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Author Topic: WS12A Decora Dimmers buzzing  (Read 14205 times)

VrT

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WS12A Decora Dimmers buzzing
« on: October 11, 2006, 01:14:48 AM »

Hello all.  I have recently purchased the USB module and a number of extra WS12A dimmers.  I have started my install in my theater but my wife can hear buzzing coming from the dimmer.  Is this buzzing during operation common? If so I may have to return the system because all the lighting controls are beside her ear during movie viewing.  :-[

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Re: WS12A Decora Dimmers buzzing
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2006, 02:33:43 AM »

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Brian H

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Re: WS12A Decora Dimmers buzzing
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2006, 06:52:22 AM »

Are the lights in question standard incandescent types? If they are a low voltage or fluorescent type. The dimming WS12A should not be used with those type lights; unless the manufacturer says it is a dimmable light. Many switches buzz to some point. In many it is the coil in the circuit. Some more than others. depends on how the coil is wound.
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Re: WS12A Decora Dimmers buzzing
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2006, 11:52:00 AM »

Is this buzzing during operation common?
Cheers, VrT

Yes
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