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paul1763 | 19:18 Sat 05th Jan 2019 | Home & Garden
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hi all, the living room in our house was obviously two rooms with a passage between them many years ago, now it has two lights hanging in the centre of each controlled by one switch. can any of you tell me why when switching the lights on the left bulb comes on probably 1/10 - 1/20th of a second faster than the right one. its not an optical illusion as several people have mentioned it to me. it even used to do it with the old type of bulbs before going to LED's. thanks for any thoughts on this

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It may be down to the individual switch rockers..try swapping the switch feeds in the switch and see what happens.
That should read switched feeds.
Even when you switch over the bulbs ?
Possibly some reactance difference.
Or maybe you have a time dilatation between the two; and your eye.
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thanks both for your answers, Ryzen i dont quiteknow what you mean when you say switch rocker(s)as theres only one switch, also you mention swapping the feeds.i'm not brave enough to mess with something i dont understand as i've suffered many belts from the mains in the past, and old geezer, quite a few friends must have the same time dilation as me. also the bulb physically further from the switch is the one that lights first oddly enough.
In the op you said that you had 2 lights EACH controlled by 1 switch...not BOTH controlled by 1 switch.

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