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Old 11-15-2012, 01:13 PM   #1
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Dimable LED switches

Having trouble finding a dimmable switch for my LED lit art lamp. Any suggestions? A Cooper 9530 doesn't work

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Old 11-15-2012, 01:20 PM   #2
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Does the lamp have a dimmable driver? If not, no dimmer will be compatible.

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Old 11-15-2012, 04:21 PM   #3
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Dimable LED switches

HD and Lowes both sell LED dimmers manufactured by Lutron and Leviton. I have used both with success.
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Old 11-16-2012, 04:56 AM   #4
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Dimable LED switches

Your LED light will contain some electronic circuitry
to regulate the power to the leds.
This circuit might not be designed to be dimmable,
in which case no dimmer will work !
You must have both - dimmable power supply
and correct type of dimmer !
If you are really keen you might be able to replace
the LED driver circuit with a dimmable type.
But it will effect your warranty if you have any !
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