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dimming cable lights #48292
02/08/05 01:18 PM
02/08/05 01:18 PM
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velect  Offline OP
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st joseph mi usa
Is there a dimmer that would control a combination of 2 incandescent recessed cans and a set of cable lights with a magnetic transformer

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Re: dimming cable lights #48293
02/08/05 03:58 PM
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mhulbert  Offline
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Anaheim, CA USA
A magnetic LV dimmer will do the job. They are OK for Magnetic LV and standard Incandescent. If I remember right, they block DC current that would otherwise heat up the magnetic transformer primary.

Lutron should have what you are looking for.

Re: dimming cable lights #48294
02/10/05 12:33 PM
02/10/05 12:33 PM
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velect  Offline OP
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st joseph mi usa
Don't the low voltage dimmers from Lutron require a neutral. There is no neutral at either three way location

Re: dimming cable lights #48295
02/10/05 03:00 PM
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Holden, MA USA
Neutral is required for "Electronic" lv dimmers not magnetic


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