HELP! Flickering LED spotlights with Smart Dimmer?

2 Jan 2022
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So We're at final fix stage. Had 8 of these spotlights installed as we don't have much void and we like the look of them being flush:

ALUSSO LED Recessed Ceiling Lights, 7W 580LM LED Downlights Dimmable, 30MM Ultra Slim Round Black Spotlights

Wanted a black gloss smart dimmer switch so we installed this BUT we are getting flickering which is noticeable at 15% -20% dim

Have tried an alternative smart dimmer thinking it was that but no joy

I have also tried installing these Anti-Flicker LED Adaptor Module but they don't work:

Also tried this Varilight Glowfix load regulator :

I'm guessing I need to find compatible set here but can't find anything that matches the dimmer smart switch and the LED spots
Any ideas anyone?
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Your not the only one to have problems, I also had problems using a smart switch not even a dimmer with G9 bulbs, I ended up changing the bulb to a much larger one.

The switch I used published a compatibility list, but it did not help only one bulb of G9 type listed, and it had a shimmer when switched on, and glowed when switched off, got some bulbs from the internet which cured it.

However now if I want to dim I use smart bulbs. It is simply too much hassle to dim LED lamps. I found these 1697291150166.png on ebay, and I look at the connection block and think that's not permitted, and 7 watt and 580 lumen is over the 75 lumen per watt minimum permitted but still not very good. But is says "compatible with trailing edge dimmers" and there is a mobile phone number so phone and ask what dimmer they use.

Personally I would use either GU10 or GX53 if surface mount required. Although not seen any smart GX53.
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I"ve already contacted them and their support isn't great, just waiting for more clarity.

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