Ohms LawVoltage, current, resistance, and power can be calculated using ohm’s law. At a given voltage when resistance increases, current decreases.
Electrical TroubleshootingThere are certain things that you can do in a home or office to troubleshoot and fix certain electrical problems.
Wire Connectors are used to connect two or more wires together. There are many types of wire connectors, the most common are twist-on. IDEAL Industries brand twist-on wire connectors are the most commonly used and will be featured in this article.
Circuit Breakersprotect a circuit from overloads and short circuits. When the current exceeds the rating of the breaker, it will trip.
Ceiling Fan Switch Wiring3-wire cable travels from the switch box and connects to the fan, lights, neutral, and ground wires.
3-way Switches3-way switches are used to control lights with two switches.
4-way Switches4-way switch configurations are used to control lights with three or more switches.
Fluorescent BallastsFluorescent lamps use a ballast which transforms line voltage to a type of power to start up and operate the lamp(s)
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Ballast WiringA fluorescent tube circuit includes a ballast, wires, lampholders, and the tubes.
Replace BallastsLight fixtures from the factory are wired with the ballast wires connected directly to the lampholders.