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Old 02-15-2008, 02:01 PM   #1
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Can I wire recessed lighting to a switched recepticle or do I have to wire it to the switch?

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Normally go to the wall switch but before you do that check the number of connection at the wall switch [ it possiblty you got a switch loop running to the repectale]

if so you have two choice change the repectale to hot all the time and use the switch to turn on or off the can luminiares or wired driect to the switched repectale [ i am not too crazy due the box size that will get ya hard ]

let us know which way you want to go.

once you decided which way you want to do.
one of us can provide a drawing to get the idea how to hook up properly.


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yes, there is nothing against wiring to a switched receptacle.
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But there is something against dimming the receptacle. Just something to think about.
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But there is something against dimming the receptacle. Just something to think about.

True.


Typically though you would eliminate the switched recep.
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Typically though you would eliminate the switched recep.
Agreed. I wasn't sure if it was staying or not.

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