Electric Wiring Switch Diagram. In the diagram below right a 2-wire NM cable that connects the light fixture to the switch carries 2 line wires one line and one switched line. Two-wire cable is run from the light to SW1 and 3-wire cable runs between the three switches.
Sometimes it is handy to have an outlet controlled by a switch. Sometimes it is handy to have an outlet controlled by a switch. Wiring electrical outlets properly called receptacles and switches involve many of the same basic techniques.
The two hot wires of three-wire cable connect to a pair of brass-colored traveler terminals on each switch.
Step by step instructions on how to wire a switched outlet. Wire a Switched Outlet. Green or bare wire is the ground wire. Jan 24 18 0209 PM.