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Electricians Arkansas City KS

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Alter Electric
(620) 442-2730
1207 South 6th Street
Arkansas City, KS
 
Long Electric
(620) 442-2234
107 South Centennial Road
Arkansas City, KS
 
Fultz Electric
(620) 442-0711
29535 Eastridge Drive
Arkansas City, KS
 
Finns Electric CO
(620) 221-7080
218 West 9th Avenue
Winfield, KS
 
McCoy Electric
(620) 221-3437
414 Main Street
Winfield, KS
 
Bellis Electric Inc
(620) 442-7502
Arkansas City, KS
 
Fultz Electric - Jon Fultz
(620) 442-3769
29535 Eastridge Drive
Arkansas City, KS
 
Hutchinson Electric
(620) 442-4214
1640 North 15th Street
Arkansas City, KS
 
Herbs Electric
(620) 229-8360
2201 East 9th Avenue
Winfield, KS
 
Fleharty Engineering
(580) 362-2668
7773 North Pleasantview Road
Newkirk, OK
 

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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