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LED Timer Switch?

Posted by tubeman (My Page) on
Wed, Mar 7, 12 at 13:19

Is there a programmable timer that I can use for my LED's to turn them off and on at a specified time? The one I find require a 40watt load minimum.


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RE: LED Timer Switch?

Haven't seen any specifically targeted at LED.

A more complicated, extensive and expensive solution could be to use some form of home automation (Z-Wave, Lutron's proprietary solution, etc) to control an ELV switch.

It's probably not practical for one or two lamps.


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RE: LED Timer Switch?

The other issue is with the solid state switch (a TRIAC) used in most automation.

You need lights that can tolerate a dimmer to survive on a TRIAC switch (even for full on-off operation).


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RE: LED Timer Switch?

Outdoor transformer/timers do it all the time for low voltage landscaping lights but I can't find one rated for indoor use. Is this because it would be a fire hazard?


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