pull switch

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chain-pull switch

An electric switch, used in interior wiring, which is operated by pulling a chain or cord; usually mounted on the ceiling.
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A step up from the push button switch option in terms of productivity and efficiency is the pull switch, fixed to the ceiling ahead of the door, both in front and behind.
The S-MAX revamp threw out an old an awkward manual handbrake in favour of a modest pull switch for an electrically powered system that works as well as any encountered so far.
He knew he needed to purchase a pull switch and small-diameter 40-watt bulb to help it all come together.
A The Target light from www.johnlewis.com should fit the bill - 60cm diameter with an integral light and isolated pull switch. Stunning.
At colleges, this is a simpler matter, because campuses can simply eliminate new spending for Ethernet in dorms and elsewhere and pull switch plates and switches, or reduce the number of jacks by a large number without impairing functions.
All units would be equipped with emergency pull switch systems and monitored 24 hours a day by staff at the adjacent assisted living center.
A vintage car headlight switch inspired the high-low toggle on Scope, while the Flow pull switch mirrors the shape of the lamp's base, a seamless transition between form and function, he added.
Bedroom two also has access to this ensuite bathroom, while bedroom three has a pull switch bed light and windows to the front.
This wooden light pull switch from online store, Little Yellow Birds, is one of those simple but contemporary accessories that have thankfully not been complicated by a too-ambitious designer.

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