Change a Plug-in to a Hard Wire???

uber_bwnageJanuary 21, 2010

I found some undercabinet lights that I really like, and they are plug-in.

I would rather have them hard wired to a switch on the wall I can change to a duplex.

Is it possible to hard wire them?

Do I just cut off the plug and wire them up?

Or am I missing something?

Help please experts!!!

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mike_kaiser_gw

The short answer is no, you can't simply cut off the plug. You need to find fixtures that are designed to be hardwired.

    Bookmark   January 21, 2010 at 5:52PM
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brickeyee

Check with the manufacturer.

Some companies have the small power supplies dual listed.

You can always put receptacles controlled by a switch in the cabinets and then plug the lights in.

    Bookmark   January 21, 2010 at 7:58PM
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fixizin

The mfr. probably makes both versions, but your supplier/store just had the one in stock. Make them do a little work and order you the one YOU need.

    Bookmark   January 22, 2010 at 12:46PM
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