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Hello Mike, Jordan again. I'm installing 3 240 volt outdoor flood lights on my shop. They do not have a photo control on them to switch on at night. Do they make a 240 volt sensor or could I tie a 120 volt sensor into either the lead or the common?
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Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 3 months ago

You can put a 120V photo cell on one leg if you have a neutral or a 240V photo cell on both legs, but you'll still need a neutral.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I'd have to run a 3rd wire back to neutral if I used a 120 volt on a single leg. Ok, Thank you.
Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 3 months ago

Anytime, you're welcome.

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