What does line&load mean in wiring?

Answer Using words to refer to specific conventions makes it easier for one worker to talk to another or for a manufacturing company to specify instructions. "Line" and "load" are words used in describing... Read More »

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Does french lamp wiring for a crystal lamp mean that the plug wire comes directly out of the socket rather than running through the base?

The cord is attached under the shade and runs outside the lamp along the back

How was the first house electrical wiring and telephone wiring put in how did the light switches work?

The oldest wiring I have run across is either knob and tube or cleat wiring. The wires did have insulation (rubber had already been invented) and the were supported off the wood frame of the house ... Read More »

What Does an ECM Wiring Relay Do?

Today's complex automotive engines need information regarding temperature, fuel consumption, speed and pollution to operate properly. The instrument making these decisions, the Engine Control Modul... Read More »

What does ts stand for on a wiring diagram that shows a relay?

According to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the abbreviation "ts" on blueprints or wiring diagrams indicates technical specifications. On a diagram that includes an elect... Read More »