Wiring a dimmer switch with 4 connections


Postby johnpw22 » Sat Jan 09, 2010 5:50 pm

My daughters bedroom dimmer just broke, so I hunted my workshop and found a replacement - but its connections are labelled 1, 2, 3, and 4 only. The original just had two wires and earth... live and neutral - easy, so which connections do I use to avoid blowing it up. It is switched and fused...? Thanks!
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Postby chriscba » Sat Jan 09, 2010 10:16 pm

You have got an intermediate switch, but you can still use it, use 1&3,
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Postby johnpw22 » Thu Jan 14, 2010 7:41 pm

Thanks for that - just checking - is 1 live and 3 neutral, or doesn't it matter?
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