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Old 09-15-2012, 10:25 AM   #1
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Adding Light Switch - Outlet - Light > Correct wiring ?


Hi,

I want to add, in the following order, a light switch, outlet (always on) and a light that will be controlled by the new light switch.

The source will come from another light switch which is in the same box as the new switch I will install.

I just wanted to confirm that the wiring diagram below is correct for what I want to do.



I'm not 100% sure the outlet in the diagram is powered (on) all the time.

Thank you

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Old 09-15-2012, 10:27 AM   #2
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no...the receptacle is controlled by the switch in your diagram

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In the below diagram The source power enters the configuration at the switch location, the receptacle is always hot and the lite is controlled by the switch. . I did not show ground wires for ease of drawing
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Thank you hammerlane ! Much appreciated. This will save me a lot of time.
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Here is another way using two 12-2 cables instead of one 12-3
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