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Connecting a switch & plug combo to a GFCI receptacle...Part 3

http://www.VideoJoeKnows.com Connecting a switch & plug combo, to a GFCI receptacle, is pretty difficult...but once you know the steps, I know you can do it! Under most circumstances you might never need to know how to connect a switch to a standard duplex receptacle outlet that is then connected, & protected, by a GFCI receptacle. You mean you can connect a standard duplex receptacle to a GFI plug & you don't always have to install a new GFCI outlet to each & every location you want to be GFCI protected? Wow!! I didn't know that....(that's what you're saying huh). In this particular instance, "joe" wants to connect up some rope lighting to an exterior deck area. He wants to connect the new interior wall switch to the existing exterior GFCI receptacle & (there's more!) he wants to add an additional standard receptacle next to the existing exterior GFCI outlet, so he can control half of the new outlet, from the new wall switch, to control the rope lighting that will be left up all year round. Here's the kicker....BOTH the new interior wall switch & the new exterior duplex receptacle HAVE to be GFCI protected since "joe" is dealing with exterior conditions. Anything connected to the exterior needs to be GFCI protected. Whew. You ready for this? This is Part 3. Have you watched Parts 1 & 2 yet? http://www.VideoJoeKnows.com
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