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I'm trying to have a switched duplex outlet with the Leviton Switch/ Pilot light on the wall. I'm using 2 wire cable. I seem to have lost my wiring diagram. Can I get one online?

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Open following link for illustration and written instructions for combo wiring:
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You are correct that the middle outlet would have two black wires and two white wires.

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The wiring diagram is on the inside of the box.

In indicates that if you want the pilot light to glow when the circuit is off, then you only need two wires (the live and the return, usually colored black and white, respectively). However, you also need a ground. The instructions say that you need the ground for safety (and probably legal code) reasons, but I suspect that, without the ground, the pilot light won't work in this configuration.

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