How Do I Wire My Light Fixture?
I have red and black conductors coming from the switch to a light. There’s a power supply coming into the light(white and black)and white and black going to other…
Electrical Question from Ernest about Light Switch Wiring
Background: Ernest, a Homeowner from Newville NL, Canada
[ad#block]Question: I have a red and black conductors coming from the switch to a light. There’s a power supply coming into the light(white and black)and white and black going to other lights in the circuit. How do I connect the wires together to get the light to work.
Additional Comments: The first time for me on this website and it looks really interesting.
Thanks for your electrical question Ernest. Fully explained wiring instructions and wiring diagrams can be found here in the light switch wiring area here in this website. Just click the Light Switch Wiring link below.
The Following links will assist you with your electrical question:
For more information about Light Switch Wiring
Light Switch Wiring
This link is helpful as a Homeowner
Make sure not to miss these Resources for: Wiring Diagrams
Be Careful and Be Safe – Never Work on Energized Circuits!
For Best Results Consult a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
Locate An Electrical Contractor in Your Area
The following may also be helpful for you:
Be Careful and Be Safe - Never Work on Energized Circuits!
Consult your Local Building Department about Permits and Inspections for all Electric Wiring Projects.
The Safest Way to Test Electrical Devices and Identify Electric Wires!The Non-Contact Electrical Tester
This is a testing tool that I have had in my personal electrical tool pouch for years, and is the first test tool I grab to help identify electrical wiring. It is a Non-contact tester that I use to easily Detect Voltage in Cables, Cords, Circuit Breakers, Lighting Fixtures, Switches, Outlets and Wires. Simply insert the end of the tester into an outlet, lamp socket, or hold the end of the tester against the wire you wish to test. Very handy and easy to use.
The Quickest Way to Check for Faulty Electrical Wiring!The Plug-In Outlet Tester
This is the first tool I grab to troubleshoot a problem with outlet circuit wiring. This popular tester is also used by most inspectors to test for power and check the polarity of circuit wiring.
It detects probable improper wiring conditions in standard 110-125 VAC outlets Provides 6 probable wiring conditions that are quick and easy to read for ultimate efficiency Lights indicate if wiring is correct and indicator light chart is included Tests standard 3-wire outlets UL Listed Light indicates if wiring is incorrect Very handy and easy to use.
Strip Off Wire Insulation without Nicking and Damaging the Electric Wire!The Wire Stripper and Wire Cutter
My absolute favorite wire stripping tool that I have had in my personal electrical tool pouch for years, and this is the tool I use to safely strip electrical wires.
This handy tool has multiple uses:
The wire gauges are shown on the side of the tool so you know which slot to use for stripping insulation.
The end of the tool can be used to grip and bend wire which is handy for attaching wire onto the screw terminals of switches and outlets..
The wire stripper will work on both solid and stranded wire. This tool is Very Handy and Easy to Use.
|More articles about Electrical, Switch Diagrams, Wiring Diagrams and Home Electrical Wiring:|
|« Previous||Next »|
|Electrical Question from Craig about 3-PHASE Electrical||Will T5 Lamps Work With A T12 Electronic Fixture Ballast?|