New 3 speed ceiling fan switch

Old 04-17-17, 02:39 PM
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New 3 speed ceiling fan switch

I just purchased 3 used commercial ceiling fans w/o the speed switches. I purchased at the local big box store the Lutron 3 speed switches. I noticed the switch is 1.5 amps, but, when I took a closer look at the fans, they are 1.2 amp. Will the 1.5 amp switch work with the 1.2 amp fans and not burn them up?
Old 04-17-17, 03:47 PM
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The rating printed on a device is its maximum rating.
So there is no problem using a larger current device in a lower current use.

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