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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-18-2013, 02:51 PM Thread Starter
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Possible to make Finnex ray 2 dimmable?

Is it possible to maybe swap out the driver in a Finnex ray 2 with dimmable driver? Or maybe add a dimmer in-line somewhere? It would be nice to get that little extra bit of PAR control. Has anyone tried this or know how to go about achieving this? If you know what driver/dimmer I could get to make this work.

Please let me know.

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-19-2013, 01:40 PM
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An interesting idea, I would also like to see if anybody knows.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-19-2013, 11:30 PM
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LED lights are dimmed by reducing the constant current the LEDs are driven at. I don't know of anything you can use in the 120 vac input that will successfully dim them. So, you would have to replace the driver, and that means you should probably PM Lowe to find out how to do that.

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