Three way switch with multiple pot lights

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Old 05-29-15, 05:01 PM
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Three way switch with multiple pot lights

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How do I connect multiple pot lights using this configuration?

Power coming through the light with 2 switches.

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Old 05-29-15, 06:21 PM
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Here you go:

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Note by code the white of the switch loop cable must be remarked black or red or any color but gray or green. You can use bands of colored tape or felt tip marker.

This does not meet 2014 NEC because no neutral at switch. Junction box capacity at first light may be too small for three cable. For both reasons it is better to bring power in at the switch box.

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Thanks Ray, much appreciated. I thought it would be as you diagrammed but was not 100% sure.

Yes, the through the switch is the alternative but I was trying through the light as location of light was closer to panel than the switch.
 
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the through the switch is the alternative but I was trying through the light as location of light was closer to panel
Sometimes closer isn't easier and in this case not compliant with latest codes.
 
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Old 05-30-15, 04:55 AM
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The diagram with the yellow cables is the simplest way to wire and keep everything straight.
 
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