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Old 04-14-2015, 07:25 AM   #1
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Awning LED Light

It seems the LED light under the awning throws out some serious light. Has anyone installed a dimmer switch on it? Also, how bad was the light for bugs?

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Old 04-14-2015, 07:43 AM   #2
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"Supposedly" the LED lights so not attract the bugs.
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Old 04-14-2015, 07:56 AM   #3
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Can they even be dimmed?
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"Supposedly" the LED lights so not attract the bugs.
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I hope you are right...
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Can they even be dimmed?
Glen,
It seems there are plenty of LED dimmer switches out there. Just not sure if there is a "model" that will fit the rocker switch.

Amazon.com: led dimmer switch
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you will not be able to use that type of dimmer. You need a 12V dimmer to replace the switch. I installed a remote control dimmer on my interior lights (all led). You need to try and figure out how much current your lights take, some of the smaller dimmers can only handle a couple amps.
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I was just outside playing with mine last night Steve and yes they are indeed bright! I hadn't considered a dimmer. Guess I have another project to research...
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you will not be able to use that type of dimmer. You need a 12V dimmer to replace the switch. I installed a remote control dimmer on my interior lights (all led). You need to try and figure out how much current your lights take, some of the smaller dimmers can only handle a couple amps.
Happy Vibe,
Agree with your comments that you need the right switch. Sounds like there are options out there for this modification. Thank you for your suggestions...
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I was just outside playing with mine last night Steve and yes they are indeed bright! I hadn't considered a dimmer. Guess I have another project to research...
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Old 04-14-2015, 09:06 AM   #10
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quick search i found these 2.

http://www.amazon.com/lederTEK-Wirel.../dp/B00EU71FEY

Lighting EVER RF Dimmer of LED Strips, LED Ribbon, LED Lights, Wireless Control - Wall Dimmer Switches - Amazon.com
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