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    Duplex toggle dimmer, any such thing?

    I installed a TAL06P2 toggle dimmer switch in my LR, I like it. I now want one in my kitchen, but it has a horizontal duplex, and one vertical single. All are 3 way, do they make such a thing?

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    If there are just two switches, you could replace the Single “Vertical” switch with a dimmer. There aren’t any Duplex Dimmers. Also, if the Single Switch is in a awkward location, there are remote control dimmers that will fit in standard light fixture boxes. They will not fit in shallow boxes or ones that are crowded with a lot wires!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlock View Post
    I installed a TAL06P2 toggle dimmer switch in my LR, I like it. I now want one in my kitchen, but it has a horizontal duplex, and one vertical single. All are 3 way, do they make such a thing?
    I’m trying to picture this in my head and can’t. Have a pic?

    Do you mean the whole box is rotated 90*? Or where an outlet once was is now a switch/outlet combo, plus a standard switch?


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    Just do a Internet Search, enter “Duplex Switch.” They come in SPST and SPDT (Three-way) configurations. There are no Dimmers in this configuration, there’s not enough area in the switch to dissipate the heat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by madhat View Post
    Just do a Internet Search, enter “Duplex Switch.” They come in SPST and SPDT (Three-way) configurations. There are no Dimmers in this configuration, there’s not enough area in the switch to dissipate the heat.
    . That’s what I figured it was but just wanted to confirm we were all using the same terms!

    Could always take the box out and put a cut in 3 gang box then you would have space for dimmers.


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    Quote Originally Posted by jbhenergy View Post
    Could always take the box out and put a cut in 3 gang box then you would have space for dimmers.
    Thank you, very interesting functional solution!

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    Been going back here everytime I need solution to this problem. Thanks.

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    #1/Responsiv LED Dimmer goes in the Fixture, works off wall switch, with no modification, to the switch. THIS ONLY WORKS WITH 0-10 vdc LED dimming. You may need to add a 0-10 vdc power supply. Look at as many YouTube Videos, as you can, to understand how this works! #2/Install a Remote Control Wired in Module in the Fixture, to work with a matching Battery powered remote control. #3/ Install another single gang Stud Mount Electrical box below or above existing box and wire a LED Dimmer switch in. Tip install the box opposite where wires come into the existing box. If you don’t throughly understand how to work this out, hire an electrician!!

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