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Old 01-26-2009, 04:57 PM   #1
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I'm installing six three-way switches (two for each light fixture). I need to get dimmable switches (to make DH happy) and I want to buy high quality. I've been trying to find some info comparing manufacturers etc. and I would appreciate anyone's thoughts.

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Seriously, no one has a preference? Anyone?

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Lutron.
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Anything with the name Lutron on it will be what you are looking for.
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Thanks, Lutron it is. Does anyone know if the Lutron the carry at the Blowe's is different than I would get at an electrical supply store?

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For the Nord America side .,,

Lutron seems the best what I know of and they have pretty good slew of slections to boot.


For European side.

Either Lutron or Legand { Pass and Seymour }

However I am not sure if the big bleu may have it other wise big orange may have it on stock.

If both don't have it then electrical supply centre will be the best bet due pretty good common items useally be in stock or order { useally get them pretty fast }

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Thanks, Lutron it is. Does anyone know if the Lutron the carry at the Blowe's is different than I would get at an electrical supply store?

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Possible. Look at the model numbers.
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