Led outdoor lights


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Old 07-21-18, 07:07 PM
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Led outdoor lights

I installed 4 new led outdoor lamps on my house. There are 2 switches that control thes 4 lamps which light similtaniosly when either switch is activated. They work fine except they stay very dimly lit when either switch is turns them off. Can’t figure out why there is still minuscule current still going to lights.

Any help or suggestions would be appreciated!

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Old 07-21-18, 07:23 PM
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Is either switch a lighted switch? If so that is the cause.
 
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Old 07-22-18, 12:48 PM
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Led lighting

Yes, both switches that control the lamps are “lighted switches! I had a suspicion that could be the prrblam. Before I changed the lamps to led lamps, they were incadecent lamps, so this was not happening.

Thanks so much for your insight.

PS: Why is this happening with the lighted switches?

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Old 07-22-18, 01:45 PM
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Some lighted switches draw their power through the light. Not enough to light an incandescent but enough to light an LED.
 
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Old 07-23-18, 06:23 PM
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Just wanted to let tolyn & ray2407 that I changed the lighted switches that conriol my outdoor led lamps & it cured the problem that I was having as described in my thread starter.

Really appreciate you help!

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Old 07-23-18, 06:41 PM
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Thanks for letting us know.
 
 

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