3-Way Switch Diagram Information
If I am running a circuit for lights, as you go down the wiring path there are several switches 2-3 way and an end light switch controlling the lighting for separate rooms…
Electrical Question from Rod about 3 Way Switch Diagram
Background: Rod, a Other from Willits, California
Question: I’m just a novice that is in need of an answer,
If I am running a circuit for lights, as you go down the wiring path there are several switches 2-3 way and an end light switch controlling the lighting for separate rooms. Do I use pigtails to service switches so I don’t interrupt downstream power demands, and if so would it be 12/2 from panel into box #1 then pigtail to the 1st three way switch, included in the 1st pigtail is a 12/3 wire change send 12/3 to the second box, pigtail to the 2nd 3 way switch included in this pigtail is back to 12/2 wire to send 12/2 to the final switch controlling end run light…. am i close?
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Thanks for your electrical question Rod.
No – not quite close enough. Follow the 3-Way Switch Diagram link below for wiring diagrams and detailed information.
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