3 Pole Light Switch Wiring Diagram. Sometimes called a crossover switch for obvious reasons. Switched Outlet Wiring Diagram.
It has two brass terminals one for the hot wire from the power source and one for the hot wire to the fixture. Two of these take traveler wires that go from one switch to the other. If you are describing this switch to an electrician or electrical supplier you should refer to it as a 1 gang intermediate light switch.
Want to turn a lamp on with a light switch.
UK so this Fig 2 is what we call an intermediate switch so called because it is used in between two x 2 way switches to achieve 3 way switching clarified below under multiway switching. Red and blue wires link traveler terminals of both switches. A 3-way switch is larger than a single pole switch and has three screw terminals for wiring connections plus a ground. Sometimes it is handy to have an outlet controlled by a switch.