3-way switches


Old 09-13-00, 02:11 PM
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How do i wire 2 switches to control 1 light?
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Old 09-13-00, 03:46 PM
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You need two "three-way switches" (those that have 3 screws).

Connect "hot" (black) to the common of switch-1
Connect the common of switch-2 to the light (switched hot)
Inter-connect the remaining screws of the two switches using two cables (one-to-one)
Run a neutral (white)line to the light
Old 09-13-00, 04:52 PM
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I would suggest you get a electrical book, or visit Dan's web site at <www.danswiringpage.com> for good diagrams.

Pictures always help. RM

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