Last Activity:03-15-2011 7:04 PM
Posted in thread: Fluorescent mystery on 03-03-2011 at 09:44 AM
Went on the hunt for an open neutral. Found 3 of them. 1st was in one of the previously
installed (and functioning) fixtures where there was a poor marette job with 3 house wires were
crammed in ineff...
Posted in thread: Fluorescent mystery on 03-02-2011 at 09:44 AM
OK. I'll check out the other 3 vacant spots where the wires are hanging...and then have a look
at how the other 2 previously installed (by PO) fixtures that function are hooked
up....hopefully I'll se...
Posted in thread: Fluorescent mystery on 03-01-2011 at 09:50 AM
Thanks for the replies. Any particular tester you recommend? "Open neutral"....hmmm. I'll do
some research to see what that is. There is attic space above these lights, so that's helpful.
Posted in thread: Fluorescent mystery on 02-28-2011 at 07:25 PM
An "NCVT-1 Voltage Tester" (Klein Tools). Shaped like a thick pen. End goes red to indicate
voltage detected. When I turn the light switch on, it indicates voltage (beeps and light goes
red) both at t...
Posted in thread: Fluorescent mystery on 02-27-2011 at 09:32 PM
It doesn't take much to stump me, but here it is anyway. Installed a standard 2-bulb (T8 - 32W)
fluorescent light fixture (Home Depot) in the garage. Wiring was there hanging from the
ceiling, but the...