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Old 02-04-2019, 06:43 PM   #1
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Wireless Light Switch

Installed one of these this past weekend:


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Both my wife and my daughter are vertically challenged and can't reach some of the overhead lights in the boat. Even though these are expensive I thought I would experiment with one for the light in the head, and possibly add more later. Easy installation, just cut the wires going to the light and install the receiver in-line. Now there is a light switch about 3' high that is easily reachable by everyone, with the added feature of making the light dimmable.
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Interesting. Where did you get it and cost?
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I have q similar device in my home pantry, necessary because a remodeling carpenter buried the light switch behind a new door. Works great.
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Interesting. Where did you get it and cost?

I got it through a wholesaler, but they have them here and elsewhere:


https://www.fisheriessupply.com/luna...llb-45ru-91-k1
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Some overhead lights can have the switch changed to one that has a pull cord.


Old style , but works forever .
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Old 02-05-2019, 12:19 PM   #6
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Some overhead lights can have the switch changed to one that has a pull cord.


Old style , but works forever .

I could also process seal blubber to use in oil lamps.........
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Some overhead lights can have the switch changed to one that has a pull cord.


Old style , but works forever .

Until the chain breaks.
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A follow up to this post. The first unit lasted until just after the warrantee was up. Sent it to the manufacturer they said it tested fine??
Purchased a second unit, it lasted about two weeks.
Both were used in the same fixture, so I will experiment with it in other locations on the boat, but so far I would not recommend.
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There are less expensive alternatives, I have always had good luck with products from these folks, but have not tried the switches. Worth giving them a call to discuss, typically very helpful.

https://store.marinebeam.com/wireless-remote-controls/

https://store.marinebeam.com/led-dimmers-switches/
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