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Two way switches

Postby Gilbo777 » Sat Dec 12, 2020 7:40 pm

Hi

I have two 1-gang 2-way light switches in the hall. I was expecting one of them to have two cables

They both have a single 4-core cable: red, blue, yellow, and earth. Is it likely that they are both connected to a junction box to the power and lighting cable? If so is this all ok?
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Postby Mr White » Sat Dec 12, 2020 7:48 pm

Probably. It could be connected at the light.
Why the concern?
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Postby Gilbo777 » Sat Dec 12, 2020 10:43 pm

Thanks

I want to swap new ones in, possibly chrome, but I’m always a little nervous when it’s wired differently to how is recommended in the books / sites I’ve checked

I’m probably just being over cautious, but I tend to be a bit ocd with the lecky
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