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This thread is for my pov. I am a certified Level 2 firefighter as well as a certified First Responder. Changing vehicles from my 2006 Tacoma to either an 08 Nissan Altima or an 08 Chevy Impala. I wanted to start this thread to get some input first. I am open for ideas, comments, and criticisms. I have a SoundOff NForce dual dash light red/white, 2 Whelen Ions in red, a Vertex Standard VHF mobile radio with antenna, and a red rear deck bar for traffic direction. I am going to be purchasing some Feniex Cannon hideaway leds split red/white, and 2 NightHawk red/white running board lights. I chose the Cannons over the Whelen Vertexes because the Cannons can double as a reverse light. I would like to wire all my lights to a single control head......the Feniex 4200 mini, which I have attached a pic of. Have any of you guys ever used the 4200 mini? If so did you like it?
 

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I’ve used the 4200 to active LED spot/work lights. Love it. I also like the wig-wag patterns it has but I’ve never used them “on the streets”.


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Awesome. I like how everything can wire directly to the control head also the buttons can be programmed for lots of different things. I doubt I will use the wig-wag function. I will more than likely just have them all for powering the lights. I will select the patterns on the lights and leave them.
 

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We have FF1 and FF2. I've taken both. Very good info in those classes.
And yes we are allowed to have white to the rear. Most response vehicles have some sort of hideaway strobes or white led kits in the rear.
 

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I have the 4200 mini,it is a nice little controller I liked my Whelen PCC8R as it gave me 8 buttons for accessories and was controlled by dip switches for momentary actions or press on/off, plus each lead was individually fused. I am in the process of re configuring my layout for lights and what comes on with which button.
 
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