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3 Way Switch Circuits
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3 way switch circuits are use to control one or more lighting fixtures from 2 different locations. Common uses include switching a staircase light fixture from both the top and bottom of a staircase, really helpful when walking to a different floor at night. Another use could be on different ends or sides of a large room or a long hallway.
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For those that live where the new 2011 NEC code is in effect, please read
If this applies to you, the switch wiring options that is in compliance with this new rule will be indicated bellow as '2011 NEC compliant'
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