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Old 01-29-2012, 08:04 PM   #1
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I have searched prettry extensively to find an answer and pardon me if I asking a stupid question

My family room has a fan with lights on a dimmer from location A. The lights on the fan are also controlled by switches in two other locations. Location B and C.

The dimmer in location A is not asthetically pleasing so we want to replace it. I only need to have one dimmer and the other two can be switches. From every electrical book/website I have looked at it leads me to beleive that if I can control those lights in 3 differnet areas I would need a 4 way dimmer. I have gone to Home Depot and Lowes and they do not carry 4 way dimmers. I have also gone online and I can't find a 4 way dimmer. Do I actaully need a 4 way dimmer? Am I looking for something that doesn't exist?

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Unless you get a specialty dimmer, you will only find 3 way dimmers in the big box stores.

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