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Old 07-22-2013, 07:16 PM   #1
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Adding Outlet Off Three-Way Switch

Hi there, running into problems with my current project. I'm wondering if I can add my new outlet wire to this existing three way switch. Please find photos attached.



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Old 07-22-2013, 11:34 PM   #2
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There are some issue tu will see it.,

First of all which side of three way circuit are you doing ? on supply side or load side but I feel that you are on load side.

Then genrally it much easier to just run a new cable to the load centre instead of mess around with switch box due some case you will not able use the recpectale.

I can tell this is a Canadian verison so the games can change a little.

( Note I did note your screen name is in French so if you want me to reply in French I can do that.)



The answer will be based on NEC ( National Electrical code ) or CEC ( Cananda Electrical code ) or ECF ( Electrique Code France )
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Old 07-23-2013, 10:21 AM   #3
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It looks like you have a switch loop.
What I see is power coming in on the white and being fed to the second switch on the black. Travellers coming back as red and white. Then switched power going back to the light on the black.
There is no neutral wire to be used for the receptacle. Find another source of power for the receptacle.
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