Swap a dimmer out, but where does white go?

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Old 01-28-18, 02:33 PM
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Swap a dimmer out, but where does white go?

Hi there-
I have a 2-gang switch that has a 3-way dimmer and a single pole (can also be used as a 3-way) switch in it. I'd like to get rid of the dimmer and replace it with another of the single pole/3-way switches shown next to it. Both have a hot, single pole and 3-way connection, but the dimmer switch also has one labeled "white." First, can I swap out the dimmer with the same kind of switch next to it, and if so, where would I connect the white wire?
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Old 01-28-18, 02:50 PM
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If the new switch does not have a location for the neutral wire (white) you will just need to cap off the white wire with a wire nut. It will not be used.
 
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Old 01-28-18, 04:07 PM
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Trying to figure out what LeGrand device that old one is.
It has hot, white, 1-pole and 2-way labeling.

The other end may need to be rewired.
 
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Old 01-29-18, 07:25 AM
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Thanks, Tolyn and PJ.

I picked up 10 of those at a Habitat Restore, not sure how old they are.

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