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How To use House Electrical Plan Software

How To use House Electrical Plan Software

How we can conduct the electricity at house correctly without a plan? It is impossible. The House electrical diagram depicts locations of switches, outlets, dimmers and lights, and lets understand how you will connect them. But design of House Electrical Plan looks a complex task at a glance, which requires a lot of tools and special experience. But now all is simple with all-inclusive floor plan software - ConceptDraw PRO. As a house electrical plan software, the ConceptDraw PRO contains libraries with a large range of professional lighting and electrical symbols, ready-to-use electrical plans samples and examples, and built-in templates for creating great-looking Home floor electrical plans. It is a fastest way to draw Electrical circuit diagrams, Electrical wiring and Circuit schematics, Digital circuits, Electrical equipment, House electrical plans, Satellite television, Cable television, Home cinema, Closed-circuit television when are used the tools of Electric and Telecom Plans Solution from ConceptDraw Solution Park. Files created in Visio for Mac app can be easily imported to ConceptDraw PRO. Also you may import stencils and even libraries. Try for free an alternative to Visio that Apple users recommend. Read more
Create an Electrical Diagram
Create an Electrical Diagram

Electrical Symbols — Terminals and Connectors

An electrical connector, is an electro-mechanical device used to join electrical terminations and create an electrical circuit. Electrical connectors consist of plugs (male-ended) and jacks (female-ended). The connection may be temporary, as for portable equipment, require a tool for assembly and removal, or serve as a permanent electrical joint between two wires or devices. 26 libraries of the Electrical Engineering Solution of ConceptDraw PRO make your electrical diagramming simple, efficient, and effective. You can simply and quickly drop the ready-to-use objects from libraries into your document to create the electrical diagram. Read more

Electrical Symbols — Switches and Relays

In electrical engineering, a switch is an electrical component that can break an electrical circuit, interrupting the current or diverting it from one conductor to another. The mechanism of a switch may be operated directly by a human operator to control a circuit (for example, a light switch or a keyboard button), may be operated by a moving object such as a door-operated switch, or may be operated by some sensing element for pressure, temperature or flow. A relay is a switch that is operated by electricity. Switches are made to handle a wide range of voltages and currents; very large switches may be used to isolate high-voltage circuits in electrical substations. 26 libraries of the Electrical Engineering Solution of ConceptDraw PRO make your electrical diagramming simple, efficient, and effective. You can simply and quickly drop the ready-to-use objects from libraries into your document to create the electrical diagram. Read more

