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changing a double light switch to a double dimmer

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by julesnmick, 17 Oct 2007.

  1. julesnmick

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    Hi there everyone i'm changing a double light switch which is the only switch that controls two lights in my sitting room i am changing it to a double dimmer i have thrown the instructions out and dont know how to wire it up i have a blue wire with a red sleeve on it a yellow wire with a red sleeve on it and a double red wire
    the terminals on the bac of my new light switch are L1,L2,C THEN L1,L2,C ON THE OTHER CAN ANYONE HELP ME WHERE TO PUT THE WIRES MANY THANKS
     
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    Reds in the C terminals, yellow to one of the L1's, Blue to the other L1. Nothing to either of the L2's
     
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    one red in each C terminal WITH A LINK BETWEEN THEM...

    then as he said above, Yellow to L1 on one dimmer, Blue to L1 on the other dimmer..
     
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    THANKS TO MIKEYD AND COLJACK I NOW HAVE A FULLY WORKING LIGHT SWITCH MANY THANKS TO BOTH OF YOU
     
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