stuff I've done a bunch with my wj thanks
Whiskey. Computer. Forums.
Never mix the three.

Pictures and diagrams are included in the OP's first posts. Read them when the whiskey has worn off.
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So you just keep your Bluetooth on your phone and when you get close it connects and you can power it? How did you wire around the in cab toggle? Link to where to buy an the app is an app from the china people? If possible a drawn diagram of wires all the way to the relays under the hood and all.

I would like to do this for my led light bar and a few more to come. Thanks! Pm me if ya need. Thanks!
Here is the link I bought from. The price has gone up. There are 2, 4 and 8 relay boards. The app is at the bottom of the ebay link. You have to connect to the BT relay from the app. It does not automatically do so.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/221300431005...84.m1439.l2649

app -----> http://www.tinyosshop.com/datasheet/...0Bluetooth.zip

I'll give a diagram a go... You can see the diagram above for the bluetooth relay wiring.

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Here is the link I bought from. The price has gone up. There are 2, 4 and 8 relay boards. The app is at the bottom of the ebay link. You have to connect to the BT relay from the app. It does not automatically do so. http://www.ebay.com/itm/221300431005...84.m1439.l2649 app -----> http://www.tinyosshop.com/datasheet/...0Bluetooth.zip I'll give a diagram a go... You can see the diagram above for the bluetooth relay wiring.
So the connection to the blue tooth is like how once it has been connected once it knows it from there on out I can be walking to my car after work and get close enough it will recognize mine phone and il be able to turn on my lights? If I have to go to my car every time and connect my Phone then walk away from the car and turn on my lights and such it's not worth it for me so I'm trying to figure this out..
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