2 way 2 gang wiring

17 Dec 2006
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United Kingdom
I need to change the light switch in my hall for a new one. the old switch is wired as follows
Top of switch
A Red/Black tape... looped to bottom B
B red /Red tape
Two way (B) Black /red tape

bottom of switch
A Black
A not connected
B looped to top A

New switch is as follows
L1 L1
Com com
L2 / 2way L2/2way
How do i wire new switch to work the same as old switch
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pictures of what .. the new switch or old.

old swith has 3 connections at top and 3 at bottom covered with a plate
new switch has 2 seperate banks of 3 connectors
How do i send a piccy
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Picture of the existing wiring will be fine,
To upload an image;
Go to a hosting site such as imageshack: http://imageshack.us/
Click browse and locate the image. Ensure resize image is ticked and select 640 x 480 (for message boards). Click host it.
After the image has uploaded imageshack displays a list of links to the image. Highlight the text in the line at the bottom of the screen "direct link to image" and copy the text (press CTRL C to copy).
On your post type
and insert the text from imageshack inbetween the two (press CTRL V to paste), so it reads something like:

When you submit your post the image should now appear.
(mods, please can you put this in the forum info section as it is locked, cheers).

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