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Posted By Topic: issues with iconic dimmer

Dec 24 2018 22:14

i put in some iconic products today with one ambius downlight and another dimmable light bulb, theere's a two way circuit and the two way switching system doesn't operate uniformly i've been over every single wire and double checked the circuit, swapped the dimmer over in case that was misbehaving but still it doesn't behave. i'm thinking as some of the feed load and two way wiring is running together then maybe it's picking up an influence from them? anyone else had issues? i'd ring pdl help line but theyr'e at the beach at this time of the year...

Dec 24 2018 22:25

Not directly referring to Iconic... but I think there have been difficulties getting some two wire devices to operate reliably.

One of these two items might help.

Dec 25 2018 06:35

It's common to have enough capacitance in a 2-way strap wire that the system appears not to switch off reliably. Only shows up with electronic loads like CFLs & LEDs, as with resistive (incandescent / halogen) the leakage just drains away.

Dec 27 2018 10:37

Have you tried the different methods of 2 way switching? Last lot of Ambius lights we retro fitted were pulsing on the traditional strap method, changed wiring at switch and sorted.