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Old 01-17-2009, 08:37 PM   #16
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Do you live in Chicago? They require conduit...means you might have a ground.

Sounds like 120/208 if you have a neutral in there.

A house with 3 phases?


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The only time I heard the bleu wire in USA typically used for 3 phase system or you are in the conduit { pipe } area then they run indiviual conductors.

In European area the bleu is used for netrual conductor.

If you have Red , Black , Bleu and White and Green { if there } becarefull this what most electricians call them full boat system that colour code typically tell that is 208Y120 system.

Are you in the Condo or just a reguar home ?

For the ceiling fan most case you will useally find a switch for the luminaire/ fan set up.

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Old 01-18-2009, 02:33 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by xamplesample View Post
Is the blue wire the neutral wire?
Only in ISO (Int Stds Org)

This is important to know because I have worked with ISO power cords where the wires were coded Brown, Blue, and Green.

The way the World is going with ISO we may be in the minority with our Black & White.
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