Fitting dimmer switch to free standing up-lighter

29 Aug 2011
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United Kingdom
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I changed the in-line push button on/off switch of my up-lighter to a dimmer switch and replaced the existing low energy 40w screw-in bulb with a regular 60W bulb. (60W in minimum wattage required by dimmer switch manufacturer).
Unless I dim the light to very low the light flickers.
Any suggestions to stop it flickering please?

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I see that you changed bulb but is it a 60w low energy bulb (possibly a compact fluorescent bulb) or is it an incandescent bulb(with a wire filament)?

Low energy, non-dimmable bulbs will flicker when dimmed.
After a number of tests it appear that the new dimmer was faulty. Changed dimmer switch and its now A-OK

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