3-Way voltage question

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Old 05-21-14, 03:05 PM
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3-Way voltage question

I wired my first 3-way lite today and it seems to work properly when I test voltage at the lamp leads. However, in one of the off modes I am getting 43 volts across the lamp leads. Is this an induced voltage or have I done something wrong?
 
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Old 05-21-14, 03:34 PM
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It's phantom voltage. If you use an analog meter it will read zero.
 
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Old 05-22-14, 08:17 AM
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Thanks

That was my suspicion, but wanted to check. I could get my Simpson 260 out of the attic.
 
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Old 05-22-14, 08:29 AM
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I could get my Simpson 260 out of the attic.
One of the best multimeters ever made. Big but still Old Reliable.
 
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