My entire entertainment system is plugged into an outlet controlled by a
single pole switch by our doorway.
Every so often, a vistor flips the switch, and powers my entertainment
system off. I want to make that switch go away, so it can never be turned
off by accident again.
Do I just "wire nut" the 2 wires together, and add a solid wall plate?
Yes. The box needs to remain accessible. Normally, a wall switch
will only switch one of the two dual outlets in the room for the
purposes to control a lamp. This is often done when the room does not
have an overhead light.
Yeah, that occurred to me too- has OP tried the OTHER hole in the outlet, to
see if it is switched? Don't think I have ever seen an install where they
were both switched- that is what those little break-away tabs on the side
are for, after all.
Failing that, can it be powered from a different outlet in the room? A lot
of entertainment center snobs like to run a dedicated outlet on its own
breaker, fished up from basement, if that is not too painful.
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