looking for remote light control

andrelaplume2February 23, 2010

Years ago I bought Pop this thing for the light in his garage ceiling. You took the bulb out of the ceiling light fixture, screwed this doohickey into the bulb socket then bulb into the doohickey. You set a switch on the doohickey to A or B. Now turned the light ON from the hardwired switch (in Pop's case the switch is in a somewhat inaccessible location--hence the purpose of buying this sucker). Next you mount this battery operated remote switch in a CONVENIENT location, set it to match A or B and use it to turn on and off the light. It worked great for years but broke. I do not see anything similar made anymore at Lowes or HD. Anyone know if something like this is still made. It think it was around $15 five or so years ago and I think I got it at HD back then. Thanks!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
    Bookmark   February 23, 2010 at 6:48PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
andrelaplume2

looks like Ace IS the place....(or Amazon since my local Ace does not stock this!)

THANKS!

    Bookmark   February 24, 2010 at 5:03PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Searching Electrical Wiring board
Is there a way to search the Electrical Wiring board...
roofman86
Light/Switch wiring
Here is the scenario. Have a kitchen light that needs...
wgl3333
Code changes
In outlining the electrical layout for our new home,...
mtvhike
Troubleshooting Kohler 12RES Problem
I have a Kohler 12RES generator with an RDT 100 Amp...
sniffdog
Confused & need help please
I know just about zero when it comes to electricity....
bicyclegirl1
Sponsored Products
CAL Lighting Lamps 72 in. Rust Arc Floor Lamp with Metal Shade BO-2030-1L-RU
Home Depot
Colonial Mills Sunbrella - Renaissance Indoor/Outdoor Outdoor Rug - Wheat
$99.00 | Hayneedle
Filament Design Wall Mounted Lighting & Sconces 1-Light Satin Nickel Sconce
Home Depot
DreamLine Shower Enclosures Unidoor Plus 34-3/8 in. x 45-1/2 in. x 72 in. Hinge
Home Depot
Contemporary Indoor/Outdoor Accent Rug: LA Rugs Fun Time Hearts Turquoise 19
$11.97 | Home Depot
Little Cottage 16 x 12 ft. Classic Wood Gambrel Barn Panelized Storage Shed Mult
Hayneedle
Trans Globe 40044 BK Hanging Lantern - Black - 9W in. - 40044 BK
$188.10 | Hayneedle
Lenox Tin Can Alley 7 Degree Dinner Plate - Set of 4 - LNOX529
$83.80 | Hayneedle
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™