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Old 03-01-2013, 04:40 PM   #1
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wiring smoke detector


Hello,
trying to hard wire a smoke detector in the basement to a junction box that has a black,white and ground wire. I've run the same wire out of the box and i want to connect it to the three wires connecting to smoke detector.
the smoke detector has a red,black and white wire.
not sure what goes to what. house was built in 1953.
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The red wire is for interconnection of other smokes for simultaneous operation. Ignore the red wire for a stand-alone installation.

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