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Wiring a 3-way switch with neutrals in both boxes

Posted by mark_anderson_us (My Page) on
Mon, Dec 6, 10 at 9:59

Hi All

I'm re-wiring my house and want to have a neutral in each light switch box (I seem to recall it being a 2011 code requirement too). The main reason is that I'm installing z-wave scene controllers that require neutrals.

I'm having problems figuring out how to wire the 3-ways so that the neutral is present in both. Would I just simply run a separate neutral from the master to the slave?



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RE: Wiring a 3-way switch with neutrals in both boxes

Wire it as if you were using standard switches... power in to one box, carry the neutral via the /3 conductor to the second box, switched power to lights in the second box.

RE: Wiring a 3-way switch with neutrals in both boxes

Thanks a lot Normel!

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