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Re: [Shop-talk] Lights bulbs that are 'connected'

Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Lights bulbs that are 'connected'
From: Mark Miller <>
Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2021 15:05:17 -0800
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Different bulbs will work differently but almost any dimmable LEDs 
should be fine to use.  Get one and try it.  The non-dimmable ones may 
act strangely with the 'trickle' of connection you get with in line 
control like the x10.


Mark Miller   707-490-5834

> Hello all, this might be a stupid question, but are there light bulbs
> (traditional screw in form and size) that are leds and BRIGHT, but also
> maintain an electrical contact when off like an incandescent bulb did?
> I have X10 controllers and they work AWESOMELY still.  I love them and I
> don't want to change to anything else right now.
> However, the switches rely on a contact across the bulb even when they are
> off.  Are there any modern bulbs (they need not be LED) that fit this
> bill?
> Or am I over thinking this an any LED will work?
> Thanks in advance.
> Moose
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