Customized light switch

andreadegAugust 15, 2013

Hi,

I'm going to order 4 of these sconces for my family room for behind my sectional sofa. i'm asking the manufacturer to add a switch so that I can adjust the lighting. the manufacturer can add either a two way or three way switch. For incandescent bulbs I would go with a three way switch, but, once incandescent are switched out I wonder if the switches will work at all, assuming either fluorescent or LED bulbs? Or whether I should consider a two way switch?

Any advice or opinions are most appreciated.

http://www.lightingnewyork.com/product/visual-comfort-studio-candlestick-swing-arm-lights-wall-lamps-s2010bz-l.html

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David

No reason why there would be a problem if there is no dimming involved.
Multi way switches can be obtained at had or lowes.

    Bookmark   August 15, 2013 at 7:57PM
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ionized_gw

I can not see what particular sconce you are getting so I am flying a little blind here. If there is any chance you are going with CF, and there are two or more lamps in one luminaire, try to get a switch that turns the lamps on and off individually rather than cycling through them like a typical luminaire designed for an incandescent 3-way bulb does. By cycling through all combinations every time you use the luminaire, you do excessive switching and that will age the lamps comparatively quickly.

    Bookmark   August 16, 2013 at 2:01PM
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andreadeg

Thank you both for your input!

    Bookmark   August 19, 2013 at 1:37PM
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