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4-Way Switch Installation Appleton WI

4- way switches are used when you want to control lights from two or more locations. See below to learn more and to gain access to electricians in Appleton, WI who give access to 4-way switch installation and 4-way switch wiring, as well as advice and content on handling three or more switches and opening and closing circuits.

Grover Electric
(920) 215-1960
1650 Oakwood Road
Oshkosh, WI
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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Lewins Electric Llc
(920) 540-2561
1111 South Madison Street
Appleton, WI
Steffens Electric Inc
(920) 739-6569
4902 North Lynndale Drive
Appleton, WI
Behling AL Electric
(920) 788-3453
N404 Marion Avenue
Appleton, WI
Stumpf Electric Inc
(920) 968-0285
2727 East Broadway Drive
Appleton, WI
Morris Electric Inc
(920) 734-9078
2512 Carleton Avenue
Appleton, WI
Precision Electric Inc
(920) 757-1633
3355 North McCarthy Road
Appleton, WI
Twins Electric Inc
(920) 739-9312
N9637 Patti Ct
Appleton, WI
Kampo P & J Electric Inc
(920) 730-8556
50 Pheasant Court
Appleton, WI
Steinmetz CO
(920) 734-9699
2224 West Pershing Street
Appleton, WI

Wiring a 4-Way Switch | Electrical Online

Summary: The 4-way circuit is used when you want to control the light or lights from two or more locations. This article outlines the steps to wiring a typical 4-way switch.

4-Way Switching Circuits

If you understand the logic behind the 3-way circuit, the 4-way will not seem that difficult.

When Do You Need a 4-Way Switch?

The 4-way is used when you want to control the light or lights from two or more locations.

4-Way Switch – NOT To Be Confused With a 2-Pole Switch!

A 4-way switch has four terminals (do not confuse with and purchase a 2-pole switch by mistake).

The 4-way terminals are labeled “In” and “Out” (two of each). The mechanics of this switch are simple, in that they either switch the travellers straight through, or criss-cross them.

To add more than three locations for one set of lights, you would just insert more 4-way switches in between the two 3-ways. The following diagram illustrates the easiest way to connect a 4-way circuit.

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