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Trying to figure out what the little black slider is for on

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trying to figure out what the little black slider is for on a lutron dimmer switch. The actual piece that dims the light is on the right, but what is the black slider on the left? Only asking because ive got a light not working, everything else on circuit is fine. the light is brand new and just installed about a week ago, now suddenly doesnt turn on. Just trying to troubleshoot.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: couple of hours
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you with your electrical question.

1) Can you provide me with the model number of the Lutron dimmer?

2) Do you have a multi-meter available to take a few voltage measurements?

Expert:  Kevin replied 1 month ago.

Hello.......... it has been 2 days and I have not heard back from you. Therefore, I will opt out of the question.

You will be notified if another expert picks up the question.

Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 month ago.

Hi, IU'm Mike G and I'll be assisting you. As the previous expert requested, it would help knowing the model number. Without that info, I suspect it is for setting the bottom of the dimming control for LED lamps.

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