3-Way Switch (Light Between Switches)

Below I've shown two variations of wiring a light between 3-way switches.  Option #1 is for power into the first switch, then wire to the light, and lastly wired from the light to the other switch.  Option #2 is for power into the first switch but then wires run separately from the first switch to the light and from the first switch to the second switch.

3-way switch diagram (light between switches)           

3-Way Switch Diagram (Light between switches #1) - (pdf, 92kb)

3-way-switch-diagram (light between switches #2)           

3-Way Switch Diagram (Light between switches #2) - (pdf, 68kb)

 

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