3-Way Dimmer Switches


Old 03-02-20, 08:54 AM
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3-Way Dimmer Switches

I recently installed a new, dimmable, LED light fixture at the top of our stairwell. The light is way to bright and needs to be dimmed.

Probably a dumb question, but do I need to replace both 3-ways switches (top/bottom of stairwell) with dimmable switches?

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No you do not have to replace both.
Old 03-02-20, 10:31 AM
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Although they do make three way dimmers that work with one regular switch.... they can be a problem to get to operate correctly. I recommend getting a three way dimmer with its companion switch. You can also control the dimming from both ends.

I use the Lutron Maestro line.

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