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Old 12-06-2010, 10:51 PM   #1
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Wiring a digitial timer switch

I am trying to wire a digital timer switch in a four gang box. The box consist of four switches that control the outside lights and all of them have two black wires and a ground wire connected to them. I am tring to wire the GE digital timer switch that has a red, black, white, and green wire on it.
I know the green wire is ground but i am lost from there????
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Old 12-06-2010, 11:20 PM   #2
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Are there any white wires in the box, or just the black wires? Since that timer has a white wire, it probably requires a neutral. So if there's no neutral wires in the box, you might be out of luck.
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Old 12-06-2010, 11:40 PM   #3
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The white conductor from the digtail timer is netural and before you hook this up make sure you have a legit netural in the switch box it should be near the back of switch box in most case.

So you will see more than two netural conductor in there due one of them is power feed so you can not miss that.

The black conductor on the timer itself is power side while the red is the load connection { goes to the luminaires }

And make sure you have that circuit[s] off in that switch box before you hook the timer up.

Oh yeah get couple new wirenuts as need to.

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