Need Wiring Help... Anyone Have a Diagram, Please?

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Old 06-27-19, 05:14 PM
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Need Wiring Help... Anyone Have a Diagram, Please?

Running a new circuit in a gutted living room, so I can run wire pretty much anywhere, easily. Here is what I am trying to do...
-Two 3-way switches that provide power to 7 half-hot outlets.
(Am I right that the power would have to go to an outlet first in this set-up?)
-Would also like to power a ceiling fan on a Lutron speed-control switch off of this circuit... rather than putting the fan on it's own circuit.

I am very surprised that I haven't been able to find a wiring diagram of the switches / half-hot circuit, as this seems pretty common in many homes. Can anyone help please... and THANK YOU?!?
 
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Old 06-27-19, 05:24 PM
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To wire split wired receptacles you just need xx-3 cable between the switches and the receptacles. Make the black the constant hot and the red the switched hot. You will need to break the tab on the brass side.
 
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Much appreciated! Do you happen to know where I could see a diagram of that? Just having trouble visualizing. Where would the power come in?

Thanks again!
 
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With the new code requiring neutrals at all switches this will require a 4 wire cable. between the switches.
Here is two receptacles. Just add as many as you want the same as the connection between one and two.


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Just a clarification. The 4-wire cable should go between the 2 junction boxes containing the 3-way switches. The diagram in post 4 shows the 2 wires between the switches don't go through the junction boxes, therefore you wouldn't need a 4-wire cable between the 2 junction boxes containing the 3-way switches.
 
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Yes of course the all the wires go through the box. Here is a revised diagram.

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Just a clarification. The 4-wire cable should go between the 2 junction boxes containing the 3-way switches. The diagram in post 4 shows the 2 wires between the switches don't go through the junction boxes, therefore you wouldn't need a 4-wire cable between the 2 junction boxes containing the 3-way switches.
Some of the conductors are needed for functions outside of the switching. The black that continues as a blue is the constant hot. The white is the neutral carrying through.
 
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