Need help wiring new hanging lamp fixture


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Old 11-21-16, 02:49 PM
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Need help wiring new hanging lamp fixture

I am replacing a hanging pendant lamp fixture with a new hanging lamp, I removed the old fixture and noticed the wiring on the new fixture looks very different than the old one. The light fixture came with NO instructions The hanging lamp has 2 black cords with 2 jacketed copper wires inside, one blue, one brown. There are 2 wires coming from my ceiling and a single ground wire. Can anyone PLEASE tell me how to connect these wires properly?

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Old 11-21-16, 03:18 PM
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edit:...See Pete's response for correction.

Blue to blue to black from the ceiling. Brown to brown to white from the ceiling or vice versa. I'm assuming there are two light sets to the hanging unit. The color wires on the light don't make much difference. It would've been nice if they used black and white. Your picture looks like two white are providing power. The white with black stripe is your "black" or power and then plane white is your neutral. do not mix the colors.
 

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Old 11-21-16, 03:25 PM
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Wrong. Those are European wired lamps.

The two blues from the lights are neutral and connect to the white wire.
The two browns from the lights are hot and connect to the black wire.

The bare ground wire connects to the metal hanging bar green screw.
 
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Old 11-21-16, 03:40 PM
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Thanks Pete for the correction. I made an edit correction to my post.
 
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Old 11-21-16, 04:30 PM
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Your IP indicates U.S. but normally an European fixture is 220 volts not 120v. What sort of bulbs are you using in it?
 
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The lamp was manufactured in China. Voltage:AC110-240V, it uses two E27 Edison type 60 watt bulbs.Name:  lamp.jpg
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Old 11-22-16, 12:20 AM
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it uses two E27 Edison type 60 watt bulbs.
U.S. is E26 so the bulb may be a bit loose but you are only talking 1mm difference. It may work.

More info: https://support.lifx.com/hc/en-us/ar...the-difference
 
 

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