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Replacing and wiring a dimmer

 
 
Diba
 
Reply Sat 24 Dec, 2016 05:20 am
There are 3 sets of cables, 2 black and 1 red in each. The dimmer has a C, L1 and L2 connections. At the moment, it's wired like this:
3blacks ( no power) wired together
3 blacks into C
3 reds into L2
but the light won't turn on or off and doesn't dim.
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dalehileman
 
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Reply Sat 24 Dec, 2016 03:51 pm
@Diba,
Maybe Diba you could find a schematic in Google
Diba
 
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Reply Sun 25 Dec, 2016 09:51 am
@dalehileman,
Thanks Dale, I tried that but no luck. Looks like I might have to get an electrician in. Tried new dimmer (with schematics) and shorted the system!
dalehileman
 
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Reply Sun 25 Dec, 2016 01:39 pm
@Diba,
Yea Diba that stuff tricky, one reason probly so little response yet

Are you rewiring or is it a new house

Just one incidental: Do you think, supposing you an esl, that I shoulda spelled out 'probably'

In the ast 17 years I've saved some four million keystrokes hereabout but made at least 21 enemies
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