Problems with dimmable LED spots

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Hi,

I am having issues with my new LED GU10 spotlights (Mains voltage)

I bought some Varilight V-Pro dimmers, rated 10w - 250w. Each circuit has 6x 3w LED's connected.

The bulbs are dimmable.

I connected them to the new dimmers, and at full brightness every few seconds the lights flicker. At full brightness the load is 18w, so should be fine?

I replaced 1 of the bulbs in one of the circuits with a 50w halogen bulb, and the lights continued to flicker, which really got me confused!

I have bought good quality dimmers and bulbs, and previously the circuits were using standard Varilight dimmers with 50w bulbs, and everything was fine.

Does anyone have any ideas?

Thanks
Tim
 
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You have two dimmers connected to the circuit? Try it with one dimmer and one standard 2-way switch and see what happens
 
You have two dimmers connected to the circuit? Try it with one dimmer and one standard 2-way switch and see what happens

No, I have 2 circuits of 6 LED's, each of which has a dimmer switch.

1 other thing I forgot to mention, when I connected all 12 LED's to the same gang on the dimmer switch, it worked fine. I would expect this to mean there was a load issue, but 5 LED's and 1 50w halogen was also flickering?!
 
Any more ideas? I don't want to return return the dimmers as faulty and then look stupid when they are not :)

Thanks
 
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lightrabbit.co.uk has new LED dimmers. Pretty smooth with no flicker trailing edge - this should sort the problem out
 

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