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|10-19-2009, 06:46 PM||#16|
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Orlando, FL
Wiring up a new ceiling fan?
Yeah you can but the thing is, they wired the outlet one of two ways. Either they made it a half hot which is where only one outlet is switched, and the other is constantly on, or the entire thing is.
If they wired it where only one is switched, if you don't connect the red wire you will not have any power on the plug that was switched.
IF they wired it where the entire outlet is switched, you won't have any power. In this case, the black wire is not even connected to the outlet, it is just connected to the wire going to the next outlet.
Yeah, they sell boxes at home depot and lowes that are "deep" boxes, with a little more room. I always get them anytime i buy a new box for "future expansion"
And no problem, if you have any more questions let us know!
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