153 – Video – Electrical Circuits

Homeowner's Friend Podcast

A video explaining the circuits that are used in home wiring – series and parallel as well as combination circuits, sometimes referred as complex circuits. Examples given how to wire some simple house circuits using the basics given. Also covered, an explanation on three and four way switches – they are not that complex! With my method – they are a piece of cake.

Watch on here or on You-Tube – which has selectable quality levels if your internet speed challenged.

Next up – Ohms Law – how to calculate current and wattage, how do you measure or calculate power consumption, with some real world solar examples to make it all interesting!

Resources

Good site on the basics (and then some) of electrical circuits:
www.allaboutcircuits.com

A site showing the different options in wiring a three way switch:

http://www.afiata.com/3-way-switch-wiring-diagrams/

Some good diagrams of 3/4 way circuits:

http://www.easy-do-it-yourself-home-improvements.com/4-way-switch-wiring-diagram.html

Schematic of 3/4 way circuit:

http://ezdiyelectricity.com/images/wiringdiagrams/switches/4-way-switch-wiring-diagram.jpg

2 thoughts on “153 – Video – Electrical Circuits

  1. Desiree Brittingham says:

    I have found your information very helpful. how you exsplain it easy to understand. Thank you for that.

  2. Jack Bowman says:

    Thank you very much for what you are doing, this is awesome!

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