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Electricians Champaign IL

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Epic Electric Inc
(217) 351-6886
PO Box 3926
Champaign, IL
Services
Electric Contractors, Builders & Contractors, Generator Dealers
Hours
Saturday & Sunday Weekends
Payment Options
Insurance Work

Remco Electrical Corporation
(217) 356-6999
903 Francis Drive
Champaign, IL
 
Lynch Se Electric
(217) 344-0686
903 Francis Drive
Champaign, IL
 
Witte Electric
(217) 352-0144
4110 Colleen Drive
Champaign, IL
 
J-Co Electric
(217) 352-4314
203 South Staley Road
Champaign, IL
 
Aladdin Electric
(217) 344-5977
1201 E Oregon Street
Urbana, IL
Services
Electric Contractors Residential, Furnaces & Heating Equipment Wholesale & Manufacturers

Huffman Electric Inc
(217) 352-1415
410 South Chestnut Street
Champaign, IL
 
Bodine Electric of Champaign
(217) 352-3804
509 South Country Fair Drive Suite B
Champaign, IL
 
Bud Allens Electric Inc
(217) 359-2700
4400 West Springfield Avenue
Champaign, IL
 
Baker Electric Inc
(217) 355-2843
608 South Staley Road
Champaign, IL
 

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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