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Old 03-14-2010, 06:28 PM   #1
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grabbing power from light

I have the feed running to a spot light from the main panel ,if i make the connection at the spotlight, the feed and the switch wire, can i grab power from the switch going to the spot light at the switch box to power 2 other lights in the multi box..... This is new construction.
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Old 03-14-2010, 06:36 PM   #2
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If i understand correctly the feed is going from the panel to your light. Then you want to put in a switch loop to switch the light. If this is the case you will have to take a 3 wire between the light and the switches. The black will be your constant hot, red will be your switch leg, and then white would be the neutral.
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Old 03-14-2010, 09:49 PM   #3
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If it is new construction, take all hot feeds to the switch boxes, then feed the lights.
Much cleaner install and easier to troubleshoot, and less wires in the ceiling box.
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