A switch is an electrical appliance used to control the connection or disconnection of a circuit, usually with one or more buttons or toggle parts, which can be manually operated to change the state of the circuit.
Socket is the insertable seat that one or more circuit connections are arranged, can insert various wiring by it, is convenient to connect with other circuits, and usually has one or more jacks, can be used with the plug cooperation of different types.
The installation position and height of the socket should be determined according to the function of the room, the placement of furniture, the needs of electrical appliances and safety factors. Generally speaking, the lower edge of the socket is 0.3 meters from the ground and installed at the same height, and the difference cannot exceed 5mm; on each wall of the living room and bedroom, the distance between two sockets is not higher than 2.5 meters, and at least one spare socket is installed within 0.6 meters of the corner. Socket; the socket of the washing machine is between 1.2m and 1.5m from the ground, and it is best to choose a three-pole socket with a switch; The socket should be set according to the type and location of the air conditioner; the socket of the range hood should be 1.8 meters to 2 meters above the ground, and it is best to be covered by the exhaust pipe; the socket of the electric water heater should be installed 1.4 to 1.5 meters away from the ground on the right side of the water heater. Be careful not to set the socket above the electric heater; the balcony socket should be more than 1.4 meters away from the ground, and avoid the sun and rain as much as possible; the socket in the kitchen, bathroom, balcony and other humid environments should be as far away from the water area as possible, and Use outlets with splash-proof covers.