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British General Nexus Metal 1-Gang 2-Way LED Dimmer Switch Antique Brass (74444)

Sleek, slim design with soft, rounded corners.

  • Leading Edge
  • Raised Slim Profile
  • Screwed Faceplate
  • Requires 25mm Back Box
  • Captive Terminal Screws
  • Suitable for Mains & Low Voltage Lighting
  • Overload Protection
  • Integral Moisture Protection Gasket

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British General Nexus Metal 1-Gang 2-Way LED Dimmer Switch Antique Brass is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 18.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Antique brass dimmer switch Bought a few of these now, look lovely fitted, make sure you take into account the depth of the switch as the module on the back is quite large, I purchased the wooden frame/switch surround and got around the issue that way.
Date published: 2020-12-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Dimmer switch Functional and easy to fit. Appears good value for money.
Date published: 2020-12-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Bought this to match existing switches and it matched perfectly. Nice action and super dimmer
Date published: 2020-10-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Polished Great finish, well made and works as it should. Has an antique look, (not a cheap and cheerful look and feel).
Date published: 2020-08-01
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What lights can go specifically with this dimmer?

I have a chandelier fitting and there are two light switches in the room. One is wanted normal, the other I would like as a dimmer switch. Is this dimmer okay to have with another switch in the room? What bulbs from screfix can go into it?
Asked by: McTop
Hi McTop, Yes you can have a standard 2-way switch at the opposite end of the circuit to this 2-way dimmer, in fact that is exactly the setup it is designed for. As this dimmer is a Leading Edge type then any Leading Edge dimmable lamps should be suitable for use with it.
Answered by: Nexus Technical Team
Date published: 2021-02-04

Why does the switch buzz when turned on? The light fitting has 5 x 28W G9 halogen bulbs

Asked by: Parvesh
Hi Parvesh, Firstly, the dimmer should be adjusted to non-LED mode (potentiometer on the rear fully clockwise). Next you will need to check for any transformer in the fitting, as this would need to be Leading Edge Dimmable in order to be compatible with being operated by our dimmers. If neither of these points improves matters then we will need more information about the fitting and lighting circuit, so please contact us directly at:- technical@luceco.uk
Answered by: Nexus Technical Team
Date published: 2020-02-02

Fitting details

How deep does the back box need to be for this dimmer
Asked by: Mike2221
Hi Mike2221, We recommend a minimum mounting box depth of 25mm for this dimmer.
Answered by: Nexus Technical Team
Date published: 2019-10-16

Can I use this dimmer switch with 6 x 5w dimmable led spot lights?

Asked by: Luckyme
Hi, thank you for your product enquiry. When set to LED mode (potentiometer on the rear fully anti-clockwise) this British General 1-Gang 2-Way Push Dimmer Switch 400W Antique Brass have a 5-50W load range for Leading Edge dimmable LEDs (so your indicated 30W would be roughly in the middle of this range).
Answered by: Nexus Technical Team
Date published: 2019-12-29

WILL THIS WORK WITH LAP 5.9W LED CANDLE BC BULB

Asked by: Fruitbat46
Hi, thank you for your product enquiry. This British General 1-Gang 2-Way Push Dimmer Switch 400W Antique Brass uses the standard BG dimmer module which can be adjusted to control a 5-50W Leading Edge dimmable LED load, so if your candle lamps are of the correct dimmable type then you could control between 1 and 8 lamps per dimmer module.
Answered by: Nexus Technical Team
Date published: 2019-12-29
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Specification
Brand British General
Dimmer Switch Operation Rotary
Fixings Supplied Fixings Supplied
Insert Colour Without Inserts
Manufacturer Guarantee 25 Year Manufacturer's Guarantee (T&Cs Apply)
Max. Dimmable Load (Fluorescent) 100 W
Max. Dimmable Load (Halogen) 350 W
Max. Dimmable Load (Incandescent) 400 W
Max. Dimmable Load LED) 50 W
Min. Back Box Depth Required 25 mm
Min. Dimmable Load (Fluorescent) 10 W
Min. Dimmable Load (Halogen) 35 W
Min. Dimmable Load (Incandescent) 60 W
Min. Dimmable Load (LED) 5 W
Model Name Nexus Metal
Model No NAB81P
No. of Earth Terminals 2
No. of Ways 2 Way
Number of Gangs 1 Gang
On/Off Switch Operation Push
Overload Protection Overload Protection
Pack Size 1
Parent Colour Brass
Pieces in Pack/Case 1
Power Voltage Supply 240 V
Product Type Dimmer Switch
Screwed/Screwless Screwed
Smart Compatibility Not Smart
Suitable for Dimming LEDs LED
Switches & Sockets Finish Antique
Switches & Sockets Product Type Dimmer Switch
Switches & Sockets Profile Type Raised Slim
Switch Operation Dimmer
Switch Product Type Light
Terminal Capacity Terminals accept 1mm² to 2 x 2.5mm² cables
Waveform Leading Edge

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