I would like to install a panel with multiple (i.e., 8)
individually-switched outlets hooked up to a 20 amp circuit.
I'm looking for something that is pre-built, so is easy to hook up. But
I'm not sure who might sell such a think (or even if it has a specific
You didn't mention what you are trying to accomplish or how this is going to
be used. Is it supposed to be portable or mounted on or in a wall? It is
possible to gang several boxes together to create a row of 8 switches
mounted inside of a wall. There are gang boxes that can be purchased and
wired with several switches. You could try researching lighting equipment
for television and motion pictures if you are looking for something more
I might be able to help you better if you provide more information.
I'm finishing my basement and setting up an in wall aquarium. I expect
(over time) to have quite a bit of equipment, and would like to make
sure I have enough wiring. But, I want to do this with the least effort
possible - so I'd like to buy something pre-wired that I can put in the
wall that gives me several outlets, each with a separate on/off switch.
John Grabowski wrote:
I don't know of anything prewired that will give you 8 switches controlling
8 receptacles. The easiest way I can think of is to gang two sets of 8
switch boxes together and mount one set low for the receptacles and one set
high for the switches. You will need to special order 8 gang wall plates
from an electrical supply house for the switches and outlets.
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