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Old 09-07-2010, 08:19 PM   #1
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GFCI outlet


I want to put a GFCI outlet in series with other outlets so they will be protected also, does the GFCI outlet have to be the first in the series for them to be protected or can it be anywhere in the series?

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Old 09-07-2010, 08:23 PM   #2
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In order for the standard receptacles to be protected by the GFI they must be wired from the LOAD terminals and be downstream of the GFI device.

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