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Dimmers and LED lamps

Dimmers! These can be really challenging. 

A massive saving!

A rotary or dim press dimmer module were installed. These old halogen lamps get incredibly hot, and once on only after a few second they are far to hot to touch. The result is overtime, the holders, transformers can burn and cause major problems.

If one only wants to fix a few down lighters using the old halogen lamp, this can still be done as the old transformers are still available.

However, we recommend all these old halogen down lighters be replaced to LED lamps. The led lamps do not require a transformer.






Please remember that you get non dimmable and dimmable lamps, in all shapes and size. Also different colour spectrum.

Typically the lower the Kelvin (K) the warmer the light, and the higher the K the cooler the light.

For example 3000K would signify a warm white, whilst a 4000K would be more cool white and 6000K a daylight effect.

Examples of dimmers that we install. Please note there are a lot of different cheap lights on the market, which do not dim correctly.

  • We install Our Shuttle LED dimmer modules are recommended by all leading LED manufacturers


  • Dimmers work on LED, halogen and incandescent lamps

  • All dimmer modules are digitally programmable

  • Shuttle dimmers have added surge protection.  They incorporate overcurrent and over-temperature protection devices and are capable of withstanding persistent short circuit conditions


  • Shuttle dimmers utilise powerful and sophisticated dimming technology to provide full control of almost any type of load

  • Shuttle products are manufactured in South Africa under ISO condition

  • Optimize performance with our digitally programmable dimmers

  • Set lamp maximum intensity at desired level

  • Set lamp minimum intensity at desired level

  • Set lamp to a minimum intensity lower than it’s factory default

  • Set dimming speed

  • Set dimmer to leading edge

  • Set lamps to either turn on or remain off after a power failure

  • Additional specialized settings and functions are available.