Help Please (With Pics)

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Old 01-08-13, 11:31 AM
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Question Help Please (With Pics)

Hi all,

I've come to the pros for help with what is probably a simple procedure (except for me)

I'm replacing my bathroom single pole switch(?) with a motion switch (tired of yelling at the kids to turn the light off).

Below are pictures.

I just need some help with the wiring, although I'm pretty sure that I just connect one of the blk wires on the old switch to the one blk on the new switch and the other blk wire on the old switch to the red on the new, then the ground to the box.

Much thanks.
 
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Old 01-08-13, 11:39 AM
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Switch black goes to the always hot black wire. Switch red goes to the black to the light. This device will probably not work correctly with a CFL or LED because there is no neutral but should work fine with incandescent light bulbs
 
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Old 01-08-13, 11:42 AM
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and the ground just gets connected to the box?


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Old 01-08-13, 11:47 AM
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If the box is plastic the grounds are just tied together.
 
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Old 01-08-13, 11:56 AM
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Nope box is metal, so I'll connect to box(?).

Thanks


EDIT: Works like a charm, I can already feel my vocal cords looseing.


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