In a post here I found that both following sentences are correct..is that true? Is the first one really grammatically correct?

A camera of which the wires go through the wall.

A camera, the wires of which go through the wall.

I thought that "camera of which" is not correct..? Dictionary I have says "changes the importance of which is.."..so could I say "changes of which the importance is..?

closed as not a real question by Matt E. Эллен, RegDwigнt Apr 4 '12 at 10:31

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    sorry, didn't mean to vote to close this one – Matt E. Эллен Apr 4 '12 at 9:03
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    I did, though. Q: "How come both these sentences are correct?" — A: "Both these sentences are correct." Well, duh. – RegDwigнt Apr 4 '12 at 9:09

Both are grammatical and so too is 'A camera whose wires go through the wall'.

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