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Wiring Diagrams and Schematics for 3 Way Switches

How to Wire 3 Way Switches – Power to the First Switch

How to Wire 3 Way Switches – Power to the First Switch
Electrical Question: I’m looking for a schematic wiring diagram on how to do a 3 way switch with a – switch, light, light, switch with power coming into the first switch.

Thank you in advance.

This electrical question came from: Ken, a Handyman from Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Canada
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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Ken.

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