4 Switches 1 Light Control:

This diagram shows how to make 4 switches and 1 light control. In this circuit diagram, we use a room light, 4 switches, and a DP MCB (Double Pole Miniature Circuit Breaker). First, we need to input neutral and phase lines to DP MCB, then from DP MCB to input neutral line to room light, and input phase line to all switches like our diagram. And lastly need an input phase line to the room light from the switch. If you want to know more about this circuit please check our youtube video below the post.


Diagram of 4 Switches 1 Light Control:

4 Switches 1 Light Control

Components needed For this Project:

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  1. DP MCB 10A [See Buy Click Amazon]
  2. 2 way switch [See Buy Click Amazon]
  3. CFL Light [See Buy Click Amazon]

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Components used to make the 4 Switches 1 Light Control:

01. DP MCB:

DP MCB In 2 Pole MCB, switching & protection is affected in phases and the neutral. A Double Pole or DP Switch is a Switch that Controls 2 Circuits at the same time. In terms of Residential Switching, this Normally means it Switches the live and Neutral at the same time. In Layperson Terms, Double Pole switches or DP Switches are Exclusively Designed to Control 2 Different Electrical Circuits at the same time, which allows the Appliances to Isolate safely and reliably. Fan or light Combinations and Medical Equipment are some of the many applications for DP Electrical Switches and Electrical components.

02. 2-Way Switch:

The 2-Way Switch has a wire connection system. It is a type of switch that has three wire connections. And it really has no off or on. Both sides can be turned on or off depending on how you connect one to the other. The connection of the two-way switch is different. If you use it as a changer, then put the load in the middle one and two separate lines in the upper and lower ones. The two-way switch is a type of multiway switch. Multiway switches have more points and can be controlled in multiple ways simultaneously.

03. Light:

CFL stands for Compact Fluorescent Lamp which is an improved version of tube lights of earlier days. Like tube lights, it is a vacuum glass tube with fluorescent powder coating which is not as long and straight as tube lights but curved/twisted compact, or small in size. Like a tube light, it has electrodes or filaments at both ends. But in this case, instead of a choke, there is an electronic circuit that drives the Compact Fluorescent Lamp. Because the red wave is less in the light of the Tubelight and Compact Fluorescent Lamp, the object looks a little pale or the correct color of the object does not appear.

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Frequently asked questions

Do I need a 4-way switch?

If we need to control the power supply light from more than 2 locations then we simply install a 4-way, or double-pole, double-throw, switch in between the 2 Three-way switches. As a rule, we must always install 3-way switches in pairs, and then as many 4-way switches as necessary.

What are the 4 types of switches?

There are 4 main types of switches— single pole single throw, single pole double throw, the power supply double pole single throw, or double pole double and throw.

What are the benefits of a 4 way switch?

Advantages: Simplicity: Using a four-way switch can simplify the wiring process, as it eliminates the need for travelers between the two three-way switches.

What are 4-pin switches?

In most cases, a 4-pin push button is used for illuminated push buttons or multi-contact push buttons. The additional pins in a 4-pin button are usually used for powering an LED light or controlling an additional set of switches and contacts.

How does a 4-pin relay work?

A 4-pin relay is a simple structured relay. The pin numbers Digite on a 4-pin relay are 85, 86, 87, and 30. Pin 30 is the power supply supply for a relay, and Pin 86 acts as the power supply switch for that pin. 85 is the grounding pin and 87 is the power supply pin connected to a device.

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