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Glad I bought it.
Hated to drill my bike but glad for the one handed plug-in. Has a clean look to it. Way better than a loose wire from under the seat.
November 11, 2013
This was easy to install, and I used it on my recent trip to Alaska with no problems even with several days of riding in the rain.
October 24, 2013
this product is well made.
If you use heated gear this makes a clean neat connection for power.
October 14, 2013
5 minutes to install! No more one handed attempts trying to mate my heated gear to the plug that was hanging out from under the seat.
May 13, 2013
Great product at an incredible value
I would recommend product and store. Excellent!!!!!!!
April 15, 2013
The port was east to install and works great. The length of the cable from my battery enabled me to place just ab0out anywhere on the bike.
March 4, 2013
Perfect with Coiled Extension
Five minute installation yielding a clean and effective power port for Gerbing's controller and gear.
February 4, 2013
This item makes using heated gear extra easy.
looks great works just as well.
If you can drill a hole you can install it.
Gives a completely finished look
Faster service than ordering from manufacturer.
January 28, 2013
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Ralph R: simplicity in installation for my heated gearNov 11, 2013
Richard J: quality product and need to hook up heated gearOct 20, 2013
James B: Like the nice clean look of the installation.Oct 15, 2013
William E: Great way to connect and disconnect heated apparel.Oct 12, 2013
Olli T: This is good to have if you are thinking to add a permanent, quick and easy Gerbing power outlet to your bike for example.Sep 24, 2013
John L asked:Really curious, will this product work with the coax connection of the Powerlet rapidFIRe Heated Glove Liner Kit? I'm not really finding an equivalent panel mount port by Powerlet.Nov 15, 2013
Daniel B:I've found the Powerlet coax connectors to be interchangeable with Gerbings connectors. Im using the Powerlet Rapidfire dual wireless temp controller with Gerbing's gear and the Gerbing battery connector harness that was already on the bike.
The coax connection appears to be a "standard" connector for Powerlet RapidFIRe, Gerbing, Venture, Warm & Safe, Tourmasters and possibly other brands. Nov 16, 2013
Jeff S:I mounted this on my left side and use the curly Q extension cable (looks like a telephone handset cord) and then plug that into the jacket. That gives me room to get off of the bike if I forget to unplug without causing any damage. It still keeps the cords manageable and neat when I'm riding.
Great product and keeps everything clean and very functional.Nov 16, 2013
Lukas V.:I'm not entirely sure I understand exactly what you are asking, but I'll take a stab at it.
The Gerbing's port is a coax power port that runs straight from your battery. If you have the permanent mounted heat controller the cable runs from your battery to the control dial mounted somewhere on the bike, and then continues on with a female plug you would then plug your heated gear to. If you have multiple heated pieces, you would need the dual heat controller, at which point you would have two plugs to plug the gear into.
If you have the portable controller the cable runs directly from your battery and ends in a female coax plug (with a fuse box in the cable). You would then plug the portable heat controller in to, say, your jacket, and plug the other end into the bike. If you had a jacket and gloves, you would plug the gloves into the jacket, and the two cables from the jacket (jacket plus gloves) into a dual controller, and then from the controller, one cable would lead to the bike.
Whether you should go with permanent or portable is really a matter of preference. If you want to be able to take your heated gear on other bikes, the portable is helpful. If you don't care, then the permanent might be a little easier because you don't have to find a location to stash the portable controller (on your belt, in a pocket, etc).
I personally have the jacket liner and the gloves, along with portable dual controller and love them.Dec 7, 2011
Tiger9650:This panel mount port would be used to connect the portable heat controller. I recommend going with the wireless controller offered by First Gear or powerlet (same units). It will plug right into this port. It works well to get the coiled extension cord to go from the jacket controller to the port. This will give you more range of movement getting on and off bike without unplugging from the port.Mar 12, 2012
GSownerinDC:I can only speak to the permanent mount heat controller, but it works flawlessly. There is a simple plug connection that directs power from the controller knobs to the ports. If you wanted to put them in entirely separate places (like more than twelve inches from each other) you'd need some extension wiring, but otherwise it is plug and play.Mar 12, 2012
A shopper asked:This panel-mounted port did not come with installation instructions. What is the purpose of the two rubber bushings? Do both of them need to be used? Where, exactly, do they get installed?Nov 30, 2013
John R:It has been some time since I installed this product. I do not remember if there were 2 rubber bushings. As shown in the photo, there is a "bushing" with the protective plug. If there is a second rubber bushing, put it on the inside.Dec 3, 2013