Hard Wiring Light to Switch That has Plug Currently on it


Postby Kirky3 » Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:34 am

Hi,

I've ordered a wall light to realise it's going to come with a plug instead of needing to be hard wired in.

The lighting set up is weird with 4 wall lights - three controlled by a double switch on the wall and the 4th (the one I want to replace) with a fused switch on the lower part of the wall bellow the light.

This is the instructions for the light I have ordered https://media.made.com/media/assembly/m ... GRY-UK.pdf

Meaning it would just be plugged in and switched on with a switch in the cord.

Does anyone know if it would be possible to wire it in, by removing the switch cord and wiring the hardwires in from the fused switch bellow it?

Thank you, Kirk
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Postby Mr White » Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:34 pm

Without seeing the light in question it is not possible to give a definitive answer. I would guess the answer is no.
I say that because I bet the switch is integral to the light and there will be hardly any room to connect an incoming cable. I may be wrong, but as I first said, without seeing the light...............
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