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Sep 11, 2013, 10:22 PM
jimbo4dog
3 to 4 light switch
is it possible for a set of recessed light that can be turned on or off by 3 or for switches located in different parts of the room( turn off lights from any of these switches or turn them on) if so how would they be wired??
Sep 11, 2013, 10:44 PM
Re-mdlr
You've heard of 3 way switches?? They're for turning on/off lights at two locations. And they make 4 way switches for turning on/off lights at 3 locations. Also, you can check Lutron brand "Maestro" switches for that also. They will probably have wiring diagrams with them. Google them and google 4 way switches and you'll get some pics, diagrams, and help.

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Sep 12, 2013, 03:32 PM
Sparky617
http://wilderness.hubpages.com...-with-wiring-diagram

Can light or wall light makes no difference. A pair of 3 way switches and an unlimited number of 4 way switches in between and you can control the lights at 3, 4, 5... places.


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