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        Can I steal power from my above sink light junction box to add under cabinet lighting? There is a switch that controls the light. I think this is an easy DIY job. Any advice?
         
        Posts: 1 | Registered: May 07, 2014Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        You probably can unless that light circuit is already almost overloaded. Under-cabinet lights are usually low voltage DC powered off a transformer. The number of lights is limited by the transformer output.

        Stay away from the 'hockey puck' style of lights. While I like the look and the ease of install, I've never seen a set last more than 6 to 9 months.


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        Posts: 10307 | Location: Knoxville, Tennessee | Registered: Sep 27, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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