Wiring LED Mirror in bathroom

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Old 11-26-19, 07:24 AM
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Wiring LED Mirror in bathroom

Thinking about installing something like this: https://www.amazon.com/HAUSCHEN-Bath...45&sr=8-5&th=1

Doing a bathroom remodel and thought it would look nice. If I installed the LED mirror right below my vanity lights could I wire the mirror into the vanity lights so that the light switch will turn on both the vanity lights and the LED mirror? Or do I need to run new wiring? Obviously....I'm not an electrician. But from what I can tell the mirrors have pretty long wiring that would most likely reach the vanity light wiring.

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Old 11-26-19, 11:45 AM
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Since you have the wall open, I would add anther switch and cable so each light can be operated separately.
 
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Old 11-26-19, 11:51 AM
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You can use the one switch to control both.
You'd need to come out of the light fixture box to a receptacle behind the mirror in order to plug it in.
 
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I couldn't run the wire from the mirror to the light fixture box, unscrew the wire nuts, connect black to black (now three wires), white to white (now three wires), and then put the wire nuts back on?
 
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I'm not 100% sure but it looks like the mirror comes with a plug and cord. A plug and cord cannot be run inside a wall so you could not cut off the plug, run that wire in the wall and splice into the light box.
 
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No plug according to these instruction. Just some small terminal block.

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon....1XgernA7aL.pdf

Also from the questions page.

Product comes with hardwire by default, for common case of wiring to existing vanity lights in wall. It also has pigtail wire to convert to plug for standard 120v receptacle. This receptacle could be switched though is very uncommon in bathrooms.
 
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No plug according to these instruction. Just some small terminal block.

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon....1XgernA7aL.pdf

Also from the questions page.

Product comes with hardwire by default, for common case of wiring to existing vanity lights in wall. It also has pigtail wire to convert to plug for standard 120v receptacle. This receptacle could be switched though is very uncommon in bathrooms.
I can't imagine how long would it take to complete the installation. I will rather find an electrician to wire the lighted mirror.
 
 

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