Wipac Ducon & Tricon Switch Wiring

Wipac Ducon & Tricon Switch Wiring

Over the past couple years and after many questions regarding wiring for the Ducon and Tricon switch I have come to the conclusion that now is the perfect time to compose a comprehensive wiring chart for those who have purchased a new Wipac Ducon and/or Tricon switch.

Further down the page I have two wiring diagrams that I have composed to aide you when wiring either a EMGO Ducon or Tricon switch to your motorcycle.

 

Brief History

Wipac switches where originally fitted on a wide range of vintage motorcycles throughout the 1960's. Typically you will find the Wipac Ducon or Tricon switch fitted on BSA models.

Wipac was not apart or affiliated with the Lucas electrics company. As far as I'm concerned, Wipac appeared to be fitted on models when Lucas components where not.

For example, I personally believe Wipac was a step down from Lucas in terms of manufacturing price and affordability. You will typically find Wipac components fitted on "economy" or smaller model motorcycles such as the BSA Bantam. There is a possibility that I could be wrong.. so don't quote me on that.

The Wipac and Ducon switch was also supplied by Wipac as a "universal" motorcycle switch. The main difference from the Ducon and Tricon switch is that the Tricon switch has an added kill button while Ducon switch does not.

 

Wipac Wiring diagrams

 

The wiring as shown below should only be used with new EMGO Wipac switches that we offer - I cannot confirm if my wiring diagram will aide you with an original Wipac Ducon or Tricon switch but it's possible that it may.

Perhaps some of the wire colors may be different from an original Wipac switch.

 

Ducon Wiring

 

The Ducon switch has 2 main features, hence the name "Ducon"... sounds similar to word "duo". It can be adapted to just about any motorcycle that you can think of - if you know how to wire a switch that is.

Wipac Ducon Switch Wiring Diagram

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 Features 

  1. Horn button
  2. Dip paddle - high and low beam

 

The Ducon switch features 4 wires in total.

  • Brown = Horn
  • Blue = Neutral Wire
  • Blue / Red = Low Beam
  • Blue / White = High Beam

Click here to purchase a new Wipac Ducon switch by EMGO

 

 

Tricon Wiring

 

The Tricon switch has 3 major features hence the name "Tricon", similar to word the "triple". It too also can be adapted to just about any motorcycle.

 

Wipac Tricon Switch Wiring Diagram

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 Features 

  1. Horn button
  2. Kill Button
  3. Dip paddle - high and low beam

The Tricon switch features 5 wires in total.

  • Black = Horn
  • Pink = Neutral Wire
  • Red = High / Low Beam
  • Kill Button = Brown

 

Click here to purchase a new Wipac Tricon switch by EMGO

 

Wiring made easy

There you have it. Now you can wire your new Wipac Ducon switch and Tricon switch at ease. Simple diagrams always make the job easier and more enjoyable.

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