Dimmers are devices used to lower the brightness of a light. By changing the voltage waveform applied to the lamp, it is possible to lower the intensity of the light output.
Dimmers range in size from small units the size of a light switch used for domestic lighting to high power units in large theatre or architectural lighting installations. Small domestic dimmers are generally directly controlled, although remote control systems are available. modern professional dimmers are generally controlled by a digital control system.
A light switch which can adjust the brightness of the switched lamp from dim to bright, as well as turning it on and off. This can have a terrific effect on the ambiance of a home transitioning from play area in the day to lovers lane in the evening with soft lighting. Call a Way’s electrician or visit our dimmer switch page.