Mixing AC and low-voltage


Old 10-24-07, 04:30 PM
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Mixing AC and low-voltage

Anyone know whether I'm allow to mixed AC and low-voltage (phone in this case) in the same double-gang box?

The reason is, I'd like to use an adjustable-depth box, and there's no way I'm going to find one for mixed voltage.
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Old 10-24-07, 05:02 PM
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The answer is maybe. You can't mix them without any separation. You can buy special boxes that allow for this.
Old 10-24-07, 05:25 PM
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You are better off without boxes for low voltage wiring like phone and cable. Low voltage rings allow more space for the bend radius to be preserved.

There are clip on LV rings that attach to the regular boxes. They may be made by Carlon.
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Take a look at this device and see if it will work for you.

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dezwit - that's a great product! I can't believe it's taken this long for someone to come up with that idea (to include myself)!

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