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Electricians Albert Lea MN

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Albert Lea Electric CO
(507) 373-6650
1410 Olsen Drive
Albert Lea, MN
Services
Electric Contractors Residential, Electric Equipment & Supplies Dealers, Computer Cable & Wire Installation, Telecommunications Equipment
Products
Telephone Systems, Sound Systems, Farm

Thompson Electric of Albert Lea
(507) 373-4279
310 South 2nd Avenue
Albert Lea, MN
 
Thompson Electric of Albert Lea
(507) 373-4279
Albert Lea, MN
Services
Commercial/Institutional, Industrial

Jensen Electric
(507) 256-4744
79638 235th Street
Albert Lea, MN
 
Albert Lea Electric CO
(507) 373-6650
1410 Olsen Drive
Albert Lea, MN
 
Sather Engineering
(507) 377-0506
2009 Stevens Street
Albert Lea, MN
 
Klocek Electric
(507) 377-0559
1414 South 4th Avenue
Albert Lea, MN
 
Farmland Electric Inc
(507) 377-2626
1425 South Shore Drive
Albert Lea, MN
 
Roche Electric
(507) 373-5483
120 Elizabeth Avenue
Albert Lea, MN
 
Bowman Electric
(507) 373-0731
519 Adams Avenue
Albert Lea, MN
 

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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