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Light Switch with Little Button


Mike Lamb
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A rheostat is a variable resister. I suspect dimmer controls are solid state, thought they mimic rheostat action.

I'm sure in ages long gone rheostats were used to control brilliance of incandescent bulbs. Technology changed but the term stuck.

So this little button isn't a lamp instead?

Marc

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