Electrical Symbols, Electrical Diagram Symbols

When drawing Electrical Schematics, Electrical Circuit Diagrams, Power Systems Diagrams, Circuit and Wiring Diagrams, Digital and Analog Logic Schemes, you will obligatory need the electrical symbols and pictograms to represent various electrical and electronic devices, such as resistors, wires, transistors, inductors, batteries, switches, lamps, readouts, amplifiers, repeaters, relays, transmission paths, semiconductors, generators, and many more. Today these symbols are internationally standardized, so the diagrams designed using them are recognizable and comprehensible by specialists from different countries. Electrical Engineering Solution included to ConceptDraw Solution Park provides 26 libraries with 926 commonly used electrical schematic and electrical engineering symbols making the reality the easy drawing of Electrical diagrams, schematics and blueprints. Now you need only a few minutes to create great-looking Electrical diagram, simply choose required electrical design elements from the libraries, drag them on the needed places at the document and connect in a suitable way. Read more
The vector stenvils library "Outlets" contains 57 symbols of electrical outlets for drawing building interior design, electrical floor plans and layouts of AC power plugs and sockets.
"AC power plugs and sockets are devices that allow electrically operated equipment to be connected to the primary alternating current (AC) power supply in a building. Electrical plugs and sockets differ in voltage and current rating, shape, size and type of connectors. The types used in each country are set by national standards, some of which are listed in the IEC technical report TR 60083, Plugs and socket-outlets for domestic and similar general use standardized in member countries of IEC.
Plugs and sockets for portable appliances started becoming available in the 1880s, to replace connections to light sockets with easier to use wall-mounted outlets. A proliferation of types developed to address the issues of convenience and protection from electric shock. Today there are approximately 20 types in common use around the world, and many obsolete socket types are still found in older buildings. Co-ordination of technical standards has allowed some types of plugs to be used over wide regions to facilitate trade in electrical appliances, and for the convenience of travellers and consumers of imported electrical goods. Some multi-standard sockets allow use of several different types of plugs; improvised or unapproved adapters between incompatible sockets and plugs may not provide the full safety and performance of an approved adapter." [AC power plugs and sockets. Wikipedia]
The example "Design elements - Outlets" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Electric and Telecom Plans solution from the Building plans area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Electrical outlet symbols
Electrical outlet symbols, weatherproof phone outlet, weatherproof convenience outlet, weatherproof TV outlet, wall phone outlet, wall mounted, data, telephone, outlet, wall mounted, data outlet, vapor discharge lamp outlet, triplex outlet, television outlet, telephone outlet, switch, convenience outlet, split wired, triplex outlet, split wired, duplex outlet, special-purpose outlet, special-purpose connection, provision for connection, single outlet, switch, single outlet, range outlet, radio, convenience outlet, radio outlet, quadruplex outlet, pull switch, phone feed, multi-purpose outlet, multi-outlet assembly, local area network outlet, LAN outlet, lamp holder, pull switch, lamp holder, junction box, heavy duty outlet, convenience outlet, heavy duty outlet, floor special-purpose outlet, floor receptacle, floor phone outlet, floor mounted, outlet, floor TV outlet, fiber outlet, fax outlet, fan outlet, exit light outlet, emergency circuit single outlet, emergency circuit quadruplex outlet, emergency circuit duplex outlet, electrical outlet, duplex special-purpose outlet, duplex ground fault interrupter, duplex convenience outlet, drop outlet, door phone outlet, dedicated duplex outlet, data, voice, power, floor mounted, outlet, computer data outlet, clock hanger outlet, mounted , blanked outlet, TV, phone, outlet, TV feed, 240v outlet,
