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Old 10-06-2011, 08:35 AM   #16
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That confirm my question and other electrician's question as well so you will have to hook that grey conductor on to get the other set of lamps on { gris to black }

That is two level ballast set up I do run into once a while but not very often.

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So to be clear, I would wire black to black, white to white, and pigtail black to grey for all the bulbs to be on at once.

If I wanted two switches to run half at a time I would wire one switch black to black and white to white. The other switch would be black to grey and white pigtailed to white.

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So to be clear, I would wire black to black, white to white, and pigtail black to grey for all the bulbs to be on at once.

If I wanted two switches to run half at a time I would wire one switch black to black and white to white. The other switch would be black to grey and white pigtailed to white.
That is correct.
If this is what you want to do, yrun a peice of 3 wire cable from the switches.
Black to black is one switch.
Red to gray/red would be another switch, and white is neutral.
Don't forget the ground.
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That is correct.
If this is what you want to do, yrun a peice of 3 wire cable from the switches.
Black to black is one switch.
Red to gray/red would be another switch, and white is neutral.
Don't forget the ground.
I think I will just wire them to all come on at once. I don't imagine ever needing just two bulbs versus 4.
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Then just wire the black and grey/red to the incoming hot wire.
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Just curious, why does it say "neutral or (any hot)". In what case would you wire a neutral into it? Neutral and hot are opposites.
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Just curious, why does it say "neutral or (any hot)". In what case would you wire a neutral into it? Neutral and hot are opposites.
I'm not really sure!
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Just curious, why does it say "neutral or (any hot)". In what case would you wire a neutral into it? Neutral and hot are opposites.
Well, hot and hot are opposite too

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