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According to the instructions found here, you'll have to replace the other switch with a Retractive Press Switch when using a dimmer. Important notes - for two way and multi - way installation Read General Installation Safety Instructions before starting work. Any existing 2 Way or Intermediate switches MUST be replaced with Retractive Press ...


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In my opinion, nearly all DIY light fixtures are hazards. However, since ceiling fixtures are rarely touched, they're not so bad. If you want to add a grounding conductor, it shouldn't be too difficult. First find a point on the fixture that will hidden within the canopy, and that is metallic. Figure out a way to attach a grounding wire to that point. ...


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Warning: You'll be working with live electrical wires during this procedure. If you don't feel comfortable doing so, please contact a local licensed Electrician. Set up your multimeter (or voltmeter) to measure volts AC. Very carefully remove the caps from the white wires, making sure the wires do not come into contact with anything. Turn the switch ...


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There are half a dozen ways one could do this, but I would do it this way Purchase 2 Lutron RF Maestros. ( The RF part is important, as they sell none RF Maestros too) ( for non dimming use MRF2-6ANS ) One Pico wireless switch One Pico switch plate adapter One 2 gang decor plate Change both switches to the RF Maestro and put the Pico next to the ...


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To make a true 3-way motion detector switch -- as opposed to a motion detector with a remote, or a motion detector in series with a normal switch -- the motion detector has to be able to monitor whether power is being drawn through either of the travellers and which traveller it is currently connected to. If no power is now flowing, to turn on flip to the ...


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Since the setup now is two switches to control each light (what is known as a three-way switch) the new switches need to be the same type. A simple switch that is not a "three way switch" (they will be so labeled) won't replace those. Return the simple switches and buy 3-way switches - then it will be easy to proceed.


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In this type of set-up, all load power is controlled by the electronic motion-sensing switch. If you use the mechanical switch to "turn on" the light, the motion sensor will turn it off when no motion is detected (after a certain time period, usually selected by the user/installer). If you look at the wiring instructions for the 3-way motion-sensing in-wall ...


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Supplying the fixture from the LOAD side of a ground-fault circuit interrupter (GFCI), will provide protection to the fixture. It could be a GFCI receptacle, standalone GFCI device, or GFCI breaker.


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Heavily insulated can lights are a Bad, Bad thing for LED bulbs - LED bulbs are already compromised in their cooling ability by being forced to fit in an envelope that is similar in shape to an incandescent bulb. Stick it in an IC can fixture with no airflow and insulation all around, and it gets hot. Heat kills LEDs and heat also kills LED power supplies ...


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There is no way to tell what to connect to. It depends on how they wired it. I think it is safe to assume you should connect to the single black since it is in that box by itself like that. And yes, you would connect to the white and green with the other two wires. The instructions are not sparse, they show what you need to connect to. They do not know or ...


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If photo #4 is the place you want to install the new light than wire the white wire from the new light to the two white wires and the black wire from the light to the single black wire. First attach the ground from the new light.


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Updated solution per comment: The fire alarm should not be connected to a switch at all. It's likely that it is connected to the same switch as the light but with the wires reversed. The solution would be to remove the fire alarm black & white wires from the switch and splice them in the box to the cable that feeds the switch, but before it "hits" the ...


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This would be fine if you mount the switch in an electrical box in the wall and use it, for example, to switch the receptacle (or just half of the receptacle) that your surge suppressor or battery unit is plugged into. For instance, you could us an "old work" box to put the switch in the wall above the desk, and fish NM cable to/from the box with the ...


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Edit For some LED strips once you cut the strip that's it. That particular brand is linkable once it has been cut. It appears to be DC as opposed to AC so the link would require the correct polarity. Looking at the product page it does not appear to show any link connectors, rather just the live ends (the part that feeds from the transformer). But that ...


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If you tap into the existing light box: Yes There you will have the switched power and neutral. If you try to tap into the triplex running from one of the switches: NO. There you will only have the travelers and a power.



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