Today; I was replacing my old light switches and I came across a single
switch plate/cover that had two black wires leading into it, the switch
plate was thicker than normal too 1/4". After breaking the plate cover
open; I noticed it had a electroluminescent light panel inside it.
Inside a swich plate cover? I've seen illuminated toggle switches that
glow orange when flicked off because of a neon bulb in series with the
lighting circuit, but not this!!! It is very old and doesn't work, or
probably has never worked because I never noticed it when I moved in my
house a few years ago. Has anyone ever seen this before? Are they still
I spotted that too and was curious about it. It was "but the matter of a
moment" to squirt a question to the seller via email, wonder what I'll hear.
Maybe it's one of thos radioactive isotope activated things like the
"EXIT" signs they used to use on airliners.
The one I had (not of this manufacturer) had 2 big spring clips that went
down the side of the switch to make contact with the switch screw heads.
This presupposes that the screw heads are one the same side. It looked
unsafe to me and I threw it away.
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