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SUCCESS!!!! its a festivus miracle :) ...

SUCCESS!!!!

its a festivus miracle :)

thank you all for your help.. the diagram, the patience, everything..
thanks for sticking it out with me.

THe 2nd switch, now a standard 3 way is...
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since my switch says the dimmer will only work at...

since my switch says the dimmer will only work at one location anyway, cant i save the money and just put a regular 3 way switch in at the 2nd location? it should still work as intended, being a...
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Posted By dunginhawk

i have it wired exactly like your diagram... ...

i have it wired exactly like your diagram...

there are 4 wires on the switch

Green
Red
Red/white
black.

Black i assume is the common.
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ok, so its working and its not. its working...

ok, so its working and its not.

its working to a certain extent...
the dimmer on one of the switches, switch 1 has to be at JUST the right pt for it to work at all, and the light is very dim, but...
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Posted By dunginhawk

so now i have it wired exacly like your diagram...

so now i have it wired exacly like your diagram (ill explain) and have no light from either switch.. seems just dead.

my new wiring.

From breaker
12-2 black wire to black wire on switch.
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Posted By dunginhawk

i like your diagram. im going to see if i can...

i like your diagram. im going to see if i can mimic that... i just finished drawing what i have now , but shutterly has such small hard to see images. so ill have to upload it somewhere it can be...
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Posted By dunginhawk

4 way connector... just a way to connect multiple...

4 way connector... just a way to connect multiple same wires together. think of it as a wire nut with 4 wires twisted n it. just cnnects 4 together is all.
heading down to draw a diagram.
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Posted By dunginhawk

so here is the way i have it wired. from the...

so here is the way i have it wired.

from the breaker 14-2
since i will have more lights on this circuit i have the wires going in to 4 way connectors.



black white and copper
black - hot...
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Posted By dunginhawk

from what the switch says, if you put the same...

from what the switch says, if you put the same switch at another location, you cant use the dimmer portion of it. so you can only use the dimmer portion at one switch, which is totally...
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Posted By dunginhawk

Having problems with 3 way dimmer switching.

Good evening and merry xmas all. First time poster here..
I am not an electrician by trade, of course im on the DIY boards, but i do have a lot of construction know how and am in the process of...
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