Type
of Cables.
2=2-wire
3=3-wire:
1-Gang
Outlet
Box
1-Gang
Switch
Box
2-Gang
Switch
Box
3-Gang
Switch
Box
Light
Box
2 p
L*
h none none L
3 f
d*
n m none m
2+2 p+p
p+h*
p+L
p+x*
L+x*
x+x*
h+h
h+x*
h+"L/L" L+L
p+h
2+3 p+f
p+d*
p+t
L+t
p+f
h+n
p+m
L+f
x+n*
h+m
x+m*
p+f
p+m
L+m*
3+3 f+f
d+d*
t+t
n+n
f+t
n+n
f+m
n+m
f+f
t+n
2+2+2 p+p+p
p+p+h*
L+p+p
p+L+L
p+p+x*
L+L+x*
L+p+L
p+L+h*
L+p+x*
x+p+x*
h+h+h
h+h+x*
h+x+x*
L+L+L
p+h+p
p+h+L
2+2+3 p+p+f
d+p+p
p+p+t
p+p+f
p+L+n
L+L+t
L+p+t
L+p+f
p+p+m
h+p+f
h+p+t
p+L+n
h+h+n*
x+p+t*
f+p+x*
x+p+n*
x+L+n*
x+h+n*
L+L+f
L+p+m
h+h+n
h+p+m
h+L+f
p+x+m*
h+x+n*
x+L+m*
x+x+m*
h+x+x*
x+x+n*
p+p+f
p+L+f
L+p+m
p+p+m
2+3+3 p+f+f
h+f+f
p+d+f*
p+d+d*
L+t+n
p+t+n
h+n+n
p+f+n
p+d+f*
t+p+t
t+p+n
t+L+n
f+p+t
h+t+t
h+n+n
L+f+t
h+n+n
f+p+m
f+t+x
f+t+h
n+p+m
L+f+n
p+n+n
L+t+n
3+3+3 f+d+d
d+d+d
d+d+f f+t+n n+n+n
-not shown
f+t+t
f+t+n
f+f+n
f+f+f
f+n+n
2+2+2+2 p+p+p+p
p+p+p+h*
p+p+p+L
p+p+L+L
L+L+L+p*
p+p+p+x*
p+L+p+L
p+L+L+L
p+L+p+h*
p+L+p+x*
p+L+x+L*
p+L+L+h*
x+p+x+x*
x+x+x+x*
x+L+x+L*
L+p+L+L
L+p+L+h
L+p+h+h
L+p+L+x*
L+p+x+x*
x+p+x+x*
x+p+x+h*
L+p+x+h*
h+h+x+p*
h+h+x+x*
L+L+L+L
p+p+h+L
p+h+L+L
p+p+p+h
2+2+2+3 p+p+p+f
p+p+h+f
d+p+p+p
p+p+p+f
p+p+p+t
L+L+L+t*
p+p+L+n
p+L+L+n*
p+L+p+f
p+L+p+t
p+p+p+m
p+p+L+n*
p+L+L+n*
h+p+p+t*
h+p+p+f*
p+L+h+n*
h+L+L+t*
x+p+p+n*
x+L+L+n*
x+p+p+f*
x+p+p+t*
x+p+h+n*
x+p+L+n*
x+x+p+f*
x+x+p+t*
f+p+L+L
L+p+L+t
p+L+p+m
L+p+L+n*
h+p+L+t*
f+p+L+h*
h+p+p+m*
f+p+h+h*
h+h+t+p*
h+p+L+n*
h+h+n+h*
x+p+t+h*
f+p+x+h*
x+p+n+h*
x+h+n+h*
x+p+L+n*
f+p+L+x*
n+p+x+x*
f+p+x+x*
x+p+t+x*
m+p+p+x*
m+p+x+x*
p+p+L+f
p+p+p+f
p+p+p+m
p+L+L+f
p+p+L+m*
p+p+h+f*
2+2+3+3 p+p+f+f
p+p+f+d
p+h+f+f
p+h+f+d
p+p+f+f
p+p+f+d
p+p+t+n
L+L+t+n
p+L+n+n
p+p+f+t
p+p+t+t
p+p+f+f
p+p+t+n*
p+p+f+n*
p+L+f+d*
p+t+f+d*
p+L+t+t*
p+L+n+n*
p+L+t+n*
p+p+t+t*
p+p+t+n*
p+p+f+n*
h+L+t+n*
h+p+t+n*
h+h+n+n*
h+p+f+n*
h+p+d+f*
x+x+t+t*
x+x+n+n*
p+x+f+d*
p+x+t+t*
p+x+n+n*
p+x+t+n*
p+L+L+d*
p+L+f+t
p+L+t+t
p+L+t+n*
p+L+f+n*
L+L+f+t*
L+L+f+n*
p+L+n+n*
p+p+t+m*
p+p+n+m*
p+p+f+m*
p+L+t+m*
h+p+t+t*
h+p+t+n*
h+L+t+n*
h+p+t+f*
h+h+t+t*
h+h+n+n*
h+p+f+t*
h+p+f+n*
p+x+f+t*
p+x+t+t*
p+x+t+n*
h+x+n+n*
h+x+t+t*
p+x+n+n*
L+x+n+n*
p+L+n+n
p+p+n+n
p+p+f+d*
p+L+f+d*
p+p+f+f*
L+L+f+f*
p+L+f+f*
p+h+f+f*
p+h+f+d*
2+3+3+3 box
too
small
box
too
small
p+f+t+n
p+f+t+t
p+d+f+n*
p+d+f+t*
p+d+f+f*
h+n+t+t*
p+t+n+n*
L+t+n+n*
h+n+t+t*
h+n+n+n*
p+f+f+f
p+t+t+t
p+f+t+t
p+f+f+t
p+f+f+n
p+t+t+n
p+f+t+n
p+t+n+n
L+t+n+n
h+t+t+n
h+n+n+n
h+f+t+n
L+t+f+f
x+f+t+t
x+f+t+n
x+f+n+n
p+m+t+t
p+m+n+n
p+m+t+n
p+d+f+m
L+f+f+d
x+f+f+d
h+f+f+d
box
too
small
3+3+3+3 box
too
small
box
too
small
t+t+t+t
t+t+n+n
n+n+n+n
f+f+t+t
f+f+n+n
f+f+t+n
d+f+t+t
d+f+f+f
d+m+t+t
d+m+n+n
d+m+t+n
box
too
small
Notes: Bold "+" means may run 4-way switch.
"*" means rare compared to others in cell.
© 2008
Larry Dimock