Pilot light switches are lit when the circuit is on, and illuminated
switches are lit when the circuit is off. They make 3 way pilot light
switches, but you'd need to check how the circuit is wired to determine if
one will work in the desired location. Here is a link to one type of pilot
light 3 way:
Sure enough. At the very end of a long list of features it says
"Grounding terminal is standard." but it doesnt' say a ground is
required for the light to go on. And it doesn't say you don't need
one either. And it doesn't say antyying about how the circuit must be
wired. I woudln't know whether to buy this one or not. OTOH, it says
flat out "Lighted when switch is ON." Would they say that if it
depended on the circuit? I hope not.
steel with integral ground. "
The ground is required for the pilot to work.
Wire it as a standard 3 way and you should be fine - I was not aware
Pass & Seymour was marketing them - not a common hardware
store/big-box item - and not even on the shelf at our local electrical
Based on my experince installing light 3 ways at the bottom & top of
Both are lit when the controlled light is off
both are unlit when the controlled light is on
These were just regular old lighted 3-ways from Home Depot (Leviton
Available in lots of place; prices range from $10 to $20
I would suggested just getting one and install it in the location
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