light swithc maximum


Old 06-23-00, 05:01 PM
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how many light fixtures or how many watts can run off of 1 single pole light switch. Is there a maximum load for a single pole light switch.
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Old 06-23-00, 08:31 PM
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The standard lite switch that you get for less than a buck is rated at 15 amps. A 60 watt lte bulb equals about 1/2 amp. So, if there is nothing else on the circuit, you could have about 30 of these standard lite bulbs run off of one switch.

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