Do LEDs need a special dimmer?

Do LEDs need a special dimmer?

LED lights need their own special electronic dimmer switch to have a fully functioning and dimming light.

What is the correct dimmer for LED lights?

Generally speaking, you will be looking for either 600 watt max load or 1000 watt. When choosing dimmers for dimmable LEDs or CFLs, you should not load a dimmer higher than approximately 25% of the rated load for the dimmer.

Can recessed LED lights be dimmed?

Well, the answer depends: Yes, LED lights work on a dimmer when: You have “dimmable” LED light bulbs. You use an LED compatible dimmer.

Can any LED light fixture be dimmable?

LED fixtures, for instance, may work with standard dimmers, but some may need a specialized dimmer. Likewise, not all compact fluorescent (CFL) light fixtures can be dimmed. If you install dimmable CFL lights, you’ll still need to check your dimmer to make sure it works with these types of bulbs.

How do I stop my LED dimmer from buzzing?

Here are some steps you can take to reduce or eliminate the annoying sound:

  1. Change Light Bulbs: If the sound is coming from the light fixture itself, you might try a different type of bulb.
  2. Upgrade Dimmer Rating: If the sound is coming from the dimmer switch, you may be overloading the switch’s capacity.

Can a smart dimmer be used with futronix?

With smart lighting systems installed – such as the comprehensive range of Futronix dimmers – seamlessly controlled dimming of all lights in a room or house is simplicity itself. Scenes can be easily set and saved, then effortlessly recalled at the touch of a button or remote control handset.

How many channels does the futronix P400 dimmer have?

Perfect for your home cinema, living areas and den rooms! The Futronix P400 scene dimmers puts the convenience of total room lighting control at your fingertips with four channels of all-digital dimming and an additional 2 channels of 1-10v LED or fluorescent dimming.

Where can I buy futronix LED light bulbs?

Futronix is featured in prestigious hotels, conference centers and exhibition venues, cruise ships, shopping malls and cinemas, including the luxurious Burj al Arab in Dubai – the world’s ‘best hotel’, and the largest conference center and shopping complex in Asia, as well as luxury homes and condominiums.

Are there any dimmers that work with LED lamps?

Futronix dimmers are compatible with most quality, dimmable LED Lamps – Futronix have tested many well known brands and have produced a recommendation sheet based on that experience. The best lighting designers use LEDs especially for accent lighting, and blend their schemes with other lamp types such as tungsten and halogen.

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