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« on: January 11, 2008, 11:15:36 PM »

Can lamps be used on the appliance modules?

Can lamps with the energy bulbs be used on lamp & appliance modules?


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Re: Modules
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2008, 11:32:44 PM »

Remote control is cool,

but automation rules!

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Re: Modules
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2008, 06:26:42 AM »

Not all the time.
CFL type bulbs; unless sold as dimmable; should not be used with a Lamp Module. Dimmables; vary by brand; on things like smoothness of dim.

Appliance Modules should run any type bulb; but the Local Control Circuit in them; make some flicker and turn back on. There are workarounds for this.

Two wire wall switches that steal power through the load will not work with a CFL; dimmable or not. Three wire ones with a neural connection manytimes work fine.

LED types in my tests stay on at about half brightness when off.
« Last Edit: January 12, 2008, 06:29:40 AM by Brian H »
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