Installing Low Copper Track Lighting
Copper track lighting has become very popular in recent years. It provides a decorative way to illuminate a small area and can emphasize certain objects or areas. These low voltage lamps only produce enough light to its area, which also reduces the amount of power required for lighting.
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Turn off circuit that will supply power to the copper track lighting in the main circuit panel. Determine where track lighting will be installed, and mark the location with a pencil. Copper track lighting has two or three wires that must go back to the transformer. Drilling a small hole in the ceiling corresponding to the track lighting wires extend up to the attic space. Slide the wires through the hole, and use screws to secure the track lighting in the ceiling.
Install copper track lighting transformer in the attic of one of the beams near where track lighting cables coming up through the roof. Connecting track lighting wires to the outputs in the transformer. Connecting these two ends to the input side of the transformer as described in track lighting assembly instruction. Run Romex cable from track lighting transformer to the electric field that will supply power.
Strip ½ centimeters of insulation from the end of the black and white threads in Romex cable and the cable in the electric field. Remove the existing screw caps and connect the black wire from the transformer to the existing black cable or wiring in the control cabinet. Connect the white wire of the Romex cable to the white wires in the electrical cabinet. Place the new plastic screw caps, and turn the power back on to test the lights.