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How do I connect single pole motion sensing switch to outlet

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How do I connect single pole motion sensing switch to outlet with only two black wires that were connected to light switch ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  ProGrade replied 1 year ago.

Unless it is designed for it (it should mention it in literature ) a motion detector normally requires a neutral. This box does not have one. There are devices on the market that do not require a neutral.

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