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How To Wire a Dimmer Switch
Fully Explained Dimmer Switch Wiring Diagram with Photos
Dimmer Switch Wiring Diagram Photos
[ad#block]Question: I am trying to install a new GE 600w 120vac dimmer switch.
The dimmer switch has 2 black wires and one red.
I don’t have any instruction for it.
The wall switch has two whites together caped, two blacks in the switch, and then the green.
How do I connect all three red, black black?
This electrical question came from: Chaz, a Homeowner from Emmett, Idaho
Thanks for your electrical question Chaz.
3 Way Dimmer Switch Wiring Diagram
- A dimmer switch can be either a rotary or a sliding switch that lets you adjust the intensity of a light.
- Both are wired the same way.
- What a great way to enjoy softer light and a reduced energy bill!
Fully explained 3 way dimmer switch wiring diagram will take the mystery out of wiring a 3-way dimmer switch.
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