The vector stenvils library "Outlets" contains 57 symbols of electrical outlets.
Use these shapes for drawing building interior design, electrical floor plans and layouts of AC power plugs and sockets in the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software.
The vector stencils library "Outlets" is included in the Electric and Telecom Plans solution from the Building Plans area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Single Outlet
Single Outlet, single outlet,
Single Outlet and Switch
Single Outlet and Switch, single outlet, switch,
Emergency Circuit Single Outlet
Emergency Circuit Single Outlet, emergency circuit single outlet,
Duplex Convenience Outlet
Duplex Convenience Outlet, duplex convenience outlet,
Emergency Circuit Duplex Outlet
Emergency Circuit Duplex Outlet, emergency circuit duplex outlet,
Weatherproof Convenience Outlet
Weatherproof Convenience Outlet, weatherproof convenience outlet,
Range Outlet
Range Outlet, range outlet,
Switch and Convenience Outlet
Switch and Convenience Outlet, switch, convenience outlet,
Radio and Convenience Outlet
Radio and Convenience Outlet, radio, convenience outlet,
Radio Outlet
Radio Outlet, radio outlet,
Dedicated Duplex Outlet
Dedicated Duplex Outlet, dedicated duplex outlet,
Duplex Ground Fault Interrupter
Duplex Ground Fault Interrupter, duplex ground fault interrupter,
Split Wired Duplex Outlet
Split Wired Duplex Outlet, split wired, duplex outlet,
240v Outlet
240v Outlet, 240v outlet,
Floor Mounted Outlet
Floor Mounted Outlet, floor mounted, outlet,
Floor Special-purpose Outlet
Floor Special-purpose Outlet, floor special-purpose outlet,
Heavy Duty Outlet
Heavy Duty Outlet, heavy duty outlet,
Heavy Duty Outlet with Convenience Outlet
Heavy Duty Outlet with Convenience Outlet, heavy duty outlet, convenience outlet,
Triplex Outlet
Triplex Outlet, triplex outlet,
Split Wired Triplex Outlet
Split Wired Triplex Outlet, split wired, triplex outlet,
Quadruplex Outlet
Quadruplex Outlet, quadruplex outlet,
Emergency Circuit Quadruplex Outlet
Emergency Circuit Quadruplex Outlet, emergency circuit quadruplex outlet,
Special-purpose Outlet
Special-purpose Outlet, special-purpose outlet,
Duplex Special-purpose Outlet
Duplex Special-purpose Outlet, duplex special-purpose outlet,
Special-purpose connection or provision for connection
Special-purpose connection or provision for connection, special-purpose connection, provision for connection,
Multi-outlet Assembly
Multi-outlet Assembly, multi-outlet assembly,
Data/voice, Power Floor Mounted Outlet
Data/voice, Power Floor Mounted Outlet, data, voice, power, floor mounted, outlet,
Clock Hanger Outlet, Mounted
Clock Hanger Outlet, Mounted , clock hanger outlet, mounted ,
Blanked Outlet
Blanked Outlet, blanked outlet,
Drop Outlet
Drop Outlet, drop outlet,
Electrical Outlet
Electrical Outlet, electrical outlet,
Fan Outlet
Fan Outlet, fan outlet,
Junction Box
Junction Box, junction box,
Lamp Holder
Lamp Holder, lamp holder,
Lamp holder with pull switch
Lamp holder with pull switch, lamp holder, pull switch,
Pull Switch
Pull Switch, pull switch,
Vapor discharge lamp outlet
Vapor discharge lamp outlet, vapor discharge lamp outlet,
Exit Light Outlet
Exit Light Outlet, exit light outlet,
Floor Receptacle
Floor Receptacle, floor receptacle,
Telephone outlet
Telephone outlet, telephone outlet,
Floor Phone Outlet
Floor Phone Outlet, floor phone outlet,
Wall Phone Outlet
Wall Phone Outlet, wall phone outlet,
Weatherproof Phone Outlet
Weatherproof Phone Outlet, weatherproof phone outlet,
Phone Feed
Phone Feed, phone feed,
Computer Data Outlet
Computer Data Outlet, computer data outlet,
Television outlet
Television outlet, television outlet,
Floor TV Outlet
Floor TV Outlet, floor TV outlet,
TV Feed
TV Feed, TV feed,
Weatherproof TV Outlet
Weatherproof TV Outlet, weatherproof TV outlet,
TV and Phone Outlet
TV and Phone Outlet, TV, phone, outlet,
Door Phone Outlet
Door Phone Outlet, door phone outlet,
Fax Outlet
Fax Outlet, fax outlet,
Fiber Outlet
Fiber Outlet, fiber outlet,
Multi-Purpose Outlet
Multi-Purpose Outlet, multi-purpose outlet,
Local Area Network Outlet
Local Area Network Outlet, local area network outlet, LAN outlet,
Wall Mounted Data Outlet
Wall Mounted Data Outlet, wall mounted, data outlet,
Wall Mounted Data/Telephone Outlet
Wall Mounted Data/Telephone Outlet, wall mounted, data, telephone, outlet,

