Dc power adapter cable through wall then out by outlet?


  #1  
Old 11-30-14, 11:05 AM
M
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 74
Upvotes: 0
Received 0 Upvotes on 0 Posts
Dc power adapter cable through wall then out by outlet?

I have a couple questions and maybe could get a couple suggestions on if anything better can be done easily.

I am looking to install a few WiFi security cameras and they run off of a DC power adapter.

According to standard electrical code can low voltage DC power adapter (wire only) be ran inside a wall? I know local codes will vary.

I was thinking of running the wire down inside the wall and come out near the AC outlet so I can plug in the power adapter.

Do they make outlet covers with a 1/4-5/16 round hole at a corner or anyway to make a neat looking installation?

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
 
  #2  
Old 11-30-14, 11:07 AM
pcboss's Avatar
Forum Topic Moderator
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Maryland
Posts: 13,985
Received 198 Upvotes on 173 Posts
The wiring from the wall wart is most likely not rated for in wall use.
 
 

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: