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I have a mains wall light which has ten 10 watt halogen bulbs on it, and it says on the back its 0-105W.
Is it possible to connect a dimmer switch to this light without having to include a transformer.
If i can what sort of dimmer switch would you recommend?

Many thanks
Bren

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Bren:
If it has an inline transformer, you'll hear buzzing when you try to
dim it, and it won't be a smooth dim. I don't recommend it because
you'll burn out the transformer. The new halogens don't have the big
inline transformers and you can dim these directly.

good luck, tim1198

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Ive never had a problem with regular dimmers sold even on transformers.

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On Sun, 14 May 2006 16:21:19 +0100, brendonavoo69
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Hi
I have a mains wall light which has ten 10 watt halogen bulbs on it,
and it says on the back its 0-105W.
Is it possible to connect a dimmer switch to this light without having
to include a transformer.
If i can what sort of dimmer switch would you recommend?

Many thanks
Bren



Not much of a good answer, but I would suggest that you check with the
makers of the lighting system.

later,

tom @ www.NoCostAds.com

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