Electricians Aberdeen SD

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Ladner Electric Inc
(605) 229-4729
1615 N Dakota Street
Aberdeen, SD
Electric Contractors Residential, Electric Equipment Service & Repair
Remodeling, Ceiling Fans, New Construction, Farm, POOLS & SPAS

Ladner Electric Inc
(605) 229-4729
1615 North Dakota Street
Aberdeen, SD
Cunningham Electric
(605) 226-3036
2601 8th Avenue Northeast
Aberdeen, SD
Ringgenberg Electric Inc
(605) 225-8752
East Highway 12
Aberdeen, SD
McGarry Electric
(605) 225-3478
820 South 10th Street
Aberdeen, SD
Burdette Electric Inc
(605) 229-3106
123 Railroad Avenue Southeast
Aberdeen, SD
Electric Contractors Residential, Fire Alarm Sales & Service

D R Underground Utility Locating Service
(605) 226-1297
38392 132nd Street
Aberdeen, SD
Feickert Electric
(605) 225-7664
503 17th Avenue Northeast
Aberdeen, SD
Muth Electric Inc
(605) 226-8424
412 5th Avenue Southwest
Aberdeen, SD
Swanson Electric & Service LLC
(605) 225-7852
710 6th Avenue Southwest
Aberdeen, SD

Wiring a 3-way or 4-way switch

Do you need to wire 2 switches to control the same light or lights??

Or, wire 3 switches to control the same light or lights??

Here are the instructions for wiring:

Wiring a 3-Way Switch

To use 2 switches to control the same fixture, you will need to use two 3-way switches.

Run 2-wire cable from the fixture to the first switch. Between the switches you will need to run 3-wire (with ground) cable. (The white and red wires will be the switched wires.)

In the picture below, we show power coming into the light fixture. The black (hot) wire will pass right through going to the first switch. Attach it to the white wire of the wire running to the switch. The white wire from the power source will attach to the light's white wire. The light's black wire should be attached to the black wire running to the first switch.

At the switch the white wire (hot) coming from the light, will be connected to the dark colored screw. Mark it with a black marker or paint the end black to indicate it is hot. The red and white wire of the 3-wire going to the next switch should be attached to the light colored screws. Connect the black wire of the 3 wire cable to the black coming into the switch from the light.

At the second switch, attach the black wire to the dark screw and the white and red to the light colored screws.
3 way switch wiring 3 way elementary
For more elementary wiring diagrams of different 3 way circuits scroll down to the bottom of the page. ...

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