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Old 05-20-2010, 12:35 AM   #16
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I'm not sure what NEC says about it but theoretically you could wire a single receptacle downstream from a dead-front GFCI (GFCI device with no receptacles - only the "guts" and test/reset buttons). These are specifically designed to only provide downstream protection.
Yeah that one of the most common way due the dead front GFCI is cheaper than GFCI breaker { 15 for dead front GFCI Vs 45 for GFCI breaker } and there are few locations that I will use the deadfront GFCI device no question asked.

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There are also some nightlight GFCI's on the market that only have one receptacle, although the ones I know of have been redesigned with TR in mind and have since had that "problem" fixed so the nightlight GFCI has BOTH receptacles back in the device.
I have see early verison by time I got in France they came out with improved verison so I haven't try it yet due I am still in France but I did check couple websites for it and seems look not too bad but I will give a try when I get back.

Costwise they should be right on the par with TR GFCI receptales.

Merci,Marc
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