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Re: Yard Lighting

In article <8DYEe.5059$eg4.4782@trndny01>, dmorley@xxxxxxxxxxx says...
> I plan to put  X-10 WS467 Wall Switches on my outside yard Flood lights.
> The switches are rated for 500w incandescent.  I just realized that the
> flood lights are 100w halogen outdoor flood lights.  Will these switches
> work with these bulbs?

Yes, perfectly. The 500W number is the maximum allowable load. If you ran at that
level the switch would get warm and maybe not live very long. There is also a
minimum for reliable operation which is not given, AFAIK, but 100W is sure to be a
nice easy load that any switch can control reliably.

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