Light pendant 12v - double wiring?

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Old 09-14-16, 08:34 AM
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Light pendant 12v - double wiring?

Hello,

I am changing a couple kitchen light pendants (halogen 12volt bulbs). I did the first just fine, but I found the second one -which kept blowing bulbs for years- to have 2 cables instead of one connected to the small transformer (see pic). Was I getting twice the voltage (220v) into the transformer? Should I make dead ends of one set by insulating the terminals, and connect the remaining one? I'm quite novice on these matters, will appreciate much your help.
 
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Old 09-14-16, 11:02 AM
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No you were not doubling the voltage. Likely the extra wires went to your other light fixture.
 
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