3 Way Switch Wiring A Switched Receptacle And Light. Instead of running a separate pigtail from the hot wire to each switch just leave the hot wire extra long. To connect the switches simply score the wire with your wire stripper and push the insulation to expose about 3 4 in.
Three-wire cable runs from the switch to the outlet providing two hot wires to that location. Add an electrical box for the second 3 way switch in the basement. The two hot wires of three-wire cable connect to a pair of brass-colored traveler terminals on each switch.
Another type is the four-way switch which is used in conjunction with two three-way switches to control lighting from more than two locations.
Step by step instructions on how to wire a switched outlet. Jan 24 18 0209 PM. Run the power to the lights and switches through the hot receptacle. 3 Way Switch Wiring with Light First.