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I am installing a switcher and they asked me to find the LOAD wire and the LINE wire wich one is the Load wire it the one with the votage on it?

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The LINE wire is the power supply or hot wire coming in. It should have continuous voltage (be careful).

The LOAD wire goes to the device to be controlled.

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