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Old 02-11-2010, 05:36 AM   #1
 
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How to run power from a switch ?


hi, I install the ligth in my new store with the switch, I want to know how I can get the current from the ligth switch in the room next to my store?
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Old 02-11-2010, 06:46 AM   #2
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This depends upon the wiring
Is there only one cable going to the switch - 3 individual wires?
If so that is a switch loop (hot only) & you can't pull power from there



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Old 02-11-2010, 12:42 PM   #3
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Only switch boxes where power and neutral come to are eligible for this.

Almost always this will have one cable (white and black) for power and another cable going off to the light.
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If this is a commercial setting you probably need to hire a licensed professional.
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