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May 9, 2011 9:16 AM CST
Name: Alan
Chandler, AZ; 85225
Sunset Zone 13
I did some searching, and I don't think LED's will run on a dimmer switch either:

Q: Do LED Lights work with dimmer switches?
A: No, some LED lights will work with dimmer switches. However, lights that run on 120V AC are not dimmable. They do not have a heat sink design that takes the heat from the LED Light. The dimmer switches waste so much energy that the LED Bulb will glow or flicker when they are turned off, if the LED bulb is alone. There won't be a flicker if you have LED lights in a series though. Dimmer switches leak because of the TRIAC which is why so much energy is wasted.

http://www.ledlight.com/LED-Information.aspx

And also this link:

http://ask.metafilter.com/57312/Will-dimmer-switches-dim-LED...
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