Wiring Diagrams with ConceptDraw PRO

A Wiring Diagram is a comprehensive schematic that depicts the electrical circuit system, shows all the connectors, wiring, signal connections (buses), terminal boards between electrical or electronic components and devices of the circuit. Wiring Diagram illustrates how the components are connected electrically and identifies the wires by colour coding or wire numbers. These diagrams are necessary and obligatory for identifying and fixing faults of electrical or electronic circuits, and their elimination. For designing Wiring Diagrams are used the standardized symbols representing electrical components and devices. ConceptDraw Solution Park offers the Electrical Engineering solution from the Engineering area with 26 libraries of graphics design elements and electrical schematic symbols for easy drawing various Wiring Diagrams, Electrical Circuit and Wiring Blueprints, Electrical and Telecom schematics of any complexity, Electrical Engineering Diagrams, Power Systems Diagrams, Repair Diagrams, Maintenance Schemes, etc. in ConceptDraw PRO software. Read more

How to Make Audio and Video Connections

Use the ConceptDraw PRO software that has vector clipart of numerous cable connectors, examples, and templates for drawing different types of audio and video connection diagrams. Paste icon of the receiver or another device to page and layout sockets and plugs. Further connect plugs with each other, and now you have well-designed connection diagram. Read more
The vector stenvils library "Outlets" contains 57 symbols of electrical outlets.
Use these shapes for drawing building interior design, electrical floor plans and layouts of AC power plugs and sockets in the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software.
The vector stencils library "Outlets" is included in the Electric and Telecom Plans solution from the Building Plans area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Single Outlet
Single Outlet, single outlet,
Single Outlet and Switch
Single Outlet and Switch, single outlet, switch,
Emergency Circuit Single Outlet
Emergency Circuit Single Outlet, emergency circuit single outlet,
Duplex Convenience Outlet
Duplex Convenience Outlet, duplex convenience outlet,
Emergency Circuit Duplex Outlet
Emergency Circuit Duplex Outlet, emergency circuit duplex outlet,
Weatherproof Convenience Outlet
Weatherproof Convenience Outlet, weatherproof convenience outlet,
Range Outlet
Range Outlet, range outlet,
Switch and Convenience Outlet
Switch and Convenience Outlet, switch, convenience outlet,
Radio and Convenience Outlet
Radio and Convenience Outlet, radio, convenience outlet,
Radio Outlet
Radio Outlet, radio outlet,
Dedicated Duplex Outlet
Dedicated Duplex Outlet, dedicated duplex outlet,
Duplex Ground Fault Interrupter
Duplex Ground Fault Interrupter, duplex ground fault interrupter,
Split Wired Duplex Outlet
Split Wired Duplex Outlet, split wired, duplex outlet,
240v Outlet
240v Outlet, 240v outlet,
Floor Mounted Outlet
Floor Mounted Outlet, floor mounted, outlet,
Floor Special-purpose Outlet
Floor Special-purpose Outlet, floor special-purpose outlet,
Heavy Duty Outlet
Heavy Duty Outlet, heavy duty outlet,
Heavy Duty Outlet with Convenience Outlet
Heavy Duty Outlet with Convenience Outlet, heavy duty outlet, convenience outlet,
Triplex Outlet
Triplex Outlet, triplex outlet,
Split Wired Triplex Outlet
Split Wired Triplex Outlet, split wired, triplex outlet,
Quadruplex Outlet
Quadruplex Outlet, quadruplex outlet,
Emergency Circuit Quadruplex Outlet
Emergency Circuit Quadruplex Outlet, emergency circuit quadruplex outlet,
Special-purpose Outlet
Special-purpose Outlet, special-purpose outlet,
Duplex Special-purpose Outlet
Duplex Special-purpose Outlet, duplex special-purpose outlet,
Special-purpose connection or provision for connection
