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Old 08-08-2010, 08:26 PM   #31
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No, Line is the feed and Load is the light. This is the standard.

That drawing doesn't picture the typical box configuration. However, when dealing with boxes you never know how someone wired it so you gotta test it.
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I knew there was something funny about that diagram. Lets just say when I wire the new line for this, the wire coming from the basement is going into the bottom of the box, and the wire to the light is going out of the top. I just thought it was kind of funny that the diagram is the reverse of that, like your circuit panel is in the attic, and you have a floor that lights up.
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I knew there was something funny about that diagram. Lets just say when I wire the new line for this, the wire coming from the basement is going into the bottom of the box, and the wire to the light is going out of the top. I just thought it was kind of funny that the diagram is the reverse of that, like your circuit panel is in the attic, and you have a floor that lights up.
It's good to keep you on your toes because you'll find a lot of stuff that doesn't seem to make sense when you deal with electricity.
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It's also a good idea to pay attention to the type light switch before making a drawing.... my apologies...

Previous drawing has been corrected
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