Can anyone identify these switches please

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  1. MenBehavingBadly

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    Hello

    I'd like to replace this with 3 normal on/off switches

    Presumably I can buy 3 new switches to replace the dimmer modules but can anyone let me know the make/model I need please

    Alternatively suggest a standard 3 switch replacement (needs to be double width like this)

    Many thanks

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    All Mk grid stuff is interchangeable, so apart from White you can fit other style switches and also replace the front cover.
    For example you could fit a Black nickel faceplate with black switches, or silver even chrome.
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    No they dont, I do not think they are MK, they look like a cheaper dimmer with a Mk grid adapter plate fitted which allows them to fit MK grid
    Likely less than £10 and not much use nowadays as they likely will not work with Led lamps, sorry:)

    £8 each

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    I think the OP wants to get rid of the dimmer modules (and sell them on ebay!) and replace them with ordinary switches.

    Kind Rrgards,

    John
     
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    I know that John:)
    He thinks there worth in excess of 30 quid each, i think not.
     
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    Well, he knows that new MK ones cost £36 from TLC, but I doubt that he thought he was going to get in excess of £30 for them on ebay, even if they had been MK ones.

    Mind you, I wouldn't do any betting, since I never cease to be amazed by how high a price people sometimes seem to manage to get on ebay for things that are not worth anything like what they sell for :)

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    oh bugger ! :(
     
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    They look more like the MK ones to me...
     
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    hooray!! :)
     
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    Actually they might be, i was going by the knobs, I was sure Mk had chamfered and thinner knobs, but Google images suggest they dont now.
    My pic was just a random pic of one such clone that fits and as you noted the white bit has a different profile.

    (Cue, Securespark with his OOH MATRON comment)
     
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    I don't recall MK ones having a 'top' marking.... a good tell seems to be the colour match of the plate and the module... in the case of my Varilight one.... bad.
     
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    The one the op linked to is Mk and has the knobs i recall and does indeed have TOP on it
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    NEWER MK seems has normal knobs
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    I'll whip one out tomorrow and share the pic ;)
     
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