Quad Receptacle Wiring Diagram. Scott shows the right way to wire up dual circuit receptacles in a commercial shop. In this case the circuit load flows both to the receptacle and to any downstream receptacles without being dependent on flowing through the receptacles connecting tab.
In this diagram two outlets are wired in the same box with a separate 120 volt source feeding each. Wiring 2 Outlets with 2 Sources. FotogTetra imagesGettyImages You May Need a Quad Box If you want to convert an existing duplex outlet to a quad outlet youre going to need a bigger electrical box.
The long slot on the left is the neutral contact and the short slot is the hot contact.
Then you will wire one circuit to the each receptacle upper half and the other circuit separately fused to each receptacles lower half. 3 Way Switch Wiring Diagram. In this diagram two outlets are wired in the same box with a separate 120 volt source feeding each. Wiring diagram and rating of single-phase 120V30A connector L5-30.