Need a Light Switch Wiring Diagram? Whether you have power coming in through the switch or from the lights, these switch wiring diagrams will show you the light. This light switch wiring diagram page will help you to master one of the most basic do it yourself projects around your house
4th step, Next the load wire of the dimmer and the black wire are twisted together and put in to the 'L' terminal (basically a loop terminal, or just like a strip connector but built in to the switch). 5th step, re-fix the light switch to the wall 6th step turn power back on and test.
Multiple Light Wiring Diagram. This diagram illustrates wiring for one switch to control 2 or more lights. The source is at SW1 and 2-wire cable runs from there to the fixtures. The hot and neutral terminals on each fixture are spliced with a pigtail to the circuit wires which then continue on to the next light.
From the light mounting, power can then be looped to other lights in the same circuit or to other separately switched lights. The following diagram shows an example of two lights that share the same supply cable but each have their own switch. Both have been wired with the loop at the light method.
We recommend that for all wiring and appliance repair work, you use an electrician who is a member of the New Zealand Electrical Contractors' Association (ECANZ). Visit their website for a list of contractors in your area. If you do decide to undertake the work yourself, make sure that you comply with the following national standards.
How to Wire a Double Switch. A double-switch allows you to operate two lights or appliances from the same location. Double switches, sometimes called "double pole," allow you to separately control the power being sent to multiple places