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Adding a Dimmer Switch for Existing Lights


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Selecting the Size and Type of Dimmer Switch for Existing Lights – The watt capacity or size of the dimmer switch should be greater than the total amount of connected watts from the light fixtures being controlled. Dimmer capacity typically starts at 600 watts.

Size and Type of Dimmer Switch for Existing Lights

I have 3 separate switches operating (on/off) 3 cans simultaneously, i.e., all on/all off.

This electrical question came from: Bob, a Handyman from Ocala, Fl

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Bob.

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