control circuit SOLVED

Seriously beginner electronic question. I need a circuit that detects power (+12 volts) in one line - and then allow power to flow in another (+12) line. Basically, I keep blowing the accessory fuse on my motorcycle and would like to create a switchable (power on) - line that detects power in the accessory wire then lets power come off the battery in another line - preventing further issue. Any help, please?

by ekane71
August 12, 2019

I'm thinking what I want might be a transistor (PNP) - but I'm unsure. and even if that is correct, how to I properly use it?

by ekane71
August 13, 2019
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Answer by Foxx

Don't overcomplicate this. All you need is a relay, coil in the one line and N.O. contact in the other.

ACCEPTED +1 vote
by Foxx
2 days, 7 hours ago

I think I mixed up "accessory line" and "control line"

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2 days, 7 hours ago
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Answer by ekane71

Thank you - I was looking at this idea also- and I like it. I appreciate your feedback.

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2 days, 6 hours ago
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