Multiple switches, Vent fan

Old 08-11-19, 10:55 AM
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Multiple switches, Vent fan

I'm afraid I haven't the vocabulary to do a google search on my own. Here's what I'm doing, and what I need an answer to:
Replacing a bathroom vent fan with a heat lamp. Original brand is unknown. I have a 3 switch wall plate. One to a separate track light, one to the fan and a third to the heat lamp. I assume anything I buy with be plug and play but all inclusive of a single switch. The one I'm probably going to buy has a single mutli function switch (Light/Nightlight/Fan/Bluetooth Speaker)
So, what to do with the third switch?
Can I pop an a/c outlet into it's place? Do I leave the original switch in its place? Then what happens with those wires at the unit? or at the switch? Can I ground it somehow and put a blank plate over it?
You can see how google is no help ;-)
Hope I've come to the right place.
Thanks for the look,
Best regards
Old 08-11-19, 11:57 AM
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Cap the unused wire at the new fan.
Leave the switch and let people go nuts trying to figure out what it does.
You may not be to put a receptacle in place of the switch depending on the cables in the switch box
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Old 08-11-19, 12:58 PM
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Thx Much. Should be an easy day, if I don't zap myself ;-)
Old 08-11-19, 03:56 PM
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It is possible (depending on the age of the installation) that you have Despard devices you can still find parts for it either on eBay or the link I left to Kyle Switch Plates.

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