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Old 04-24-2021, 01:54 PM   #1
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Swapping dimmer knob for switch

I have a dimmer that is a knob. Turn to click on, then turn the knob until the lights are bright. I want to replace it with a toggle switch with a slider for dimming. Should this be an issue?
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Old 04-24-2021, 03:18 PM   #2
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A switch is easy to install, but you can have both if you want; a dimmer and a switch that bypasses the dimmer. Just wire the new switch across the dimmer wires.

I have just the opposite, a light with a switch, but sometimes it's too bright. But rather than adding a dimmer, I'll just add one of these dimmable LED bar lights:

https://www.amazon.com/Gold-Stars-F3.../dp/B00EZX23S0

https://www.amazon.com/Dream-Lightin.../dp/B00WBD205W
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Old 04-24-2021, 03:46 PM   #3
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Just make sure it is specifically for 12/24 volts DC and not a standard 110/120 volts AC dimmer:
https://www.superbrightleds.com/more...box/1181/2785/

You'll also need to make sure you have a deep enough space for it. Many RV outlets and switches are specifically for shallow wall spaces.
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This I what Iím looking at.
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Old 04-24-2021, 06:15 PM   #5
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I don't see why it wouldn't work.
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