Special-purpose connection or provision for connection, special-purpose connection, provision for connection,
Multi-outlet Assembly
Multi-outlet Assembly, multi-outlet assembly,
Data/voice, Power Floor Mounted Outlet
Data/voice, Power Floor Mounted Outlet, data, voice, power, floor mounted, outlet,
Clock Hanger Outlet, Mounted
Clock Hanger Outlet, Mounted , clock hanger outlet, mounted ,
Blanked Outlet
Blanked Outlet, blanked outlet,
Drop Outlet
Drop Outlet, drop outlet,
Electrical Outlet
Electrical Outlet, electrical outlet,
Fan Outlet
Fan Outlet, fan outlet,
Junction Box
Junction Box, junction box,
Lamp Holder
Lamp Holder, lamp holder,
Lamp holder with pull switch
Lamp holder with pull switch, lamp holder, pull switch,
Pull Switch
Pull Switch, pull switch,
Vapor discharge lamp outlet
Vapor discharge lamp outlet, vapor discharge lamp outlet,
Exit Light Outlet
Exit Light Outlet, exit light outlet,
Floor Receptacle
Floor Receptacle, floor receptacle,
Telephone outlet
Telephone outlet, telephone outlet,
Floor Phone Outlet
Floor Phone Outlet, floor phone outlet,
Wall Phone Outlet
Wall Phone Outlet, wall phone outlet,
Weatherproof Phone Outlet
Weatherproof Phone Outlet, weatherproof phone outlet,
Phone Feed
Phone Feed, phone feed,
Computer Data Outlet
Computer Data Outlet, computer data outlet,
Television outlet
Television outlet, television outlet,
Floor TV Outlet
Floor TV Outlet, floor TV outlet,
TV Feed
TV Feed, TV feed,
Weatherproof TV Outlet
Weatherproof TV Outlet, weatherproof TV outlet,
TV and Phone Outlet
TV and Phone Outlet, TV, phone, outlet,
Door Phone Outlet
Door Phone Outlet, door phone outlet,
Fax Outlet
Fax Outlet, fax outlet,
Fiber Outlet
Fiber Outlet, fiber outlet,
Multi-Purpose Outlet
Multi-Purpose Outlet, multi-purpose outlet,
Local Area Network Outlet
Local Area Network Outlet, local area network outlet, LAN outlet,
Wall Mounted Data Outlet
Wall Mounted Data Outlet, wall mounted, data outlet,
Wall Mounted Data/Telephone Outlet
Wall Mounted Data/Telephone Outlet, wall mounted, data, telephone, outlet,
The vector stencils library "Electrical and telecom" contains 83 symbols of electrical and telecommunication equipment.
Use these shapes for drawing electrical and telecom system design floor plans, cabling layout schemes, and wiring diagrams in the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software.
The vector stencils library "Electrical and telecom" is included in the Electric and Telecom Plans solution from the Building Plans area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Luminaire ceiling mount
Luminaire ceiling mount, luminaire ceiling mount,
Enclosed ceiling luminaire
Enclosed ceiling luminaire, enclosed ceiling luminaire,
Wall light
Wall light, wall light,
1-light bar
1-light bar, light bar,
2-light bar
2-light bar, light bar,
4-light bar
4-light bar, light bar,
6-light bar
6-light bar, light bar,
8-light bar
8-light bar, light bar,
Down lighter
Down lighter, down lighter,
Outdoor lightning
Outdoor lightning, outdoor lightning,
Outdoor lightning, bollard
Outdoor lightning, bollard, outdoor lightning, bollard,
Batten fluorescent, 1 lamp
Batten fluorescent, 1 lamp, batten fluorescent,
Batten fluorescent, 2 lamps
Batten fluorescent, 2 lamps, batten fluorescent,
Batten fluorescent, 3 lamps
Batten fluorescent, 3 lamps, batten fluorescent,
Batten fluorescent, 4 lamps
Batten fluorescent, 4 lamps, batten fluorescent,
Surface Fluorescent Light
Surface Fluorescent Light, surface fluorescent light,
Modular fluorescent fitting
Modular fluorescent fitting, modular fluorescent fitting,
Modular fluorescent fitting, inverter
Modular fluorescent fitting, inverter, modular fluorescent fitting,
Modular fluorescent fitting 2
Modular fluorescent fitting 2, modular fluorescent fitting,
Pull-cord switch
Pull-cord switch, pull-cord switch,
Emergency light
Emergency light, emergency light, emergency lightning point,
Emergency light 2
