Motion switches

Old 07-10-19, 12:15 PM
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Motion switches

I want to put a motion switch in a small (less than 8ft) walk through laundry room. There are two 3 way switches now. They are wired with red, black, and white and a ground. Can I just cap off the red wire and wire the fixture to its black and white? Thanks, Rich
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IF you want to replace a three way switch with a motion sensor then you need to get a three way compatible motion sensor and wire it according to the instruction.
Old 07-10-19, 04:09 PM
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You could use a motion sensor at one end but the other switch would need to be disconnected if you weren't using a 3w sensor. You can't just connect to black and white. There are travelers here to be considered.

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