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I'm trying to replace an outdoor wall sconce and there are 2…

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Hi i'm trying to replace an outdoor wall sconce and there are 2 options at checkout: either 120 volt or 120-277 volt

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I was planning on it

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Not really - i'm just wondering what the difference between a 120 volt and 120-277 volt light is

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Electrician: George Smith, Master Electrician replied 4 months ago
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Thanks for counting on us to help with your electrical issue. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you! Let me review your question! The 120v - 277v option is really for commercial property that have 277v available! Wiring the only difference is you use the orange wire ( I believe) for 277v !

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
here is the link to the item i'm trying to order https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06XKZF2Z5/ref=ask_ql_qh_dp_hza?th=1
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
is there a way I can tell which type i already have by taking it off the wall?
Electrician: George Smith, Master Electrician replied 4 months ago

Yes ! You will have one wire capped off if its 120-277! It don't make a difference if you don't have 277v?

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Electrician: George Smith, Master Electrician replied 4 months ago

Where are these lights installed?

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Electrician: George Smith, Master Electrician replied 4 months ago

If you don't have 480v 3 phase you don't have 277v lighting?

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Electrician: George Smith, Master Electrician replied 4 months ago

Hope I was of help today!

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George

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Electrician: George Smith, Master Electrician replied 4 months ago

The more I read about your sconce they have a auto transformer so there is on only three wires a hot and a neutral and ground! You have to check the panel that the circuit is on to make sure what voltage you have unless you have a multimeter capable of testing 277v?

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Electrician: George Smith, Master Electrician replied 4 months ago

ADA compliant 5 year limited warranty 50,000 - hour L70 rated life Neutral 4000K Color Temp LEDs Rugged die cast aluminum housing Unique design of light rings for a distinctive look Versatile – up and down light and up or down light MVOLT driver operates on any line voltage from 120-277V Polycarbonate lens protect the LEDs from the element

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