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Archive for January 16th, 2016

Bathroom Light Switch: Contact Autopsy

The dual switch controlling the bathroom lights began requiring some fiddling, which was not to be tolerated. After replacing the switch, I cracked the old one open to see what’s inside…

The failed side of the switch controlled the lights over the sink:

Light switch contacts - lights

Light switch contacts – lights

The side for the ceiling vent fan + light got much less use, still worked, and look a bit less blasted.

Light switch contacts - ceiling fan

Light switch contacts – ceiling fan

Not much to choose between the two. It’s been running for nigh onto two decades, so …

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