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dimmer

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Which BR30 LEDs flicker on dimmer switches? (GIFs)

We examined the dimming performance of four BR30 LEDs, and found one clear winner.

11 Images By August 25, 2014

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The Nanoleaf Bloom LED dims without a dimmer (pictures)

If you like the lights down low, but lack a dimmer, then you might like this bulb's clever trick.

8 Images By July 30, 2014

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Dimmer-free dimming with the Nanoleaf Bloom LED

This odd-looking light has a few tricks up its sleeve.

By July 30, 2014

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Sick of bulbs that buzz on your dimmers?

We took a deeper look at dimmable LEDs, and learned that all bulbs are not created equal.

By June 16, 2014

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This smart dimmer isn't dull

Lutron's Smart Bridge turns regular ol' dimmers into home automation heroes.

By June 16, 2014

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"Bulbageddon" claims another victim (and it isn't incandescents)

Citing rising efficiency standards and a changing market, GE Lighting plans to shake up the lighting aisle this year -- and an entire category is about to get squeezed out as a result.

By February 1, 2016

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Checking in with the CNET Smart Home

We've been working to smarten up our living lab for home automation. Here's everything we've done so far.

By January 31, 2016

Review

Walmart Great Value 10W LED Light Bulb (60W Equivalent)

It's hard not to like a bargain-priced LED that offers this much brightness, but don't rely on it if you're using dimmer switches.

By November 27, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 27, 2015
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Cree 4Flow LED (2015)

The 4Flow's convection-based design is terrific, but the new model isn't as as much of a slam dunk for dimmer switches as its predecessor.

By September 14, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 14, 2015
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Cree refines the 4Flow LED, but maybe it shouldn't have

Despite better efficiency, better color quality and a longer lifespan, Cree's new 4Flow LED isn't as dimmer-friendly as the original.

By September 14, 2015