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Old 04-26-2010, 11:38 PM   #1
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switching low voltage lighting

I am planning to set up some 12V landscape lighting and I would like the convince of using a standard light switch on the side of my shed to control it.

So, can I plug the transformer into the switched half of a split switched receptacle for on and off? Also, this branch is protected by a gfci further upstream. Would that interfere with this idea? Thank you.


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Old 04-27-2010, 09:08 AM   #2
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switching low voltage lighting

I believe this to be a great idea. I can think of no reason why it would not work.


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