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#7374 - 02/01/02 04:08 PM Dimming and lighting contactor?
Sandro Offline

Registered: 12/30/01
Posts: 449
Loc: Stoney Creek, ON, Canada
I am working on a new installation. Total of 24 incandescent lights in one area. I have determined that 2 circuits can adequately feed these lights. The customer wants all 24 lights to operate from a single switch and they must be dimmable. Utilizing a lighting contactor solves the single pole switch, but how about dimming? Is there a two pole dimmer that I can use? Anybody else have any other ideas?

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#7375 - 02/01/02 05:43 PM Re: Dimming and lighting contactor?
Tom Offline

Registered: 01/01/01
Posts: 1069
Loc: Shinnston, WV USA
I'm not positive, but I think Lithonia ( ) makes a dimming "system" that would do the trick. Check into the RDM, Remote Dimmer Module. Never heard of a 2 pole dimmer.

Any chance of lowering the lmp wattage so all this can be handled by a single 2000 watt dimmer?

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#7376 - 02/01/02 06:30 PM Re: Dimming and lighting contactor?
Electricmanscott Offline

Registered: 01/12/02
Posts: 1478
Loc: Holden, MA USA
Lutron has a high power dimming module that would do the trick. Check out or call their tech support 24/7 1-800-523-9466


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