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3 way switch is a multiway switching or interconnection of two or more electrical switches to control an electrical load from more than one location. Electrically, a typical “3-way” switch is a single pole, double throw (SPDT) switch. By correctly connecting two of these switches together, toggling either switch changes the state of the load from off to on, or vice versa. The switches may be arranged so that they are in the same orientation for off, and contrasting orientations for on. Th following three way switch diagrams below will show you more variations.
Three way switches have become very popular because it adds convenience and ease to lighting in large rooms, hallways and staircases. At a glance, 3-way switches look the same as the common single pole switch, but instead of having only two screws on which to make your connections, they have two connections on one side, and one on the other.
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