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Old 01-21-2012, 05:34 PM   #1
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20A light switches?


I'm assuming that if I want to run a 20A light circuit, I need to use 20A light switches, but I couldn't find any at the store. Am I missing something?

Is it OK to use 15A switches because the current going through the switch won't be controlling 20A worth of lighting?

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Correct, unless you are switching a 20 amp load you can use the 15 amp switches.

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Correct, unless you are switching a 20 amp load you can use the 15 amp switches.
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