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Don't cross the blacks, you're saying you already have a light fixture there that has been happily working and I doubt you plan to rewire the house for this. In that case, simply hook up the fluorescent light the same as the existing light fixture (assuming nothing funky like the single bulb was 220 and you're wiring a new 110 lamp.) If the existing light ...
What is probably happening here is you have power to the light on one black, another black to the switch, and a return path along the whites. That is, the switch is AFTER the light. This is generally unsafe as the light is still energized, even when the switch is off, and should be fixed regardless. The first thing I'd do is beg/borrow/steel a non-contact ...
A good place to take a look at would be Lee Filters. On there website you can choose how much diffusion you are looking for and then they will match you with the correct gel. They have local distributers all over the US so seeing before buying is also a possibility.
I'd have a look through the Edmund Optics Catalog. A search there for 'diffuser' turns up several different kinds. One of them might be what you want. The company sold me some optical cement as a private customer a few years back. That policy probably hasn't changed.
Grab it and twist the hell out of it to the left OR a big hammer.
Yes, just replace the wires. Even if you reverse the connections, the light will work. For safety's sake, make every effort to connect the wires properly. The silver screw should be connected to the neutral house wiring, white in US and Canada and blue or black nearly everywhere else. Try to confirm the silver screw connects to the outer metal sheath of the ...
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