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Old 11-30-2018, 07:53 PM   #1
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LED Wraparound Ceiling Flush Mount - Box Required?


I'm getting yes's and no's on this.

Replacing fluorescent tube fixtures 4' x 1' with LED's where the romex has been pulled through the ceiling. Plan on using a romex connector. And wire connections will be contained in the coverplate.

Is a ceiling box required?

With other old fluorescent fixtures remaining in the same area, and on the same switch, it will be easier to run the dedicated 1-10v dimmer without the attached boxes later. And I'd rather mount the housing to truss chords for support.

I'm trying to remember if I've ever seen fluorescent tube style fixtures with ceiling boxes...
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Picture of the fluorescent fixture please.

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Picture of the fluorescent fixture please.

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Its at the jobsite.

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I'd use a wire protector through the hole (or snap in grommet or whatever they're called) and not worry about it.
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not if it's a single romex. Just use a romex connector. If it's a j-box, cut around matching hole to expose the box. Screw the fixture to the box.
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