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#215931 - 08/15/15 11:23 PM 0-10V dimmer conductors  
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Can we do this?
The low voltage wires for 0-10V dimmer controls end up in the same enclosure as the power conductors at the dimmer and at the light fixture. I don't see any reason they can't be in the same conduit.
Any comments appreciated.


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#215933 - 08/16/15 02:06 AM Re: 0-10V dimmer conductors [Re: bigpapa]  
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I think the rule is that all conductors must have insulation rated for the highest voltage.


#215942 - 08/16/15 04:54 PM Re: 0-10V dimmer conductors [Re: bigpapa]  
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First, from stateside, what do the installation instructions require??

Second as twh said, down here the insulation must be all rated at the highest available voltage in the conduit/enclosures.



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#215945 - 08/17/15 02:05 AM Re: 0-10V dimmer conductors [Re: bigpapa]  
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These will be Sensorswitch nLight dimmers packs which I have never worked with.
I was curious of the code implications, but I'm thinking a shielded cable of some sort should work as long as it has the proper voltage rating.
Guess as a last resort I can read the instructions.
I have a #14 MC cable in place as a backup just in case there is an issue but still, running in the same conduit would be easier.



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