Wiring a Dual Outlet For Under Cabinet Lighting
What is dual outlet for under cabinet lighting. I need a fixture that is in the middle of a string of under cabinet lights.
Under Cabinet Light
Electrical Question: What is dual outlet for under cabinet lighting?
I need a fixture that is in the middle of a string of under cabinet lights. What do I need to be looking for? All of the lights are on the same switch and this fixture has wires coming out from both sides.
This electrical wiring question came from Tracy, a Homeowner in Massachusetts.
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Installing a Under Cabinet Light
Application: Adding a Under Cabinet Light Fixture.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best performed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor, or Certified Electrician.
Electrical Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, Voltage Tester, and appropriate Safety Gear.
Estimated Time: Depends on the personal level experience, ability to work with tools, install electrical circuit wiring, and the available access to the project area.
Electrical Safety: Identify the electrical power source to the Fluorescent Light, turn it OFF and Tag with a Note before working with the electrical wiring.
Electrical Wiring Parts and Materials: Electrical parts and materials for the Fluorescent Light should be approved for the specific project and compliant with local and national electrical codes.
Electrical Codes and Inspections: Installing or changing home electrical wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes as adopted in Massachusetts. A permit and inspections may also be required.
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Reviewing the Electrical Question:
- What is dual outlet for under cabinet lighting
I need a fixture that is in the middle of a string of under cabinet lights.
- Tracy, from the information you have provided, make sure your new under cabinet light is compatible with the existing lights.
- Dual outlet may have top do with the wiring at both ends of the light fixture. Make sure to consult the installation instructions that should be provided with the new fixture.
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