How can I wire a 3way dimmer switch to one of the switch locations? I want to add a dimmer switch to one of the switch locations. I replaced one of the three way switches with a 3 way dimmer switch. I have a four way switch set up like your diagram shows and it works great. The dimmer switch now acts like a master switch.
Installing a three-way dimmer switch on an existing three-way switch circuit is not only a simple job, but it will add flexibility to your lighting design and improve the overall atmosphere of your living space. The primary thing that confuses most do-it-yourselfers is the fact that only one of the three-way switches needs to be replaced with the dimmer switch. Your first step is to think about which of the two switches you use the most. This is the one that you should replace with the dimmer. Follow these steps to replace an existing three-way switch with a three-way dimmer switch. Step 1 - Turn Off Power Turn off the power to the circuit.
You can put your lights on a dimmer switch in no time. With a few tools and your handy wiring diagram, you can add a custom lighting solution to any room in your house. Most dimmer switches are set on a 3-way switch. This means that the lights can be turned on and off from the dimmer switch as well as another light switch. Thes types of switches are common in hallways and staircases.
Hi this is Steve Mccurdy from Leviton Manufacturing. I am here to show you how to install dimmers. Now in this segment we're going to install a three-way dimmer in a bathroom application that has two entrances.