How do you wire up a 2 way light switch?
2:557:05Two Way Switching Explained - How to wire 2 way light switch - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipThen we run a black wire from terminal l2 or switch 1 to terminal l1 of switch 2.MoreThen we run a black wire from terminal l2 or switch 1 to terminal l1 of switch 2.
What is the common wire on a 2 way switch?
The input terminal is called Common. The output terminals are called Normally-Open and Normally-Closed. – Turning a light on and off from 2 different locations requires a 2-way switching circuit.
Where does the hot wire go on a 2 way switch?
The black (hot) wire goes to the brass screw or into the hole in the back of the device on the same side as the brass screw. This wire is sometimes red. The green or bare copper (ground) wire, if the device has one, attaches to the green screw terminal on the switch or to the electrical box.