Wiring Diagram Symbol Legend

Wiring diagrams use special symbols to represent the switches, light, outlet and electrical equipments. Here is a standard wiring symbol legend showing a detailed documentation of common symbols that are used in wiring diagrams, home wiring plans, and electrical wiring blueprints.

Wiring Diagram Symbols

Electrical switchbox
Single pole switch
Three-way switch
1P switch
2P switch
Electrical switchbox
Single pole switch
Three-way switch
1P switch
2P switch
4P switch
1DP switch
2DP switch
Water tap
Lum. ceiling mount
4P switch
1DP switch
2DP switch
Water tap
Lum. ceiling mount
Encl ceiling lum
Wall light
Circuit breaker
Multi-light bar
Light bar
Encl ceiling lum
Wall light
Circuit breaker
Multi-light bar
Light bar
Downlight
Outdoor lighting
Singleplex receptacle
Duplex receptacle
Double Duplex Receptacle Outlet(Quad)
Downlight
Outdoor lighting
Singleplex receptacle
Duplex receptacle
Double Duplex Receptacle Outlet(Quad)
Triplex Receptacle Outlet
Fourplex receptacle
Range Outlet
Dryer Outlet
Waterproof Receptacle Outlet
Triplex Receptacle Outlet
Fourplex receptacle
Range Outlet
Dryer Outlet
Waterproof Receptacle Outlet
Switch and Convenience Outlet
Split Wired Duplex Outlet
Split Wired Triplex Outlet
Duplex Special Purpose Outlet
Dishwasher Outlet
Switch and Convenience Outlet
Split Wired Duplex Outlet
Split Wired Triplex Outlet
Duplex Special Purpose Outlet
Dishwasher Outlet
Drop Cord
Fan Outlet
Junction Box
Lamp Holder
Lamp Holder with Pull Switch
Drop Cord
Fan Outlet
Junction Box
Lamp Holder
Lamp Holder with Pull Switch
Pull Switch
Vapor Discharge Lamp Switch
Exit Light Outlet
Clock Outlet
Blanked Outlet
Pull Switch
Vapor Discharge Lamp Switch
Exit Light Outlet
Clock Outlet
Blanked Outlet
Television Outlet
Exhaust Fan
Water Heater
Telephone Jack
Electrical Panel
Television Outlet
Exhaust Fan
Water Heater
Telephone Jack
Electrical Panel
Battery
Batten fluores
Distribution box
Modular fluores
Office fluores
Battery
Batten fluores
Distribution box
Modular fluores
Office fluores
Pull-cord switch
Emerg. light
Emerg. sign
Switches
Dimmer switch
Pull-cord switch
Emerg. light
Emerg. sign
Switches
Dimmer switch
Socket outlet
Socket outlet 2
Telephone outlet
Stereo outlet
Ceiling fan
Socket outlet
Socket outlet 2
Telephone outlet
Stereo outlet
Ceiling fan
Ceiling fan 2
Combination fan
Service panels
Thermostat
Air conditioning
Ceiling fan 2
Combination fan
Service panels
Thermostat
Air conditioning
Hold open unit
Detector
Fire alarm
Monitor
Alarm
Hold open unit
Detector
Fire alarm
Monitor
Alarm
Doorbell
Smoke detector
Call
Tel
Main control
Doorbell
Smoke detector
Call
Tel
Main control
Ground
Line
Wire
Cut line
Cut line 2
Ground
Line
Wire
Cut line
Cut line 2

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