Fixture help


Old 01-30-07, 06:37 PM
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Fixture help

Need a little help here with a circuit. I am in the process of replacing a lighting fixture. It is a little complicated so I need help. Originally this circuit had two switches and two lights with the the power source entering the fixture. I am getting rid of one of the switches. So I have one switch, two lights, and the power source entering the fixture. This is an old house and there are no grounds. I have done this but it has been years ago, but I think you take the source neutral directly to the fixture and connect the black to the black wire coming from the swtch and the neutral from the switch to the other side of the fixture. Is this right? Thanks for your help and patience.
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Old 01-30-07, 06:50 PM
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A standard wall switch does not have a neutral.

You are correct in your wiring but not in your terminology.

Use some black tape and re-identify the white wire to the switch as a hot.
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Actually, if you had two switches, then you had three conductor cable to each switch. This means a black, a red and a white to the switch. Use the black and red as the switch wires and cap the white on each end.

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