Dimmers constantly stop working


Hi All
I have 10 x 50w Halogen mains dimmable lights which I would like to be able to dim when necessary.
I have had 2 different 1000w dimmer switches, which after a couple of weeks stop dimming and just operate on the push ON/OFF switching. The make of the units used is "Varilight". Max load 1000w.
In my reckoning I have 500w so a 1000w switch should cope ok.
Any help welcome
Andy
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On Tue, 21 Feb 2006 01:46:05 +0000 (UTC), "ANDY"

"forgetting" it's setting, and having to be constantly "reprogrammed"
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Are you absolutely sure these are dimmable lights? G.

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Yep. 100% sure. It seems the problem is that when one of the lamps blows when 1st switching on it knackers the switch. It is better to buy the remote/Touch dimmer which has a soft start according to the manufacturer
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