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Both times I tried to send you a message and had errors or I pushed send by mistake.. Here is my situation again.  I want to install a USB charger that has outlets on it. On theis unit there are 3 screws. Theres a gold screw, a silver screw and a green screw.

I know that if i was installing this with its own dedicated wire, I would simply connect the hot to the gold, neutral to the silver and ground to the green.

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Problem 1

I need to feed power to the adjacent switch on one wall. How do I connect to the switch that has 3 screws?

 

Problem 2 (Totally different area)

On the other wall I am simply replacing the existing power outlets with a usb charger like the first one. But the outlet that is there has 4 screws and a ground. The two left screws each have a black wire connected. And the 2 screws on the left have a white wire connected to each of  them.

There are only 3 screws on the usb charger

 

 

 

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Ronnie LeBlanc 3 years 4 Answers 519 views 0

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    I totally understand. I have done all my wiring and this one freaks me out. I will hire an electrician… Thanks man! Looking forward to more vids!

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     As far as your red wires, WOW I’ve seen anything like before and I’m not even going to bother trying to comment on this, for your safety.

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    there are no other connections on the USB charger. Nothing on the back or left side. The ground screw is on the underside.

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    What’s happening here you’re thinking about how many screws and not what they are. Can’t do that. All outlets and switches are going to have a ground screw. I mean unless they are VERY OLD.

    On a switch, one is for power in and the other for power out. Simple.

    Outlets will have two on each side. 2 for power and the other side is for neutral

     

    The USB outlet you gave does not show the back or connections. Three screws just sounds strange. How about a picture of that. Did you get instructions with it?

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