Can you wire a light and switch from an outlet?
At the outlet, you connect the cable to the load terminals. When thats done, you can treat the cable coming from the outlet into the switch box as a regular line cable. Connect the black wire to one of the switch terminals and the black wire going to the light fixture to the other switch terminal.
How do I wire a new light switch from an existing outlet?
Step 1: Install a box for the new electrical switch and run a red, a white, a green and a black 12- or 14-gauge wire from the existing outlet to the new switch box. Strip the ends of the new wires. Step 2: In the switch box, connect the green wire to the grounding screw on the switch.
Can I add a light fixture to an existing circuit but with its own switch?
You can usually install a light fixture between an existing one and the switch by cutting the cable to the existing fixture at the location of the new one, inserting the ends of the cable into the electrical box for the new fixture and pigtailing the new fixture onto these wires.
How many lights can you put on one switch?
A circuit with a currency of 120 volts and 15ampere provides 1800 watts. This means that the 15ampere switch can accommodate a maximum of 30 incandescent bulbs.
Can I daisy chain recessed lights?
You can not daisy chain multiple lights together. If you are using aspectLED Ultra-Thin extension cables, always purchase the appropriate length cable and never connect multiple extension cables together.