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Can I control different types of light bulbs on the same dimmer?

Before you start
  • Identify the type of light bulbs you are planning to use (Examples: Incandescent, Halogen, LED, etc.)
  • Identify the model number of the dimmer you want to use or already have (Model number can normally be found on the side of the dimmer or on the package it came in)
Note: If you are controlling a light bulb rated for less than 120V verify if an electronic or magnetic transformer is being used. (contact the light fixture manufacture if you are unsure)

If the dimmer is rated to control
  • Incandescent or Halogen lights only  
Then it can control Only Incandescent or Halogen bulbs can be used. 


If the dimmer is rated to control
  • LED lights
Then it can also control Incandescent or Halogen bulbs.

If the dimmer is rated to control
  • ELV (Electronic Low Voltage) Lights
Then it can also control
  • Dimmers rated to control electronic low voltage (ELV) lights can also be used to control incandescent and halogen lights
  • Dimmers rated to control ELV lights can also be used to control some LED's.
    • For LED compatibility use our LED compatibility tool by clicking here .

If the dimmer is rated to control
  • MLV (Magnetic Low Voltage) Lights
Then it can also control
  • Dimmers rated to control magnetic low voltage (MLV) lights can also be used to control incandescent and halogen lights.
  • Dimmers rated to control MLV light can also be used to control some LED's.
    • For LED compatibility use our LED compatibility tool by clicking here.