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Dimmer sw.

Posted by JT on September 8th, 1998 06:00 PM
In reply to Dimmer Switch by Davey B on July 23rd, 1998 01:14 AM [Go to top of thread]

Davey, a certain amount of heating is normal, but
it shouldn't be uncomfortable to put your hand on. The
circuit that does the dimming is not 100% efficient;
the energy is lost as heat. As Tim said, be sure that
the dimmer is rated for the load you're controlling
(which should be only incandescent lamps BTW).

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