Dimmer switch for 12v LED
UL Listed, PWM, Mounts in gangboxes
Full range dimming for LED coves and 12-volt LED lighting
Pulse width modulation dimming in a UL Listed wall box mountable dimmer switch. Nothing else to buy. No DMX. Works with all of our 12-volt gear. No matching of transformers or drivers. Full range dimming which low voltage dimmers can't do. As dim as you want it; 100% range.
- Fits into standard gangboxes
- UL Listed
- 8 amp capacity
- Clicks to "off" position
- 100% range
- Extends the life of 12v LED lighting fixtures
- 98% efficient operation
- 12v PWM dimming as recommended by the LRC
- Made in the USA to the highest standards
Discontinued in 2015
FAQs for this product
Where does this go in the wiring of the lights?
A: This dimmer must be wired after a transformer. Dimmer switch will pulse 12v DC current so it has 12v DC current coming in and is outputting 12v DC current which is rapidly pulsed to produce dimming.
Does the KR8 reduce the voltage going to the LED lights?
A: No. It works by reducing the current. Dimming by reduced voltage, as is done with incandescent lighting, is not recommended with LED.
I already have Lutron dimmers in the wall. Why can't I just use those?
A: Standard wall dimmers work by reducing the voltage available to incandescent lights. They don't work with fluorescent or LED lighting. Line voltage dimmable transformers like the ones made by Magnitude can be used with Lutron dimmersmade for low voltage magnetic transformers. Many of these switches are designated with model numbers that include "LV". The Lutron Diva is a very popular option. Model is DVLV and sells for about $40.