3way switches with multiple fixtures

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Old 01-10-07, 06:45 PM
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Question 3way switches with multiple fixtures

i need a diagram that shows how to wire 3 way switches to multiple lights. i will have power coming to sw1 and then can i go from light to light and then to the last switch? i'll wire it however it can be done but this would wastle less wire. can i wire it like a single fixture between two 3 way switches and then just pigtail the remaining lights to the first one?(as long as they are in parallel?
 
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Old 01-11-07, 11:40 AM
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It will be much easier for you to bring the power into Sw1, then run a 3 wire + ground cable to Sw2, from Sw2 run a 2 wire + ground cable to fixture 1. Continue 2w+g from fixture 1 to fixture 2 etc.

This diagram should be easy to find in a simple wiring book.
 
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Old 01-11-07, 02:03 PM
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The way you want to do it the worst way. You will need 4 conductor cable between the lights.
Let- mean 14/2 and = mean 14/3 cables
Best to do as stated above or go power1-SW1=L1=SW2 then L1-L2-L3 L4 etc.
 
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