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Wiring up a new Security Light Using Existing Wires

Postby Jailhouse » Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:46 am

I have a wall with wires coming out of it ...

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These wires are connected to a switch on the other side.

There are 2 brown wires, 2 blue wires, and one earth wire.

I want to connect a security light to these wires.

What kind of security light would I need to buy in order for it to be compatible with these wires?

I know from the previous installation that the 2 brown wires terminated in one plastic block left to do nothing.

So does that affect the kind of light I buy or should I connect the brown wires somewhere in the new light?

Appreciate the help,

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Postby Mr White » Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:45 pm

It is your choice of which light you choose to install.

It should be connected the same way it was prior to the old light being removed.
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Postby Jailhouse » Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:37 pm

How do I know if the new light will be able to take the wires from my wall?

For example, here is a light I am considering...
Will it take the wires from my wall?

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