Help!!! dealing with 3-way switches.

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Old 03-21-18, 02:48 PM
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Help!!! dealing with 3-way switches.

Ok, my OCD is driving me nuts over the 3-way switch issue. Lights on, one switch up, one switch down. Lights off, both switches up. UGHH!!!!. Does any one make a 3 or 4 way switch setup that looks normal and has the switch stay in the center and you hit it up to turn the light on and down to turn the light off but then returns back to center? Or something like that so all the switches are the same?

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Old 03-21-18, 03:30 PM
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You could use smart switches that are just push button. No up or down to get out of sync. They are pricey.
 
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I saw a few videos on them but thought the only real advantage of them was they are blue tooth and can be used with smart house control options. Not really interested in controlling my hall way lights with my phone. LOL
 
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There isn't much you could use in that application that wouldn't be pricey.
 
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Old 03-21-18, 04:55 PM
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Even if you installed them so that both were down when the light was off it would change as soon as someone operated one of the switches .
 
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The smart switches seem like the answer. Price isn't too bad but was hoping for something simpler. Hard to justify such advanced features on a hallway light.

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