dimmer switch


Postby 240volt » Fri Sep 28, 2007 12:38 am

i have just put up a 4 light square dimmer spotlight 4x50w GU10 halogen bulbs 240 low voltage. can i u use any dimmer switch.if not what do you reccomend. thank's!
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Postby sparx » Sat Sep 29, 2007 9:13 pm

Hi if as you say they are LV lamps then the transformer will be rated @ around 200va(watts) so you need a dimmer rated for more than that ie 250W and it must be suitable type for LV use as although trans former is mains powered they are not suitable for normal dimmer switches, regards SPARX
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Postby 240volt » Mon Oct 01, 2007 7:11 pm

thank's sparx, but the LV i have got don't need a transformer.they are wired into exsisting circuit.
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