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Ganging & Derating

Derating Table 1 Derating Table 2

Standard multi-gang derating requirements for Vierti®, Designer, and Traditional style dimmer controls

Derating Table 1

No fins broken 1 fin broken 2 fins broken
Incandescent
Dimmers 600 W 500 W 400 W
1000 W 800 W 650 W
Dual dimmers 300 W 250 W 200 W
300 W 250 W 200 W
Magnetic Low-Voltage
Dimmers 600 VA / 450 W 500 VA / 400 W 400 VA / 300 W
1000 VA / 800 W 800 VA / 650 W 650 VA / 500 W
Electronic Low-Voltage
Dimmers 300 W 250 W 200 W
500 W 450 W 400 W
600 W 500 W 400 W
Fluorescent
Vierti 60 ballasts / 6 A 50 ballasts / 5 A 35 ballasts / 3.5 A
Maestro® / Spacer System® 20 ballasts 20 ballasts 20 ballasts
6 A 5 A 3.5 A
Spacer System, Diva®, Skylark®, Tu-Wire 5 A 4 A 3.3 A
Diva, Skylark, Lyneo® Lx, Ariadni® No derating No derating No derating
Fan Controls
Quiet 7-speed 1.0 A / 300 W 1.0 A / 300 W 1.0 A / 300 W
Quiet 3-speed 1.5 A 1.5 A 1.5 A
Fully variable 5 A 4 A 3 A
Fan / Light Controls
Quiet 7-speed 1.0 A / 300 W 1.0 A / 300 W 1.0 A / 300 W
Quiet 3-speed 1.5 A / 300 W 1.5 A / 300 W 1.5 A / 300 W
1.5 A / 360 W 1.5 A / 360 W 1.5 A / 360 W
Fully variable 2.5 A / 300 W 2.1 A / 250 W 1.7 A / 200 W
Electronic Switches
Vierti 6 A / 3 A 5 A / 3 A 3.5 A / 3 A
Maestro (light/fan) 8 A / 3 A 6.5 A / 3 A 5 A / 3 A
Abella® (light/fan) 6 A / 3 A 5 A / 3 A 3.5 A / 3 A
 

Standard multi-gang derating requirements for Vareo® and Nova T® controls

Derating Table 2

No fins broken 1 fin broken 2 fins broken
Incandescent
Dimmers 600 W 500 W 300 W
1000 W 900 W 700 W
1500 W 1250 W 1000 W
1950 W
Magnetic Low-Voltage
Dimmers 600 VA / 450 W 500 VA / 400 W 300 VA / 250 W
1000 VA / 800 W 900 VA / 750 W 700 VA / 500 W
1500 VA / 1200 W 1250 VA / 1000 W 1000 VA / 800 W
Electronic Low-Voltage
Dimmers 300 W 300 W 250 W
600 W 500 W 400 W
Fluorescent
Hi-lume® / Compact SE™ / Eco-10™ / EcoSystem® Ballast
Vareo 20 ballasts / 8 A 20 ballasts / 6 A 20 ballasts / 4.5 A
NovaT 6 A No derating No derating
8 A No derating No derating
16 A No derating No derating
0-10 VDC Control 20 ballasts / 16 A No derating No derating
Tu-Wire® 5 A 4 A 3.3 A
Fan Controls
Quiet 3-speed 1.5 A 1.5 A 1.5 A
Fully variable 6 A 4.2 A 2.5 A
12 A 10 A 8.3 A
Electronic Tapswitches
VETS-1000- 1000 W 800 W 650 W
VETS-1000-SL- 1000 W 900 W 700 W
VETN-1000- 1000 VA 700 W 550 W