The dimmer is designed to send power and control signals to the electronic driver of the light.
Do you have to use a special dimmer switch for LED lights?
You won’t be able to dim the light completely or not very well with a standard dimmer switch, which is why it’s not a good idea to use an LED light. There is a special electronic dimmer switch that needs to be used to have a fully functioning and dimming light.
What happens if you don’t use an LED dimmer switch?
If the dimmer is fully on, the non-dimming bulb will work normally. The dimmer the bulb, the more likely it will be to cause damage to the bulb.
What does the dimmer switch do?
Dimmers are devices that lower the light’s intensity. The intensity of the light output can be lowered by changing the voltages applied to the lamp.
How do I choose an LED dimmer switch?
A dimmer with a wattage rating that exceeds the total wattage of all the light bulbs is the one you should choose. If you want to control a fixture with ten 75- watt bulbs, you need a dimmer with a rating of 750 watt or higher.
How do you know if your dimmer is LED compatible?
The minimum and maximum load range of the switch is the best way to find out if your dimmer is compatible with LEDs.