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Old 12-16-2008, 06:07 PM   #1
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low voltage??


I bought a house and I was told that a couple of the swithces were low voltage that control some lights. what does this mean and can I switch to normal swithces? I will be glad to give more info if needed and I can answer it.
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Old 12-16-2008, 07:18 PM   #2
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A low voltage system uses a transformer to step down the input voltage to a lower voltage(usually 12V) to the lamps. It depends how your system is wired and what you what to do. Can you post some pics.

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Old 12-16-2008, 07:53 PM   #3
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There is also a system that uses low-voltage switches to control relays that control 120V lighting. You might find this type of system in an older house.
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Old 12-16-2008, 09:50 PM   #4
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how can I tell if it is a low voltage switch, or if low voltage is going to the switch.
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