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i have a toggle switch... is the shorter node ground and the longer one power?
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post #2 of 4
Doesn't matter... it's a swtich. However, standard practice has the shorter leg going to ground.
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what duckie said
generally, the one in the middle (if theres 3 or more) will be ground and that leaves the other two open to make two separate circuits, but if you only have 2 leads then the shorter one is generally the ground to make it easier for other people to re-wire things if they have to.

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shweet! thanks guys! +rep!
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