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I am running electical wire in my shed. I have wired a motion sensor light fixure in the middle of the circuit. My plan was to always have power running to the fixture since it is a motion sensor. But I'm a little confused as to how I should wire it correctly. If the fixture is in the middle, does that mean I should mark the neutral coming from the fixture as hot, and wire the fixture neutral to the outgoing hot? Or do I simply connect all my hots together and neutrals together?

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  • @Ecnerwal I already added a diagram, but I think you added your comment before I finished adding the images.
    – Andrew
    Jul 6 '21 at 22:16
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The second way. Nothing (other than switches) is normally in series with any other device. All are in parallel across the hot/neutral.

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  • I was totally overthinking it. But now I remember the difference between series and parallel. Thanks!
    – Andrew
    Jul 6 '21 at 22:19

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