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Old 02-12-06, 11:57 PM
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question about dimmer switches

I am looking to get one for some recessed lighting in my home theather room, does anyone know what they call the kind that slowly comes up to the "preset" level and slow dims down to off when you flip the switch? I've seen them before....


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Pre-set Slide Dimmer?
Old 02-13-06, 12:19 AM
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If thats what they're called how much do they usually cost?
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Just go to Home Depot or Lowe's. You'll find plenty and I believe our dimmers were $25-50 for the most part.
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Thanks guys.....I'm gonna check them out at Lowes tomorrow....I just didn't know what they called them. I know they sell the ones you can leave the slide on a certain level that just immediately come to that level when switched on, but I want the gradual fade.....I'll check it out.
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I was guessing what it called (okay, I looked it up), however, it's good idea to ask Lowes employee what it called.
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You may want to look at Lutron's product line.

http://www.lutron.com/
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I got a few at HD for my home theater for $50 each. They can be controlled by your remote.
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Yup, I went to Lowes they have the Lutron Maestro MIR w/remote, which is what I want. I want almond color so I might have to order online (they only had white).....But its gonna be money when I sit on my couch and bring the house lights up and down before and after a movie!
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If it's not Lutron, it's crap (even though I turned down their job offer, which I guess would make me crap).

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