Articles about Electrical
Question: Can I change my daughter’s dryer cord from 3 flat bladed plug to a cord with one right angle (or “lying down T”) if wiring is adequate (10 gauge) and dryer indicates 28 amp? Receptacle currently on wall for old dryer would then match.
Question: My hallway light can be accessed from 3 different light switches. I am trying to replace one with a clipsal No. 31 switch with 4 connections on the back. I have 2 sets of wires to connect with a white & a red coming out of each.
I thought I had copied it accurately however none of the 3 switches which access this light now work.
Question: My 120 volt, mercury dusk to dawn outdoor light continues to flip the breaker.
Question: I have a 120 volt buffer that draws 12 amps and is rated at 1500 rpm and is dc rectified.
Question: I have an outlet that has black/white wire going in and then black/white wire leaving to another light or outlet.
Question: Is it possible to have a light controlled by 4 switches?
Installing ceiling fan on an existing switch. Had to install box and run 14/2 wire from ceiling fan and was running to switch. The light switch only controlled wall plug but was not direct power in. Had 2 wires, a black and white on switch so guessing it was on/off feed for plug only.
What would an electrician charge to put 2 ground fault receptacles in a crawl space ?
Question: I have a double dimmer switch that controls two sets of lights in the same room.
Question: I often find that my ceiling fan motors get burnt during lightning (the lightning need not be strong.very very mild) even if the the main switch is off.
Electrical Question from Moturi about Motor Starter Wiring Received from Moturi a Homeowner in Singapore Question: How do I make wiring connections in Star & Delta for a stater connection Dave’s Reply: Thanks for your electrical question. The Following links will assist you with your electrical question: For more information about Dimmer Switch Wiring Dimmer […]
Question: I have to splice an adapter cord to a black and white copper electrical wire. I know the black is hot and the white is neutral. How do I tell which of the wires on the adapter cord to hook to which of the black and white copper wires.
We are 7th grade science students trying to make a simple electrical circuit. We know that 1 “D” battery can light one 2.5 volt light bulb. We are trying to light four 2.5 volt light bulbs with 6 “D” batteries.