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SCR

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    derekleffew Resident Curmudgeon Senior Team Premium Member

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    Silicon Controlled Rectifier. The most common type of phase control dimmer. The SCR, a thyristor, is used to switch the AC waveform to vary the amount of power to a load. Always used in pairs, an SCR resembles a spark plug.
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