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Friedrich, Austrian ophthalmologist, 1855-1926. See: Dimmer keratitis.
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They dim the lamp by delaying the application of the AC power-line voltage to the lamp load for a controllable amount of time at the start of each AC halfcycle, with the delay time determined by the setting of the dimmer control knob or slider.
The Dimming System will observe proper load balancing and Dimmers will coincide with a one to one -
Once installed, Ballast Dimmer can be controlled from any INSTEON Switch, Keypad or smartphone when used with the INSTEON Hub.
Lutron estimates that by installing two dimmers in place of two standard light switches in every home in the US, the potential annual savings could be $1.
As lamp technology continues to rapidly evolve, there is confusion over which dimmer to use.
The new Credenza(R)/C-L dimmer from Lutron works with today's most popular light bulbs: incandescent, halogen, dimmable CFLs and dimmable LEDs.
The dual-band INSTEON Keypad Dimmer can control any hard-wired dimmable load including many dimmable LED fixtures.
Evaluating Compatibility per Watt - With over 600 dimmer types sold worldwide today, nearly all of which were originally designed for incandescent lamps, designing dimmable LED lamps that perform reliably and consistently with a broad variety of dimmers remains a significant challenge for lighting manufacturers.
Self-learning mode with the 0-10V dimmers eliminates known issues in installations with multiple lamps on one dimmer due to varying voltage drops on long and short cables.
The project intends to Hipp, MalmE[micro] City Theatre exchange existing fixed dimmer and additional mobile dimmers to control stage lighting.
Dimmer is an app designed to control the brightness of your screen, particularly to reduce the brightness beyond the hardware.