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2 way switch (Single pole, single throw or SPST)

A simple on-off switch: The two terminals are either connected together (allowing current to flow) or disconnected from each other, breaking the circuit, as you throw the switch.

Sometimes referred to as a Single pole, single throw switch (abbreviated to SPST). May also be referred to as a toggle switch.

Animated circuit diagram showing the operation of a 2 way switch

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