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Varilight Dimmer 1G 250W

Varilight Dimmer 1G 250W
Average Customer Rating:
4.267 out of 5
4.3
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(15 Reviews) 15
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Rating Breakdown 15 reviews
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14 of 15(93%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Varilight Push Dimmer 1G 1 / 2W 250W
Review 1 for Varilight Push Dimmer 1G 1 / 2W 250W
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Best value for money
15 Nov 2014
By
, Crewe
"'Did what it said on the tin'. Easy to fit. Direct replacement for existing switch with no alteration to wiring or switch box."
Review 2 for Varilight Push Dimmer 1G 1 / 2W 250W
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Worth buying
8 Nov 2014
By
, Welwyn garden city
"Having looked around for a new dimmer switch for my daughter bedroom and was shocked at the price they are now , when I was this one in screwfix I thought for that price I would give it a go , so glad I did easy to replace old one , works good and the best thug is it's a push on and off"
Review 3 for Varilight Push Dimmer 1G 1 / 2W 250W
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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light switch
5 Nov 2014
By
, stockport
"what a great switch it ticked all the buttons highly recommend them"
Review 4 for Varilight Push Dimmer 1G 1 / 2W 250W
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Good features
31 Aug 2014
By
, windsor
"This does actually dim LED lamps and down to almost off. Really impressed. Cant comment on reliability as yet."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 5 for Varilight Push Dimmer 1G 1 / 2W 250W
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Perfect
13 Sep 2013
By
, Surrey
"This is the 2nd time I have bought this dimmer. After reading reviews on other dimmers I was concerned this one would have problems but it doesn't. It's totally silent, dims right down to a glow and after 9 months the first one I bought is still going strong. I used it with three 40 watt bulbs and am now using it with one 50 watt eco bulb."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 6 for Varilight Push Dimmer 1G 1 / 2W 250W
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Good quality and price
26 Aug 2013
By
, Hampshire
"Used these a few times now and they work fine. I havn't had any call backs so must be lasting well.
Price wise you can't go wrong.
Looks good, works well, what more do you want?
"
Review 7 for Varilight Push Dimmer 1G 1 / 2W 250W
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Good value product
14 Dec 2012
By
, Loughborough
"I actually used this to control a DIY hot wire cutter via an electronic transformer. I was sceptical that the dimmer would work with the transformer (despite stating it was dimmable!).
However, it works perfectly. It is a push on/off switch, not rotary as in the description. For £4.19, excellent value. Recommended.
"
Review 8 for Varilight Push Dimmer 1G 1 / 2W 250W
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Varilight dimmer
3 Oct 2011
By
, North Fife
"Good price. Basic low power push on/off rotary dimmer. Working well with a 50 watt GU10 halogen, on a 2 way wire up.
Switch action good, dimmer smooth.
Acceptable minimal rf interference generated by its firing circuit.
Happy.
"
Review 9 for Varilight Push Dimmer 1G 1 / 2W 250W
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Does the job !
21 Aug 2014
By
, Horley
"Fits, dims, doesn't buzz. Reasonably priced replacement."
Review 10 for Varilight Push Dimmer 1G 1 / 2W 250W
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Good Value Dimmer
10 May 2014
By
, Cambridgeshire.
"Dims down without the buzzing sound, Push button on and off. Good value."
Review 11 for Varilight Push Dimmer 1G 1 / 2W 250W
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Good product with rotary actio
2 May 2014
By
, London
"Dimmer with rotary action is my preference and this model does the job. Cheap price and good performance."
Review 12 for Varilight Push Dimmer 1G 1 / 2W 250W
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Does what it's supposed to
12 Oct 2012
By
, Nuneaton
"Easy to install, althought the instructions are overly complicated.
Can't comment on performance or reliability as not had the item long, but the rating is compulsory so I put 3."
Review 13 for Varilight Push Dimmer 1G 1 / 2W 250W
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Varilight Push Dimmer 1G 1 / 2
10 Aug 2012
By
, West Yorks
"This switch feels a bit flimsy but, once its mounted, it does the job very adequately.
With no foibles - no buzzing, flickering or stepped level changes - it just gets on with it.
As for reliability - time will tell, but it looks promising.
For just over a fiver it's great value but if you want a product that feels impressive expect to pay a lot more - and then it might not be as good as this one."
Review 14 for Varilight Push Dimmer 1G 1 / 2W 250W
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Would you recommend this product? No
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Not LV
25 Nov 2010
By
, Norfolk
"Despite being advertised as 'Suitable for Mains/LV' the instructions are explicit - 'Only use on an electricity supply of 216 - 253 volts AC'."
0 of 5 people found this review helpful.
Review 15 for Varilight Push Dimmer 1G 1 / 2W 250W
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Not as described
17 Jan 2011
By
, Solihull
"Be aware!
This is a push on/off rotary dimmer NOT rotary on/off as described.
"
1 of 2 people found this review helpful.