3 Way Half Switched Outlet


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Old 01-09-15, 09:05 PM
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3 Way Half Switched Outlet

I am looking for a wiring diagram or checking if it is possible to wire a 3 way half switched outlet with the following wiring configuration:

Panel -> 12/2 -> Switch -> 12/3 -> Switch -> 12/3 -> Outlet

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Old 01-09-15, 09:46 PM
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Welcome to the forum.

No....your wiring will not support a 1/2 switched receptacle.

Your 12/2 brings power to the first three way switch. The 12/3 between the three way switches carries your two switching travelers and neutral. You are not carrying an always live wire past the first switch.

If you could locate 12/4 cable then you would use it between switches and you could have a 1/2 switched receptacle.
 
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Old 01-09-15, 09:56 PM
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That is what I was afraid of. I wasn't sure how to bring a constant hot between the two switches. Thanks for your response.
 
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Old 01-10-15, 01:51 AM
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You can run a separate 12/2 from 1st switch box (source) to receptacle.
 
 

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