Emergency light 2, emergency light, emergency lightning point,
Emergency sign
Emergency sign, illuminated emergency sign, emergency sign,
Switch
Switch, electrical switch, switch,
Switch, 1 pole
Switch, 1 pole, electrical switch, switch,
Switch, 2 pole
Switch, 2 pole, electrical switch, switch,
Switch, 2-way
Switch, 2-way, electrical switch, switch,
Multi-switch
Multi-switch, electrical switch, switch, multi-switch,
Switch, intermediate
Switch, intermediate, electrical switch, switch,
Dimmer switch
Dimmer switch, dimmer switch,
Dimmer switch 2
Dimmer switch 2, dimmer switch,
Socket
Socket, socket outlet, power outlet,
Socket 2
Socket 2, socket outlet, power outlet,
Switched socket
Switched socket, socket outlet, power outlet, switched socket,
Switched socket 2
Switched socket 2, socket outlet, power outlet, switched socket,
Double socket
Double socket, socket outlet, power outlet, double socket,
Double socket 2
Double socket 2, socket outlet, power outlet, double socket,
Socket outlet
Socket outlet, socket outlet, power outlet,
Telephone outlet
Telephone outlet, telephone outlet,
Telephone outlet 2
Telephone outlet 2, telephone outlet,
Stereo outlet
Stereo outlet, stereo speaker outlet, stereo outlet,
Television outlet
Television outlet, cable television outlet, television outlet, cable TV outlet, TV outlet,
Service panel, surface
Service panel, surface, electrical service panel, service panel,
Service panel, inset
Service panel, inset, electrical service panel, service panel,
Thermostat
Thermostat, thermostat,
Ceiling fan
Ceiling fan, ceiling fan, exhaust fan fixture,
Hold open unit
Hold open unit, hold open unit,  electro magnetic door,
Detector
Detector, detector, surface mounted, heat detector, smoke detector,
Fire alarm
Fire alarm, fire alarm sounder, fire alarm,
City Fire Alarm Station
City Fire Alarm Station, city fire alarm station, fire alarm station,
Fire Alarm Station
Fire Alarm Station, fire alarm station,
Fire Alarm Bell
Fire Alarm Bell, fire alarm bell,
Fire Alarm Central Station
Fire Alarm Central Station, fire alarm central station,
Automatic Fire Alarm Device
Automatic Fire Alarm Device, automatic fire alarm device,
Main control
Main control, main control, intake,
Ground
Ground, ground connection, ground,
Doorbell
Doorbell, doorbell,
Push Button
Push Button, push button,
Buzzer
Buzzer, buzzer,
Annunciator
Annunciator, annunciator,
Horn
Horn, horn,
Maid's Signal Plug
Maid's Signal Plug, maid's dignal plug,
Signal Central Station
Signal Central Station, signal central station,
Doorbell Chime
Doorbell Chime, doorbell chime,
Doorbell Transformer
Doorbell Transformer, doorbell transformer,
Magnetic Door Hold
Magnetic Door Hold, magnetic door hold,
Intercom
Intercom, intercom,
Telephone Key System
Telephone Key System, telephone key system,
Digital Satellite System
Digital Satellite System, digital satellite system,
Inside Antenna
Inside Antenna, inside antenna,
Outside Antenna
Outside Antenna, outside antenna,
Electric Motors
Electric Motors, electric motors,
Single Phase
Single Phase, single phase,
Three of Poly Phase
Three of Poly Phase, three, poly phase,
Wall Mounted Electrical Junction Box for Hardware
Wall Mounted Electrical Junction Box for Hardware, wall mounted, electrical junction box, hardware,
Wall Mounted Telephone/Data Junction Box for Hardware
Wall Mounted Telephone/Data Junction Box for Hardware, wall mounted, telephone box, data junction box, hardware,
Card Reader Access System
Card Reader Access System, card reader, access system,
Emergency Release Button
Emergency Release Button, emergency release button,
Motion Sensor
Motion Sensor, motion sensor,
Electric Door Opener
Electric Door Opener, electric, door opener,
Watchman's Station
Watchman's Station, watchman's station,
Watchman's Central Station
Watchman's Central Station, watchman's central station,
Battery
Battery, battery,