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Electrical Question from Pat about Circuit Wiring


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Question: How would I wire these various circuits:

Electrical Question from Pat about Circuit Wiring

Received from Pat a Student in Superior Wisconsin

Question: How would I wire these circuits:
1. Power to single pole switch to light to duplex outlet not switched
2. Single pole switch to power to duplex outlet not switched to light
3. Power to light to single pole switch to light
4. Power to light to single pole switch to outlet switched top only to single pole switch for the outlet

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2 Responses to “Electrical Question from Pat about Circuit Wiring”
  1. Dave Rongey says:

    Hi Keith,
    The number or receptacles or outlets that can be installed on a 110 volt circuit would depend on the amperage of the circuit, what the circuit will be used for and what area of the home the circuit will be installed. Some applications are restricted to only one receptacle, such as a 15 amp circuit for a refrigerator.

    Dave

  2. keith says:

    How many receptacle outlets can be installed on any given 110 volt circuit?