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Dead End 3-way/4-way #2983
07/31/01 10:26 PM
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Can anyone note me an easy way to make-up a dead end three way and four way, or suggest a book that speaks laymans english.

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Re: Dead End 3-way/4-way #2984
08/01/01 12:14 AM
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Do you mean a 3-way and 4-way switch set up as a switch loop (no neutral carry-through)?


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Re: Dead End 3-way/4-way #2985
08/01/01 05:33 AM
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http://www.wfu.edu/~matthews/courses/p230/switches.html#

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Re: Dead End 3-way/4-way #2986
08/01/01 06:52 AM
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Sparky,
Did you notice the fixture connections on the bottom drawing of the 4-ways?

Re: Dead End 3-way/4-way #2987
08/01/01 10:11 PM
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Quote
Originally posted by Redsy:
Sparky,
Did you notice the fixture connections on the bottom drawing of the 4-ways?

No I didn't notice the fixture connections on the bottom drawing.

Also, I'm speaking on sending the switch-leg on the Neutral. Actually, I got the information today, but thanks for your knowledge.

Re: Dead End 3-way/4-way #2988
08/03/01 05:35 AM
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Redsy,
what about em' ??

Re: Dead End 3-way/4-way #2989
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Redsy,
what about em' ??

Isn't the white taped wire going to the fixture is a violation of 200-7(c)(1)?
I would have made a transition at the light outlet to make the travelers white&red, thereby allowing black to connect to the fixture.

Re: Dead End 3-way/4-way #2990
08/03/01 09:27 AM
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Its actually 200-7c2, but you're abolutely right Redsy! I see this violation more on these internet drawings than I see it done correctly. This code requirement is ancient!

Matt

[This message has been edited by Matt M (edited 08-03-2001).]

Re: Dead End 3-way/4-way #2991
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200-7(c)(2) it is.
Sorry!

Re: Dead End 3-way/4-way #2992
08/03/01 03:59 PM
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Redsy;
you got a sharp eye there!
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