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Old 12-01-2010, 05:57 PM   #1
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i have a 20x20 bed room,can i install 6 resses lights 65 watt bulb using 14/2 wire,will it be too much of a load? and do i have to use 2 dimmers?

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Old 12-01-2010, 06:03 PM   #2
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i have a 20x20 bed room,can i install 6 resses lights 65 watt bulb using 14/2 wire,will it be too much of a load? and do i have to use 2 dimmers?
What do you plan on doing to feed these lights? Are you running a new circuit or using an old one?

Chances are you will be fine either way.

The only time you would need 2 dimmers is if A) You want to be able to control some lights differently than others and B) if you have two separate circuits.

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14 g good for 15 amps; your 6 lights are 3.3 amps so no problem with wire. Other issues answered by Versabar.
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