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Old 10-25-2005, 03:22 PM   #1
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Reducing the heat.


Can you tell me if I can a hair drier into a outlet controlled by a dimmer to reduce the heat flow, safely? :confused:

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Old 10-25-2005, 04:17 PM   #2
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I vote no. Instructions on a light dimmer would probably say the same. I don't think a motor control reostat would work either. Hopefully some more experienced guys will be along here soon. HS.

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Old 10-25-2005, 09:14 PM   #3
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The answer is no. As stated by hammerslammer. Using a dimmer on an outlet is against code. If you want less heat, buy a less powerful hairdryer!
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