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Old 06-30-02, 09:48 AM
maureen101
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Lightbulb outlets

why do some outlets have 4 wires and others 2?
 
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Old 06-30-02, 09:49 AM
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A receptacle in the middle of a run will have one pair of wires supplying power and one pair carrying power to another receptacle. A receptacle at the end of the run will just have the former.
 
 

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