How to wire a double light switch diagram
Views: 372K Wire the switch. If your setup does not include a grounding wire, make one by cutting a piece of wire and stripping it down to bare metal. Tie one end onto the box and twist the other end
onto the green screw on the light switch. Tighten the screws, replace the face plate, and turn the power breaker back on. Multiple Light Wiring Diagram. This diagram illustrates wiring for one switch to control 2 or more lights. The source is at SW1 and 2-wire cable runs from there to the fixtures. The hot and neutral terminals on each fixture are spliced with a pigtail to the circuit wires which then continue on to the next light. Double Light Switch Wiring on wiring a double light switch diagram. Visit. Double Light Switch Wiring on wiring a double light switch diagram.
More information. Saved by. Spencer. 3. Similar ideas. More information "many diagrams for electrical wiring basics - Google Search" The most common use of a double pole switch in lighting is the 4-way (double pole double throw) switch. It is wired between two 3-way (single pole double throw) switches. The other and less common use is a double pole single throw switch that can switch both phases to a 220 volt light. Author: Lisa Dingman Author: The Family Handyman This wiring diagram illustrates adding wiring for a light switch to control an
existing wall outlet. The source is at the outlet and a switch loop is added to a new switch. The hot source wire is removed from the receptacle and spliced to the red wire running to the switch. The black wire from the switch connects to the hot on the receptacle.