1 way to 2 way & 2 way to 1 way switching

Discussion in 'Electricians' Talk' started by BettyC.Mattingly12, Jul 14, 2018.

  1. BettyC.Mattingly12

    BettyC.Mattingly12 New Member

    I have a light operating off 2 switches whcih I need to operate off 1 of the switches and a light operating off 1 switch which needs to be operated off 2 switches, can anyone help me with how to convert these light switches, I am unsure which wires to take out and which wires to add
  2. retiredsparks

    retiredsparks Well-Known Member

    It would appear that you are well out of your depth and should not be doing this.
    Electricity can and will will kill you and/or cause fires
    Call in a qualified electrician.
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  3. unphased

    unphased Screwfix Select

    Sorry OP doesn't make sense.
  4. seneca

    seneca Screwfix Select

    From what I can understand the first one is easy, just remove the unwanted switch, connect 2 of the wires together in a block and keep the third one insulated and then fit a blanking plate in place of the switch. The second one is more complicated as you will need to run a 3 core and earth cable between the two switches.

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