110 HOUSE WIRING LIGHT FIXTURE
Is there a problem connecting a 110v light fixtures, (100
Sep 25, 2010Is there a problem connecting a 110v light fixtures, (100-180 watt) stranded aluminum wire to the house wiring's solid copper wire? One fixture is indoor, and one is outdoor but covered. One fixture is indoor, and one is outdoor but covered.
Can I wire a 'house' light fixture into my camper? Is the
answerso››Maintenance & Repairs›NextMar 16, 2010Can I wire a 'house' light fixture into my camper? Is the wiring the same? One is 12V and the other is 110 or house current. 12V is normally a special type plug in like to a cig lighter. Wiring light fixture in old house? How do I put wiring through a stud from an electrical outlet to a new light fixture?Status: ResolvedAnswers: 9Most campers have two systems. is 12V and the other is 110 or house current. 12V is normally a special type plug in like to a cig lighter. You have to be certain you don't cross the two as it will not work and would be dangerous. Check and see if the new fixture is a regular plug in or not.Best answer · 0Camper Light Fixtures0They are not the same. A vehicle uses 12 volt direct current. House fixtures uses 120 volt alternating current. The wiring is different. The current is not compatible. You will have to use a 12 volt fixture unless you have a 120 volt generator or a voltage inverter. Also, some clarification needs to made. A previous answer called the positive wires "hot". That is not correct. Electricity flows from negative to positive not the other way around, thus making the ground "hot".012 Volt Rv Light Fixtures0Most campers have two systems. is 12V and the other is 110 or home current. 12V is generally a distinctive kind plug in like to a cig lighter. You have to be particular you do not cross the two as it will not function and would be dangerous. Check and see if the new fixture is a normal plug in or not.0There is a difference between color codes in a car and a house. In a house, white is common (ground) and black is hot. While in a car often black is common (ground) and a bunch of others are hot. Now how the lighting is color coded for the lighting in the camper is color coded, I have no idea. If you are replacing fixtures just look at them and see how they are wired. If installing your own lighting systems, make sure to wire them all using your own color code. But use the lug of the fixture that is marked with a W for ground.0yes you can replace the fixture. like the other guy said make sure that you are using the correct circut
Oh, and by the way you can buy light bulbs that look exactly like the ones in your house ,except they are for 12 volt only0yes, the light fixture is the same. simply use a 12V light bulb. you can use house wire, but it is unnecessary. auto wire is designed for 12V and will work fine.0