These dimmers will not dim LEDs, but are ideal for mains and low voltage halogen lighting
1 Gang (Single), 1 Way 1000 Watt Thermal Protected Dimmer, Dimension Screwless Iridium Black
Varilight V-Dim (Standard but with Thermal Protection) Series Dimension Screwless Iridium Black, 1 Gang (Single), 1 Way 1000 Watt Rotary Dimmer Switch with Iridium Black Knob. This supersedes HDI9S.
VARILIGHT Dimmer Switches have an industry-wide reputation for exceptional performance, long life and innovation at attractive prices. Like all Varilight products these V-Dim (Standard) Series dimmers are designed to meet the latest European Safety Legislation.
It is important to select the correct dimmer switch for your application so please read the following information carefully.
This dimmer has Thermal Protection built in. Thermal Protection, shuts down the dimmer if it's being overloaded, eg. if bulbs are too high in watts and exceeds the maximum stated on the dimmer.
The lights are dimmed and turned on and off by a rotary control knob. V-Dim Thermal dimmers are suitable for 1-way circuits (For dimming large amounts of halogens in 2-way circuits, please take a look at V-Plus 1000 watt dimmers)
Our V-Dim Thermal Series Standard Dimmers are Leading Edge and can be used with mains voltage lighting and good quality Low Voltage Electronic Transformers. When using Electronic Low Voltage Transformers we recommend that a maximum of 5 good quality dimmable Electronic Transformers are used (10 if Varilight) with this Dimmer range. Please note: add the watts of the bulbs/lamps if using Varilight Transformers, to determine which dimmer to select, but if using another manufacturer of Transformer, add up the VA of the Transformers so it does not exceed the maximum of the dimmer. Please note that noise levels can depend on the quality of the Transformer being used. The best suited dimmer series for dimming Electronic Low Voltage Transformers is the V-Pro Series, which has many features including Dimmer Buzz Elimination, that is created from the Transformers. If using 6+ non Varilight Transformers then choose the V-Pro or V-Plus Series.
The V-Dim Series Standard Push on/off Dimmers can be used for mains incandescent GLS lamps (standard mains light bulbs), up to the maximum load as specified on the dimmer.
The V-Dim Thermal Series dimmers are able to dim between 4-15 Varilight Energy Saving Lamps (ESL's).
Choose V-Pro or V-Com Dimmer Series if dimming LED's.
The V-Dim Thermal Series are NOT suitable for use with wire wound Transformers or Fans and other inductive loads (for these products see The V-Plus Dimmer Series, and Fan Regulating dimmers). Please check with manufacturer of appliance to be dimmed.
This Dimmer has a maximum of 1000 Watts and minimum of 200 Watts.
Please see Varilight's recommendation of maximum loads in the Compatibility guide PDF found in "Specs & PDF's"
-Thermal Protection Series - that turns dimmer off if bulbs are grossly overloaded, therefore saving the dimmer from damage.
-This dimmer has been especially created with halogens in mind, to minimise lamp failiure and prolong the life of the dimmer when a halogen lamp blows
-Max Load 1000 Watt
-Min Load 200 Watt
-Fits in a 35mm Deep Wall Box
-To clean product we recommend only using a microfibre cloth.
-V-Dim Safety Dimmer Instructions 662 PDF
-Compatibility 2013 PDF