Bath Fan/Light Switch/Dimmer Needed

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Posted by: from Toronto
3/28/2008 at 4:34:30 PM

i want to put in a combo bath fan/light. i like to have the lights dimmable in the bathroom. i am looking at the Hunter lights. so a light that uses CF is out because i want to be able to dim them. the issue is that i only have space for one switch module. i can run wiring no problem. the only switches i have seen that include a dimmer AND fan control are for ceiling fans. i am told that the speed control could damage the motor of an exhaust fan.

i dont need to control the speed of the exhaust fan. ideally i want a one-switch-module sized switch that includes: light dimmer, fan on/off and delay.

know of any?

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Spidy in Whitecourt
Date/Time4/12/2008 at 8:41:05 AM

a regular electronic one will do it as i see. just go to any home customizing shop and tell them, they should have one. but of course, the speed will be there, just ignore it if you don't like.

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Scott in Toronto
Date/Time4/19/2008 at 3:04:16 PM

I found something similar to what you're describing at a GTA area Rona so check there first. They should have the kind of switch you're looking for or at least be able to order it in.

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Date/Time5/28/2008 at 9:56:15 AM

I know of a product that may do what you want.

heres the web link for you to check it out. they also have other configurations as well. just check through what they carry.

You can also try an Electrical supply house like OSSO Electric. Tell them your issues and they should be able to suggest a solution.

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