Hi all, this is the old wiring, i realized the electrician did a shoddy job as all the wires are red. I have tried and I know that switching the top 2 wires affects which switch button turns on the lights. (i.e. the left switch button -> room, right witch button -> hallway, if i switch the top 2 wires, left switch button -> hallway, right switch button-> room)
I have no idea why the electrician connected the bottom 2 holes.
I want to change this old switch to this new switch.. would really appreciate some help on how to wire it..
Mr White wrote:The wiring diagram for your new switch shows a neutral is required. You do not have a neutral at your old switch (There is no need for one) Using this fact, your new switch is not compatible.
Using a "normal" 2 gang (2 way) switch would work, since it requires no neutral. I can only guess your new switch is either a "smart switch" or has a "light" of some description.
yes it is an IR controlled switch. any way to make it work?
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