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Help With Wiring a new Dimmer Light Switch in

Postby kornfreak » Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:17 pm


Im after some advice in wiring in a new dimmer switch.. Its a new added socket so cannot just replace like for like. I have 2 power cables in the socket. 1 cable going out to the led driver and 1 cable coming in for the power.

Each cables has 1 blue, 1 red and 1 earth.

can i have some advice on which cables go where on the dimmer switch please.

dimmer has l1,l2 and common.

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Postby ericmark » Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:58 pm

Either cables are blue and brown or black and red, I will assume blue and brown, the blues do not connect to switch but to a junction block.

The permanent line brown to com, the other to either L1 or L2 it does not matter which swapping L1 and L2 will mean switch works other way as to on/off but will still work.

So you will have an empty unused terminal.
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