GU10 type bulb dimmer

Discussion in 'Electrical Forum discussion & Blog' started by ddagsyn, Sep 27, 2007.

  1. ddagsyn

    ddagsyn New Member

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    Can the GU10 type light bulb be used with a dimmer
    Thanks
  2. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

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  3. The other thing about the GU-10 bulb type that come in line voltage and low voltage but here a catch i am sure most will know this but i will remind again with low votlage system make sure you have the right low voltage dimmer they come in magantic and electronic verison.

    just a head up with this.

    Merci, Marc
  4. ddagsyn

    ddagsyn New Member

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    thank you guys. One more question if the light I need to dim is on a 3 way switch which end can I connect a dimmer to?

    Thanks
  5. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    dimmer

    Either end will dim the bulb, put it where it will be most convenient to use it.
  6. Spaceman Spiff

    Spaceman Spiff Architect

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    They do make three-way dimmers.

    And, given the right budget and equipment, almost any lamp can be dimmed. This includes arc lamps and flourescent lamps. Flourescent lamp dimmers can now get down to 10%. It's pretty cool to see a 4' tube just barely glowing...
  7. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

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    In a 3-way, be sure to get a dimmer designed as a 3 way. Otherwise, one the other switch wil just give you on/off/.
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