Can you wire lighting fictures to receptical circuits?
Yes as long as you stay within your local code. Usually a combination of lights and receptacles cannot exceed ten total. Do not wire any light to a circuit that requires a dedicated circuit, such as a refrigerator, dishwasher, etc.
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For more information see the answers to the Related Questions shown below. Please read the important advice shown next. Just by asking this question you are probab…ly not quite ready to take on this particular task. If you hope to get enough information on this site to be able to do this job properly and safely, please do not rely on getting accurate information about such a potentially dangerous subject. Really, don't do this one yourself. Electricity is far too dangerous to handle if you have not been trained how to do this work. If you put just one wire in the wrong place you risk being killed by electrocution or you could even start a house fire. How to do this job depends entirely on the Wiring Codes or Regulations for the locality (Town/State) and on the exact location of the fittings you wish to install. If they are anywhere that is subject to water splashes or spray - such as in any room supplied with running water pipes, like a kitchen, bathroom, shower room, etc., or in a pool-side area - in many places nowadays it is actually illegal to attempt to do this kind of work unless you are already a licensed electrician. If you don't want to go to your local library or bookstore - to find and read some books about electrical wiring and appliances and how to install them safely, and to find out about your local Wiring Codes and Regulations - then the best advice anyone should give to you is to call a licensed electrician either to do the job for you or to advise you what you may be allowed to do yourself. . IF YOU ARE NOT ALREADY SURE YOU CAN DO THIS JOB SAFELY AND COMPETENTLY REFER THIS WORK TO QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS. If you do this work yourself, always turn off the power at the breaker box/fuse panel BEFORE you attempt to do any work AND always use an electrician's test meter having metal-tipped probes (not a simple proximity voltage indicator) to insure the circuit is, in fact, de-energized.
I'm not sure, but I think that one f the lights would go out.....
for USA, Canada and other countries running a 60 Hz supply service. No. On an existing installation, when replacing an appliance, you can continue to use the existing three… wire circuit to feed the new stove or dryer. Another answer No way can the neutral from a lighting circuit be used for a stove! Lighting circuits must only be used for lighting. Check your national electrical code and/or wiring regulations. For more information see the answers to the Related Questions shown below. As always, if you are in doubt about what to do, the best advice anyone should give you is to call a licensed electrician to advise what work is needed. Before you do any work yourself, on electrical circuits, equipment or appliances, always use a test meter to ensure the circuit is, in fact, de-energized. IF YOU ARE NOT ALREADY SURE YOU CAN DO THIS JOB SAFELY AND COMPETENTLY REFER THIS WORK TO QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS.
They are wired in parallel so that if one of the bulbs blow it doesn't stop the flow of electricity. They are also more useful because you can control each light individually.…
Answer for USA , Canada and countries running a 60Hertz supply service. Red for live and white for neutral. Answer for the UK . Until the standard was changed to complywith… European Union regulations, the UK used red for the lineconductor and black for the neutral conductor. The EU regulationnow requires brown for the line conductor and blue for the neutralconductor. All older homes in the UK still have the red/blackcolouring, but all newer homes have the brown/blue colouring. Olderhomes with newer extensions will have red/black in the older partand brown/blue in the newer part, and labels are required drawingattention to this mixed system.
A switched duplex receptacle can be wired two ways. If both duplexes are to be switched then the receptacle is wired the same as any light fixture. The black wire from the bot…tom of the existing switch goes to the brass screw on the receptacle that is to be switched. The white wire terminates on the neutral silver coloured screw. If you want just half of the duplex receptacle to be switched then the tie bar between the two brass screws on the receptacle has to be removed. Just wiggle it until it breaks free. Usually on a half switched receptacle the top half is switched and the bottom half remains a normal connection. After removing the tie bar, the top half of the receptacle is wired the same, as the description above, for a full duplex switched receptacle. Questions use the discuss question page.
A ground (earth) wire is needed in not just a light circuit but in all circuits that are now installed.
Sure; the fan has 3 wires so you can wire the light and fan separately, but if you don't have that option, you don't NEED to put the fan and the light on separate switches. …You can always turn the light or fan on/off using the pull strings.
Can one use 1 circuit of a 3 wire plus ground 2 circuit cable as a GFI circuit with the other as a lighting circuit?
A GFCI can not be used on a three wire branch circuit. It has to be on a single two wire circuit.
In series, if one bulb goes the others will turn dark too. In parallell you only lose the broken bulb. In series you have to match power for all components for good results. I…n parallell , all you have to match is voltage.
Why it is necessary to have an earth wire installed in a power circuit but not in a lighting circuit?
Power circuit carries high power and costly devices. If there issome unwanted power signal(noise) in the wire it can damage thedevice. To reduce this effect earth is necessary…. Lighting circuit carries low power(current).So, we ignore the earthterminal. Answer for UK Lighting cables do normally include a protective (earth) conductor,and this is terminated in each ceiling rose, as are the line andneutral conductors. Whether or not the earth terminal is actuallythen used depends on the luminaire (light fitting). For example, ifit is simply a suspended lamp then the earth connection is notused; on the other hand, if it is a fluorescent lamp enclosed in ametal enclosure, then the enclosure is connected to the earthterminal.
connect black to black wire, connect white to white, and green wire to bracket that came with light,and to bare copper wire that should already be in light junction box.
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If you mean two separate circuits from different breakers, you will need a 2-pole time clock. The circuits will need to be kept completely separate, including neutrals. Rememb…er that a time clock is just a switch operated by a timer and you only switch the hot wires. The clock will be operated by one of the circuits. For this you will need the neutral of that circuit connected to the neutral contact of the clock. This is all rather simple if you can follow the wiring diagram provided with the clock. I doubt you can find a 2-pole clock at the local hardware or home improvement store. You may have to go to an electrical supplier. I say this is simple and for an electrician it is. If you get the clock you need and it doesn't make sense to you in a minute or two you should not attempt to do this yourself. Crossing the hot wires or connecting the wrong neutrals to each other can create very unsafe conditions.
A 240 volt street light circuit is wired in parallel connections. In the base of the street fixture an inline fuse is connected into the circuit that goes up to the fixture to… protect the lamp head.
10 awg is fine for 20 amps so if your lighting circuit takes lessthat that (2400 watts on 120 v or 4800 watts on 240 v) it is OK. Ifyour lights take less current and you have …to buy the wire, usethinner wire of the correct size. Look up AWG wire tables.
For the same reason that the lights in your home are wired inparallel instead of series: if one bulb fails it is the only onethat does not light. If they were wired in series,… when any onebulb failed the entire string would not light (making it muchharder to identify the failed bulb). However some Christmas tree lights are wired in series , butthey use special low voltage bulbs using a special internalshorting switch that reconnects the circuit through a burned outbulb permitting the other bulbs to continue to receive current andremain lighted. However incandescent Christmas tree lights are being phased out andreplaced with LED Christmas tree lights, which won't fail for manyyears and run much cooler (effectively eliminating the risk ofChristmas tree fires caused by the electric lights). This alsolargely makes the issue of parallel vs. serial wiring of Christmastree lights irrelevant, as you won't be replacing the bulbs.