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05-29-15, 09:08 PM
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Posted By hkkc65

Thanks Ray, much appreciated. I thought it would...

Thanks Ray, much appreciated. I thought it would be as you diagrammed but was not 100% sure.

Yes, the through the switch is the alternative but I was trying through the light as location of light...
05-29-15, 06:01 PM
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Posted By hkkc65

Three way switch with multiple pot lights

Hi guys,

Trying to understand how to achieve this.51275

How do I connect multiple pot lights using this configuration?

Power coming through the light with 2 switches.

Thanks.
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Posted By hkkc65

Nashkat1 why a 20A circuit? Is that code...

Nashkat1 why a 20A circuit? Is that code requirement?
Why did they use a 15 Amp for just one exterior outlet?

I really did not want to put in a new circuit just for the powder room.
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Posted By hkkc65

Thanks guys, yes I am in NA, Canada to be exact.

Thanks guys, yes I am in NA, Canada to be exact.
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Posted By hkkc65

Installing a fan in powder room

Hi,

I have a new powder room in the basement, close to the electrical wiring that leads to an Exterior receptacle on porch. I check and that exterior receptacle is on its own 15 Amp breaker. I am...
05-22-13, 09:01 AM
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Posted By hkkc65

Sorry, went back today and the guy told me I need...

Sorry, went back today and the guy told me I need another Lutron Companion dimmer as an off switch NOT a 4 way switch. It will not work, so correction to my last post.

Nashkat1 you are correct,...
05-21-13, 08:11 PM
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Posted By hkkc65

Thanks guys. I went to HD and spoke to a master...

Thanks guys. I went to HD and spoke to a master electrician.

I was told by the electrician at HD to buy the Lutron Maestro MACL-153MRHW, its a multi location Master Companion set of dimmers for 2...
05-21-13, 04:44 PM
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Posted By hkkc65

So I cannot install a 4 way switch between the...

So I cannot install a 4 way switch between the two 3 way dimmers, for that one section?

Yes, it is a bit of an overkill, I was also thinking of joining 2 sections, the pot lights are 50 W, they...
05-20-13, 06:59 PM
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Posted By hkkc65

Thanks Nashkat1. Yes, I was planning to use a...

Thanks Nashkat1. Yes, I was planning to use a master/slave dimmer for the 3rd section (the one with dimmers on separate walls and an on/off switch at the top of the stairs, sorry if my terminology is...
05-20-13, 02:31 PM
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Posted By hkkc65

Thanks guys. What I was thinking of was...

Thanks guys.

What I was thinking of was having a switch at the top of the stairs that will switch off the lights downstairs without having to go down the stairs to switch them off.

Here is the...
05-20-13, 08:59 AM
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Posted By hkkc65

Master switch - is it possible?

Hi,

I posted in a previous thread about wiring my basement in 3 sections.

http://www.doityourself.com/forum/electrical-c-d-c/495393-questions-3-way-switch-wiring-others.html#post2111072

Now...
05-18-13, 08:28 AM
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Posted By hkkc65

Thanks Ray, much appreciated. I'll do some...

Thanks Ray, much appreciated.

I'll do some more reading on the basics as suggested by NashKat1.
05-18-13, 05:57 AM
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Posted By hkkc65

Thanks guys for all the help. will read some...

Thanks guys for all the help. will read some more.

Nashkat1, no I have never made an electric splice before. When you say push it to the back of the box, I assume you mean tape & tie them together...
05-17-13, 02:54 PM
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Posted By hkkc65

Thanks guys. This is all new to me (first timer...

Thanks guys. This is all new to me (first timer doing wiring) and not an electrician. I can follow the diagram I posted but PJMax's diagram is a bit confusing to me. I am a bit dense when it comes to...
05-16-13, 08:38 AM
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Posted By hkkc65

Thanks, I am in Ontario Canada. I got those...

Thanks, I am in Ontario Canada.

I got those options from another website (see attachment) but they did not have a connection between the switches.
05-15-13, 06:30 PM
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Posted By hkkc65

Questions on 3 way switch wiring and others

Hi,

Need some help wiring my basement.

Basically installing some pot lights in 3 sections all on separate breakers:

Section 1 & Section 3: 4 lights each w/ a dimmer. No issues.

Section 2:...
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