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What gauge of wire I can used light bulbs in one chandelier

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what gauge of wire I can used for 4 light bulbs in one chandelier with 10 arm with 4 light each arm
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Steve G. replied 1 year ago.

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Ten arms of four lamps each is 40 lamps?? What is the expected wattage of each lamp?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi Steve no more the 60 watts for each light
Expert:  Steve G. replied 1 year ago.

Well that is a lot for a light fixture. 60 x 40 =2400 Watts which far exceeds the wattage for a 20A 120V circuit.

Does this fixture work off two separate 120V circuits? Or is it 277V?

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