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Is white negative or positive? I s dark green negative or positive?Which one lines up with black? Which one lines up red?This is for a wall light.

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Hi,

please watch the video from below website and this shows the colors of wire and for which it has been used.This video you can understand better than explaining in words
http://video.about.com/electrical/Identify-Wire-Color-Coding.htm
Thank you

Posted on Oct 09, 2010

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These may be swapped it the existing wire colors are.

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