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Old 11-16-2012, 03:53 PM   #1
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Dimmer switch for 500 watt light fixture


I have a light fixture with 25 x 20 watt bulbs in it and I would like to put it on a dimmer.

I know that a 500 watt dimmer would do it but I am leaning towards putting in a 1000 watt dimmer.

Is this overkill?

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Dimmer switch for 500 watt light fixture


I'd install a 1000W dimmer. Depending on the installation you may be required to derate the dimmer's max wattage.

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