AC WIRING BLACK WHITE
extremehowtoImage: extremehowtoEach black or red wire is called a "hot" wire and has 120-volt AC. The white wire is called the "common"and is grounded at the power station. Measuring across the two hot wires results in 240 volts. Measuring the voltage between a black (or red) and white wire,results in 120-volt AC.
Alternating Current (AC) Home Wiring by Ron Kurtus
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