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[APD] Re: Aquatic-Plants Digest, Vol 7, Issue 8

> Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2004 08:33:13 -0800 (PST)
> From: "S. Hieber" <shieber at yahoo_com>
> Subject: Re: [APD] Re: incandescent-replacement type fixtures
> Whether the Ballasts are remote mounted or not shouldn't
> affect whether the on/off switch arcs *if* the switch is on
> the input side of the ballast.  I'd rather have my switches
> on the input wires and run the wires to where I want a
> switch than put the swtich on the wires that are closest --
> I'd rather not fiddle with the high voltage if I don't have
> to and I only have to intall the wires once.
> Scott H.

My ballasts and timers are all mounted in the basement, up in the floor 
joists.  It would take quite a bit of rewiring to move the input leads of 
the ballasts up into the canopy.  Not to mention more cables and 
connectors mounted in the back of the canopy.  Something which I had hoped 
to avoid.

This is something that I'd like to have, not something I need to have.  As 
it is, the timers take care of everything until I need to remove the hood, 
but I can just run downstairs and turn everything off, or unplug the 
cables from the back of the canopy.  Switches would just be a little 

Bob Ashcraft
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