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== == === === == == No. Do not use a 120 Volt rated device for 240 Volt service.

All equipment on 240 volt circuit must be rated for 240 volts. Consider changing to a 120 Volt circuit and locating 120 Volt lamps with a base made to fit the fixture.

I have several customers who have brought fixtures back from Europe and needed 120 volt lamps with a European base. <><><>

As always, if you are in doubt about what to do, the best advice anyone should give you is to call a licensed electrician to advise what work is needed.

Before you do any work yourself,

on electrical circuits, equipment or appliances,

always use a test meter to ensure the circuit is, in fact, de-energized.

IF YOU ARE NOT ALREADY SURE YOU CAN DO THIS JOB

SAFELY AND COMPETENTLY

REFER THIS WORK TO QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS.

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