Difference between plain switches and switch panels:
A plain switch has only two possiblities: on and off.
With dimming switch panels:
- Intensity of the light can be varied.
- The rate at which the light turns on/off can be controlled.
- You can create scenes.
- You can dim or fade into any scene and the rate can be varied.
- Your favorite settings are stored.
- Dimming prolongs bulb life.
- Dimming saves electric power.