Learn more about the 4 way switch wiring using these 4 way switch diagrams in best quality! In these printable wiring diagrams, you’ll get some examples of 4 way switch diagrams. Let’s start with the first example of the wiring connection, 4 way switch below.
4-way switch diagrams are purposed to illustrate the 4 way switch wiring which is used control lights with three or more switches. A 3-way switch is used on each end with one or more 4-way switches in between the two 3-way switches. The 4-way is used when you want to control the light or lights from two or more locations. 4-way switches are a convenient way to operate lighting fixtures from three or more locations.
The electrical wiring adds additional wiring to the same principles of 3-way switching. If more than three switches are needed, simply place more 4-way switches between the three way switches. That is to say that any time you find a 4 way switch there will also be two 3 way switches controlling the same light fixture. 4 way switches are only used when there are 3 or more light switches controlling one light fixture.
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