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The extra holes in the connector are for wire chaining the fixture to the next fixture. One pair goes to power, the other pair to the next fixture. You can cut off the connector and strip the two wires (black and white) and connect them directly to the cord with wire twist connectors. These are color coded for the total size of wires in them. Yours plus ...


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The fluorescent fixture you have is intended to be hard-wired, so I'm not sure you'll be able to find an adapter for that quick-connect fitting you show, which are designed to wire several fixtures together. If you want to add a plug I think you'll have to cut the wire and splice in a new replacement cord. There should be a circular knock-out at the top of ...


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NO PUTTY! You have a loose electrical connection and a loose mechanical connection. Mechanical First you need to fix the mechanical attachment mechanism. It may be a loose nut on a threaded pipe holding the individual fixture to the base. It could be some other locking mechanism, such as bolts or screws. In some fixtures, the sockets are held in by ...


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There are numerous products that meet this need. You can start with a Google or product search, for example: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=%22Wireless+Add+On+Switches%22 There's no problem permanently leaving the existing switch left on. You can even get a small plastic clip that will prevent someone from accidentally switching the light off (tape never works ...


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There are numerous remote control systems available that use a stand alone switch and a receiver that either sits in the light fixture or in a circuit box to receive the signal and control power on the line. One example is the LevNet system form Leviton. The receiver replaces your exisiting switch and a wireless switch goes wherever you choose. A simpler ...


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You could also consider replacing the switch with a motion-controlled/manual switch combo. Walk in the room and it turns on automatically. Turn it off manually when you go to bed. Bonus lower energy bill if you are forgetful like me.


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I did exactly that some years ago, replacing the light switch with an X10 remotely controllable switch, and hang the remote on the wall at the other end of the room. However, that approach will NOT work with LED bulbs, due to the way it powers itself, and may not work safely with fluorescents. (X10 is the low-budget brand which introduced carrier-current ...



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