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    intermediate switching

    planning on having some two way switching put in but controlled from four places so will need to have intermediate switches I'm planning on controlling six rooms from different places inside a house so can turn downstairs room lights on from upstairs so not only two way switches but intermediate...
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    Domestic Intermediate Light Switch Wiring - L1, L2, L3, L4 vs. L1, L1, L2, L2

    Hi all, New to the forum. Been around a little while viewing and can usually find the answers I need, but not on this occasion. Currently have an intermediate switch on the top of the landing and after decorating have purchased a new switch, though the terminals are labelled different. Could...
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    Help with installing 3 way switch to control lights on three separate floors

    First and foremost I would like to introduce myself. My name is Faysal and I reside in East London. By profession I am a Operation Manager within the NHS but have a patient to do home electrical DIY project. I picked up basic electrical skills from a young age, tagging along my uncle who was a...
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    Three Way with Intermediate and Three Wire

    Hi, I'm new here, and really hope for advice... Could anyone kindly put me in right direction. How do I go about connecting the second switch on landing, or what have I done wrong so far (attached image)? Whatever is connected now works a treat. Thanks for your time :)
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    Intermediate advice!

    Need a bit of help please. Wired a 2 way from upstairs to downstairs then customer wanted a 2 way to side of the bed, obviously didn't think it through enough! At the minute i've got mains and switch wire at top of stairs for downlighters and a three core going downstairs and one going to the...
  6. the pict

    2 way & intermediate pir is there such a beast

    Usual thing, long hotel hall lights left on all day and night so control solution needed, is there products I can swap over from standard 2 way and inter switching, ceiling mounted preferred, I have had a trawl but cant see any at does not require a load of farkling around P
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    Intermediate switch first in 3 way?

    So.. we've dropped a clanger. 3 way switching for large Hallway. Switch wire drops to 1 gang switch(2way), then 3-core to 4-gang switch, then 3-core to 1-gang(2way). This means our 2nd switch isn't an intermediate - but a 2-way. (Not aware of anyone who makes a 4-gang switch with an...
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    Intermediate switch wiring

    Hi. I am trying to replace a 2 gang intermediate light switch. The switch I have currently has the following connections. Top: L1 and L1 on the left, Common on the right. Bottom: L2 and L2 on the left, L1 and L2 on the right. My new switch has the following. Top: L1 and L1 on the left with the...
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    Intermediate circuit problem

    Hi. I have looked on the forum for a solution to my problem, but can't find anything. Apologies if it has been raised before. I have a circuit with 2 two switches and 1 intermediate., which supplies 4 lamps with LED bulbs. I did the installation myself when building the house and my...
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    Newbie needing advice

    Hi all, I have just moved into a house and changed a socket to a new one with USB slots so now I'm quite proud of myself. There is a light switch (2 gang 2 way - I think) one Light switch controls upstairs hall and the other switch controls downstairs hall - upstairs and downstairs are both...
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    Am2 mondaymonday

    Evening all!! Am2 monday, only issue i now have is the lighting (two way + intermediate) with carrying the neutral throughout the switchs then upto the light from the last switch...?? Feed to switch .. live into common blocking the neutral.. 3 core and earth from first switch to intermediate...
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    2way switiching- into intermediate

    Evening Evening! currently have a situation where I have: switch on loft landing (2way) switch on 1st floor landing (2way) which turn some down lights on/off on 1st floor -SL from the lights is at switch on 1st floor........and 3core from here to loft lanidng now customer ALSO wants a 3rd...
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    Electrical switch help

    Hi, I have just bought a number of electrical switches for my hall way. All seem straightforward to change over apart from one. It is a single switch in a hallway there are two other switches that control the same lights but their wiring seems straightforward. The switch I want to replace has 4...
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    Intermediate wiring with Trendi Switch

    The Mrs has picked Trendi Switch as her choice for all our sockets and switches throughout the house. Everything OK on most parts except for when it comes to 3 way lighting circuits. Opened up one of there intermediate switches and it didn't look right, also there was no technical information in...
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    Multi-Gang Intermediate Switches

    I need to convert a landing light so that it can be switched from four locations (from the current two), so I'll need some intermediate switches. However, the new locations already have switches for other lights so that means that multi-gang switches will ideally be needed. I will definitely...
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    3 way lighting circuit question

    I'm trying to sort out some 3 way lighting in a newish build property. The intermediate switch was broken which I replaced. The lights didn't work properly. I noticed the common cable was linked to the neutrals in the box so I endeavoured to rewire everything as someone had obviously had a go...
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    Domestic Light switch change advice

    Hi, I'm currently updating some light switches, I all one gang switches, two of which are two way, and the third is a one way switch. i have purchased some one gang intermediate switches, am I ok using these? As they are different to the switches I have at present..... The ones I have now have...
  18. happyhippydad

    What was the fault??

    I have been fault finding today. The problem was fairly common. 3 switches (on different landings) switching one light, so 2 2way switches and an intermediate. The problem was that sometimes each of the switches worked and sometimes they didn't, so sometimes you have to go back upstairs and...
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    3 Way Switching

    Is there anyway to install 3 way switching with out an intermediate switch? I personally think it is required but if anyone knows different let me know. Thanks Matt
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    Using 3x 2way instead of intermediate switch

    I could do with keeping the range of switches the same.. Screwless flat plate toggle switch but can't find a 2gang intermediate toggle. An ebay seller (291055653971) has a diagram configured with 2way only but I cant see how! Alternatively if anyone knows a range that has a 2g intermediate in...
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