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Old 04-15-2012, 04:21 PM   #1
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Changing from florecent lights to canned lights, currently 2 sets of wires & I need 4


I am changing my ceiling lights from florescent lighting to canned lights. I had two sets of florescent lights I removed with their box that held it and there are two sets of wires with grounds that were used to light the florescent. In one hole where the florescent lighting used to be there are two sets of wires, one is an active set of electrical wires the other leads to the other hole where the other florescent wire used to be for that light. I want to install 4 canned lights. So I need to add two sets of wires to the current 2 (technically 3) installed already. I bought the wires needed already, I hear its called daisy chaining or Wiring Lights in Series? What is the best way to go about this myself?

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Yes, you daisy chain. From where the second fixture used to be, continue to lamp three and from lamp three to lamp four. The wiring will be just like what you had in the first fixture leading to the second.

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