Are you setting up new light fixtures for your house but you don’t know how to install the light switch? Well if you want to learn how to install it you’d better learn about the basics of the switch wiring here! We have a selection of printable Light Switch Diagram which will help you understand bit by bit about wiring.
There are 2 types of light switch wiring that we will show you her on the light switch diagram: one-way switch and 2-way switch. The one posted above is the one-way switch diagram. One-way switches are commonly used for bathrooms, small rooms, and short hallways. It can be attached to many lights, but can only be turned on and off with one switch. The following one is the 2-way switch diagram.
Wiring a 2-way switch is pretty simple. The cable consists of a black wire, a white wire and a bare copper wire. You can switch the same light fixture from two switches that are located on different sides of a room. Two-way switches have a COM terminal as well as L1 and L2 terminals. When wiring a 2-way switch circuit, control the black wire (hot wire) to turn on and off the load. The diagrams below will give you a better understanding of the circuit.
Use the diagrams above to learn how to make your light way switch diagrams! It’s also recommended for you to seek professional help if you are a first timer with wiring!