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Wiring up a 3 gang varilight remote dimmer

Postby papalazarou » Sun Apr 26, 2009 8:15 am

Hi all, I have just bought a Varilight 3 gang remote dimmer to put in my house and unsure how to wire it up. My current switch is just a single dimmer and there are 2 lots of 1mm twin and earth with 1 red wire going to the 'wavy line' is this the switch? and another 2 red wires going to L2. L1 has no wires in it and the 2 neutrals are just connected together and blanked off.

Now I have installed some spotlights and have another 2 1mm twin and earth running into the same box. I would like all 3 sets (main light that I have now and 2 sets of spots) to be independantly dimmable via the 3 gang dimmer so how do I go about this. The new dimmer has 3 boxes with the 'wavy line', slave, and live connections on each. Any help would be appreciated.

many thanks in advance.

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Postby kbrownie » Sun Apr 26, 2009 8:35 pm

Your wavy line is the common the Live should be treated as L1 and the slave be ignored for this configuration
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