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Old 05-20-2019, 03:23 PM   #1
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no more wall rotary dimmer switches for lights

Can't find any on Amazon. Are they no longer made? You know, turn the wheel to change the brightness of a light, press the wheel to flip the light on/off. I don't need LED compatibility. Amazon has dozens of dimmers that are flat plates or sliders, none of which will are suitable for my purpose. They also have replacement wheels, but I'm looking for the wall switch.
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Old 05-20-2019, 03:34 PM   #4
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Thank you, braumeister. I searched many different terms, including those in the name of that switch, and it never came up. A head scratcher. OK, so they still exist. I'm glad because I much prefer that design to, for example, sliders since the rotary remembers the prior brightness setting.
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Old 05-20-2019, 03:37 PM   #5
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Thank you, braumeister. I searched many different terms, including those in the name of that switch, and it never came up. A head scratcher. OK, so they still exist. I'm glad because I much prefer that design to, for example, sliders since the rotary remembers the prior brightness setting.
There are some slider dimmer switch designs that have a slide to adjust the brightness, AND a separate on/off switch. This design would also remember the brightness setting.
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There are some slider dimmer switch designs that have a slide to adjust the brightness, AND a separate on/off switch. This design would also remember the brightness setting.
+1 We have this style.

Basically traditional wall switch with a very subtle slider immediately adjacent to the part that comes out of the wall.



Here is an example
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+1 We have this style.

Basically traditional wall switch with a very subtle slider immediately adjacent to the part that comes out of the wall.



Here is an example



We have these also but it is real easy to slid the slider when turning on or off the light.
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We have a bunch of the sliders. The dials look old fashioned.
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We have these. They work great.

https://www.amazon.com/Lutron-Incand...gateway&sr=8-3
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Are you sure about that name? The url brings up fruitridge printing service.
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sorry https://www.fruitridgetools.com/
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We have those too in our kitchen and bath (both remodeled in the past six years). They work well and we’ve never accidentally hit the dimmer slider.
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