How to Wire a 240 Volt 50 Amp Socket?

Answer Every socket has a plug configuration and each plug configuration determines the amperage for that socket. A 50-amp, 240-volt socket could be confused with a 30-amp, 240-volt socket. The subtle dif... Read More »

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How to Get 1 Volt Out of a Lighter Socket?

Many electrical devices can be charged by using an automotive lighter socket. These devices -- such as cell phones and MP3 players -- use a special electrical plug to convert the 12-volt lighter so... Read More »

How do you wire a 4-prong 240 Volt outlet to power a 3-prong 240 Volt dryer?

Answer for USA, Canada and countries using similar 60Hz mains supplies (LIFE SAFETY WARNING! [disclaimer] Electricity is dangerous! You can be injured or killed! Improper installations can cau... Read More »

How to Wire a Three-Way Lamp Socket?

A three-way lamp socket is not much different than a regular lamp socket. While a regular lamp socket simply turns your light off and on, the three-way socket uses a special three-way bulb to turn ... Read More »