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V-Pro LED dimmer problem

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by Ansgar, 4 Jan 2017.

  1. Ansgar

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    First ever post on here - hello everyone :)

    I've just installed varilight V-Pro LED dimmers in two bedrooms in my flat, the LEDs installed in both rooms are the same and I've wired both dimmer switches the same way.

    Problem: the dimmer in one bedroom works, but in the other room the light flickers and turning the dimmer has no effect. However, it works again when I unscrew the face plate and pull it off the wall.

    Any ideas? The back box is quite full so could there be interference from any of the other wires?
     
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    First make sure you have good secure contact of all conductors in their appropriate terminals, double check no conductor cores are exposed outside of terminals/connectors and no conductor insulation is trapped within them.
    I assume the LEDs are compatible with the dimmer?
     
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    Could you post some photos of the wiring, it may show a problem?
     
  5. Ansgar

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    Thank you both! After PrenticeBoy's post, I checked the connections. In particular, it seemed that the neutral wires in the back box were getting squashed. I moved them to another corner where there was more space. Now the dimmer works...
     
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