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European Wire colors
From: IDMiamiBob at aol_com
Subject: Re: European Wire colors
>I have acquired a Giesemann metal halide lighting fixture. The power
>does not have a plug. The three wires in the power cord are colored
>brown and green/yellow. Does anyone know which of these wires might be
>positive, negative, and ground?
Volkswagen uses brown for all their grounds. If this fixture is AC,
other two are probably apolar. Just a guess.
NO - green/yellow is for sure the ground!!
Most likely the Brown = Hot and the Blue = Neutral
In the USA typically Black = Hot and white = Neutral.
If the ballast box can be opened it may have a diagram on the inside to
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