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Old 05-19-2009, 04:27 PM   #1
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Switch with light?


I've done beginner wiring (switches, sockets, etc.) and came across this:

http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?actio...esc&lpage=none

Now, does the light go ON/OFF as you flip the switch? Or is it an indicator that the switch is getting power?

How would this be wired?

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I've done beginner wiring (switches, sockets, etc.) and came across this:

http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?actio...esc&lpage=none

Now, does the light go ON/OFF as you flip the switch? Or is it an indicator that the switch is getting power?

How would this be wired?
It can be wired a number of ways. It can be on when the switch is on, it can be on when the switch off, but off when the switch is on, or it can be on all the time.

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Old 05-19-2009, 05:06 PM   #3
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I'd like the light to be on when the switch is turned on. I think I know how to wire it but don't want to guess at something like this.
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That switch requires a neutral, so before you go unwiring everything, determine if there is a neutral wire in the box (dont be confused with a white wire going to the switch, thats a hot supply)
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well it's going to be a new circuit straight from the box, so there will be a definite neutral wire.
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