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My pantry is behind a single door that opens and closes similar to a bathroom door. Inside the pantry are about 4 shelves. There are no power outlets inside the pantry and no light switch so the pantry is quite dark even during the day since it's not in direct line of sight to a kitchen window.
If I want to add some kind of LED strip lighting along the edges of the wall at about a 45 degree angle pointing towards the items in the pantry is there a product you would recommend? There is an outlet just outside the pantry on an adjacent wall so I can probably drill into the drywall and just run a power cord to that outlet. I would be looking to run strip lighting on both sides of the door so if there is a way the two strip lights can connect to each other so they can be powered off one connection that would be ideal.
What about any battery powered strip lights or some kind of battery powered automatic lights so as soon as the door is opened the lights illuminate? Anything you would recommend? Thank you in advance.
 

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There are a couple of ways you could go with this. There are strip lights that you can cut to length and mount along the inside of the doorway as you described, or you could also mount them under the edge of each shelf. There are extruded aluminum housings that can angle them at 45 degrees, or straight back or down. With these, you'll need a low voltage power supply (called a "driver") to power them. For a small amount of lighting, the power supply can be similar to a wall-wart or laptop type brick power supply. Going this route is a bigger DIY project since you'll need to select the components that meet your needs.



Another option is to buy a kit. These give you everything you need, but may not be exactly what you want in terms of strip lengths.



https://www.superbrightleds.com/cat/flexible-led-strip-lights/filter/LED_Color,White,136,4627:


https://www.superbrightleds.com/cat/housings/


There are even some battery powered kits.



https://www.superbrightleds.com/mor...ingle-color-2-portable-led-light-strips/3026/


You can also find some kits at the big-box stores.


https://www.homedepot.com/b/Lighting-Under-Cabinet-Lights-Tape-Lights/N-5yc1vZcetq
 

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Small Appliance Branch Circuit
The 20 amp dedicated circuits supplying kitchen counter tops, dining room, pantry.

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Meaning? He can't pull off a circuit in a dining room? What can he pull a circuit off from?

(Also, what's SABC, other than South African Broadcasting Corporation?)

SABC is small appliance branch circuit. It's any 20a convenience receptacle circuit existing in the kitchen, dining, dinette, pantry, breakfast nook or similar area. Other than a SABC or a dedicated circuit (like for an a/c or a wall heater or boiler) and also a bathroom circuit, everything else is fair game.
 

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So he could theoretically pull a circuit for a pantry light from an adjacent dining room?
Not if the dining room is part of the SABC.

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Would there be more than one of those?
Current code requires at least 2. There can be more. The kitchen SABCs can be extended into a dining took or pantry.

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