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Wiring Master and Slave Switches

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Wire Master and Slave Switches for Three and Four Switch Lighting Control: I need 4-way wiring diagram using master dimmer & companion dimmer & 1 4-Way rocker switch.

Master and Slave Switches are Great for Multiple Switch Locations

Electrical Question: I need 4-way wiring diagram using master dimmer & companion dimmer & 1 4-Way rocker switch. I will try to send picture.

This electrical question came from: Barry, a Homeowner from Lakeland, TN

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Barry.

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2 Responses to “Wiring Master and Slave Switches”
  1. Dave Rongey says:

    Hi Jinsen,
    Install a Double Throw Switch, which is like a transfer switch. This way one circuit could be switched to either compressor. The number of Poles of the Double Throw switch would depend on the Voltage and Phase of the circuit, such as DPDT for 240 Volt Single Phase Circuit.

  2. jinsen says:

    Sir we are using two compressors, I need to connect the two compressors as a redundant configuration, so if the 1st is faulty then only I need to turn on the second compressor. Please send me a solution