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Install Blue LED Rocker Switches???

post #1 of 5
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Does any one know how to do these.. cause the ones I currently have 2 nodes on the back.. and these rocker switches that I have and want to put in have 3 nods... and i only have 2 cords going to the ones I currently have..
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post #2 of 5
Just use two, sometimes switches come with more than one connection. Just use say the right and Middle one, hopefully it will work as you want it or use the middle and left one. Get it so when you press on it doesnt turn off.
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Hmm alright thanks
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Get a multimeter set it to any resistance measure, and attach the leads to the nodes. Flip the switch, and reattach the leads to other nodes. U should get the idea what does what. If its a 3 node switch, chances are the the middle is or on of the outer nods is the in line, and the other 2 are channels that the rocker switches between. One maybe ground though....
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post #5 of 5
The one in the middle is ground.

Wire it like this:


| |-------
|------------

----------=wire
|=poles

It will have a constant ground while the side legs will alternate with the switch position.


EDIT:The bottom "|" is supposed to be in the middle,but it auto left aligns.
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