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0625 How Three Way Switches Work - Electrical Electricity - Lights Outlets Switches
 
0625 How Three Way Switches Work - Electrical Electricity - Lights Outlets Switches -

Image Text: (Simplified schematic) > light is on > 3-way switch > the wiring between the two switches is called the traveler and is usually 3-wire cable (plus ground) > 3-way switch > (hot) black > neutral > light is off > 3-way switch > 3-way switch > (hot) black > neutral > light is on > 3-way switch > 3-way switch > (hot) black > neutral

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