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Old 01-22-2012, 01:50 PM   #16
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Can I use this outlet for a Split Outlet??

Originally Posted by Audiotekm
Seems to work. So the 2 cable runs to one outlet one is from the electrical box asnd the other one is a loop through to a second outlet? And what does that "tab" do?
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Old 01-22-2012, 01:52 PM   #17
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Can I use this outlet for a Split Outlet??

I think we're talking about 2 different things here.

The receptacle you have pictured in post 9 can be a split receptacle if you break the tabs out.

The receptacle that your link shows in the OP and in post 13, can NOT be a split receptacle because there are no tabs to remove.


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