LED 5 Watt 120 Volt Wire Gauge


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Old 01-01-15, 12:23 PM
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LED 5 Watt 120 Volt Wire Gauge

I am installing 4 5 Watt 120 Volt LED lights in a ceiling using an existing switch with 14 gauge going to the lights being replaced. I plan on going to a junction box a short distance from the switch with existing 14 gauge and then go from there to the 4 new lights. If that is acceptable I would like to know the wire gauge from the junction box to the lights (~6'). The only specification noted on the lights is at least 194 degrees F.

Can someone please help me identify appropriate wire for the installation?

I also intend to follow a very similar path for 2 10 Watt 120 Volt LED lights.
 
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Old 01-01-15, 12:53 PM
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14 is the smallest you can install,at least here in the USA.
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Old 01-01-15, 01:45 PM
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I'll use 14/3.

Thanks Geochurchi.
 
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Old 01-01-15, 03:22 PM
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Why 14-3?

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Old 01-02-15, 12:09 AM
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I should have said 14/2.
 
 

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