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replacing a light switch

Postby bizzle » Sat Feb 05, 2011 1:41 am

any help will be very much appreciated....

im redecorating my extension and want to add more light (we currently have 1 fan/light) which is very dull.....

i would like to add 2 more lighting circuits and be able to switch each circuit individually from one point in the room....

can i get a 3way lighing switch and basically "loop" the incoming feed to each switch so i can have independent control for each circuit?

if no... then what is the best wasy of doing this????

many thanks

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Postby ericmark » Sat Feb 05, 2011 4:32 pm

Yes from lamp "Loop" you daisy chain to next lamp "Loop" and so on then switch cable from each lamp to each switch.

Note:- Normally no neutrals at switch so loop from lamp to lamp. However sometimes loop is taken switch to switch specially when using extra low voltage lamps so check first.
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