3 Wire Switch Wiring Diagram Single Pole Light. This switch wiring method requires 2 blacks from the light to the switch instead of 1 black and 1 white. Jan 24 18 0209 PM.
It should have about 12 inch of bare wire at the end and should be formed into a hook-like loop. Red and blue wires link traveler terminals of both switches. Wiring Single Pole Switch Multiple Lights Single Pole Light Switch 2 Black Wires Top Wiring Switch Diagram Multiple Light Fixtures.
Sometimes it is handy to have an outlet controlled by a switch.
If you have one light switch that turns your light on and off then thats a single-pole light switch. You dont need the other terminal on the three-way switch so its fine to cover it over with electrical tape to ensure the terminals dont get mixed up. Thats different from three-way light switches which you might find in large room or a room with several entrances where the main light in the middle of the room can be switched on and off by two separate light switches generally located on opposite sides of the room. If you are describing this switch to an electrician or electrical supplier you should refer to it as a 1 gang intermediate light switch.