On 18 May 2006 15:25:32 -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
You're probably out of luck. Your new switch requires hot (black)
neutral (white), and ground (green) to operate. The power to the load
(Light) is supplied via the blue wire.
In your case, you are missing the neutral connection. The black wire
is the hot comming from the power source, and the white is not a
neutral, but instead carries the current to the light when the switch
is closed. This is allowed, and is common, but the white wire should
have had red tape on it to indicate it is a switched current carrying
I don't believe there is any way to get your switch to work without
running additional wiring.
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