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One Method Of Wiring a Light Switch

How to Wire a Programmable Light Switch even when it appears to be complicated because as I explain, the process really becomes clear especially as you see the examples in the wiring diagrams.


How to Wire a Programmable Light Switch
Electrical Question:Just a simple question: Why would a simple light switch be wired with two separate cables?

Thanks, -Tunc.
Background: Tunc, a Homeowner from Lawrenceville, GA

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Tunc.

How to Wire a Programmable Light Switch even when it Appears to be Complicated

Wiring Connections for a Programmable Light Switch

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Fully Explained Light Switch Wiring Diagrams. Detailed Electrical Wiring Diagrams and Pictures assist your Home Electrical Projects.

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Electrical Grounding Methods and Requirements

Electrical Grounding Methods and Requirements

Listing of electrical codes for grounding with examples of electrical grounding codes for home electrical wiring.

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