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ahsupply 1x55 where to wire in a switch?

does anyone know where to wire in a switch in the ahsupply 1x55 bright kit? i'm retro-fitting into an standard 30" single light strip light hood and wanted to make use of the existing push switch. answer : on the phase/hot (brown/black) wire from the power cord. Thanks Lorenceo!


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I believe you would wire in a switch at the Brown/Black wire connetion. (Before the Ballast)
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yup. you wouldn't want the ballast powered up running nothing all the time. it will burn the ballast out real quick. Fire hazard also.


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