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Have European Swarovski chandelier wblack/brown pair wire, green and blue separate wires, need to install in USA

I have a Swarovski chandelier that I bought in Germany; I need to hook it up in USA; it has a black/brown wire pair, and a separate green and blue wire, for a total of four wires. I figure green is the ground, but I can't figure out how to hook them up with my American wiring.

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This will probably take a meter, first prove the green is ground with an ohm meter from the green lead to the frame or case, if so, we know what to do with that.

next, I need ohm readings between the remaining three leads with NO POWER and switch on.

For example between black to brown 10 ohms, from blue to black 5. from blue to brown 5 ohms, whatever it is, or if they have no connection at all.

From there we have a good start.


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