(Should Be) Simple Light Connection...

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Old 08-17-19, 08:46 PM
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(Should Be) Simple Light Connection...

So, I purchased a set of sconces, and lo and behold, I go to install them and...it is something I've never seen before. I imagine this has to be some kind of, ahem, "advancement", but what do I do with this?

Should I just cut it off and go traditional Black to Black and White to White? And what abou the ground?

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Old 08-17-19, 09:34 PM
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Stick the white wire in the hole opposite the white and tighten the screw. Same for the black and the ground
 
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That works and is safe? Seems so tenuous of a connection.
 
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Old 08-18-19, 05:28 AM
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It's called a modular design and is becoming more and more common.
 
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Old 08-18-19, 06:33 AM
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I have seen many of those fail/melt/burn due to poor connections. I would cut it off and use standard wire nuts. Wire to wire contact is better than any connector like that.
 
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Old 08-18-19, 07:14 AM
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Hi, does that fixture have a UL listing?
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