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Old 04-14-2011, 04:51 PM   #1
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Grabbing power from a 3-way switch?


Hey gang-

I've grabbed power before to feed new wall and ceiling boxes. My latest project is to install a small light sconce in a closet. The only nearby source is a 3-way light switch which is the downstream, or 2nd switch in the circuit.

I'm afraid I already know the answer, but is it not possible to grab power in this situation?

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Grabbing power from a 3-way switch?


Only if you want the new light to go on/off with the old.

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If the box only has three wires then you can't do it.
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