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Old 08-23-2011, 08:34 PM   #1
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3-way and single pole switches


how do i get power from a 3-way switch to a single pole switch

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You would need to determine if there is a constant hot at that 3 way. If so you would add two pigtails to the constant hot. One will provide power to each switch.

You also need a neutral in the switch box.

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