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Can a dimmer control a fan?

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Can a dimmer control a fan?

  • Re: Can a dimmer control a fan?
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    NO. Fan controls have special circuitry to regulate motors. Dimmer controls are not engineered or intended to control fans, and will cause damage to the fans motor. Always use fan speed controls to control fans and fan/light controls to control light fixtures with fans.