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How to wire a switch to an under cupboard striplight

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    Al Kupchella May 11, 2010

    If you provide a little more info, I can probably help you. Does the striplight have a wall plug on it or just wires? Do you want to add a switch into the striplight itself, or do you want to operate the striplight from a wall switch? If so, do you want to operate multiple striplights from the wall switch?

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The strip light has two wires tor it's power, black and white. Feed a romex cable from it's location to the switch. At the light you connect color to color. At the switch you connect green/green, white/white, then the power black and the light black go on the two screw terminals on the switch.

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