connecting three under counter lights to one switch

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Old 03-30-14, 05:05 AM
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Question connecting three under counter lights to one switch

I have three fluorescent under counter lights I want to run off one switch. Can I run wires from each light to the power and use the same switch to control all simultaneously?
 
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Old 03-30-14, 05:26 AM
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Sure no problem,how are they wired now?
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Old 03-30-14, 05:29 AM
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I'm just now putting in the wiring. I have 12-2 to run from each light to a box and then the switch will be tied to the lights in the box. Will that work?
 
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Old 03-30-14, 06:10 AM
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The box is required to be accessible. It could be hidden in a cabinet though.
 
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Not sure why you are using # 12.
 
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Old 03-31-14, 03:28 PM
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The lights can't be on the SABC (counter top receptacles).
 
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Old 03-31-14, 05:51 PM
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I would look at other options besides fluorescent lights.
 
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