How to Wire a Switched Light from Two Locations
Wiring Three Way Switches to Control a Light From Two Locations: I would like to know how to wire a switched light from two locations.
Wiring Three Way Switches
Electrical Wiring Question: I would like to know how to wire a switched light from two locations using metal boxes.
- I am in an electricity class at Oklahoma State University and need to know how to wire a switched light from two locations using metal boxes.
- I have to first complete the pictorial diagram before I can begin wiring so that is what I need help with.
This electrical wiring question came from: Amber, a Student from Stillwater, Oklahoma.
Thanks for your Electrical Wiring Question Amber.
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Wiring Three Way Switches to Control a Light From Two Locations
- There are a few different wiring methods for wiring two three way switches, and it all depends on where the power enters the circuit.
- In this case, where metal boxes will be required, the power source will need to be identified in order to plan the number of wires that will be necessary to provide the desired switching.
- Please read on for further information and links that will provide wiring diagrams that will help you with your project.
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