Connecting fixture to ceiling that has 4 wires


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Old 09-01-14, 04:53 PM
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Connecting fixture to ceiling that has 4 wires

Hi,

I am trying to connect a light fixture to the ceiling, and wanted to ask about the correct wiring. I have the setup below, any help is appreciated.

Ceiling wiring:
2 white wires connected together
1 orange wire
1 yellow wire

2 Standard wall Switches:
Switch 1:
Yellow and Orange wires connected to top port
2 red wires connected to the bottom port

Switch 2:
1 Purple wire connected to top port
2 red wires connected to the bottom port

Fixture:
1 Black wire
1 White wire
1 Bare copper wire

Note sure where to connect the white and black wires from the fixture to which wires in the ceiling and which wires to cap (if any)

Thank You.
 
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Old 09-01-14, 05:53 PM
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Connect the white of the light to the two whites. Try the yellow to the black of the light. If it doesn't work try the orange.

With this type of conduit wiring there is no one color code. An electrician would use his multimeter or Wiggins to do basically the same thing, test each wire.
 
 

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