Rare Low Voltage Wall Switch Plates and Switches for Older Homes
Low Voltage Light Switch Wall Plates for 1950s & 1960s Older HomesYour search is over! Kyle Design produces UL approved custom made low voltage wall switch plates to fit eight different mid-century series so you can find just the size you need. Low voltage wall switch plates, switches, brackets, yokes & mounting straps for 1, 2, 3, 4 or 6 low voltage devices for electrical wiring systems installed in older U.S. homes built in the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, and for off-grid battery systems. Find what type of low voltage system you have.
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Low Voltage Wall Plate Covers for Push Button or Rocker Style Low Voltage Light SwitchesKyle Design stocks a wide range of configurations for older style low voltage rocker switches and square or rectangular pushbutton electrical devices for houses built in the U.S. during the 1940's, 1950's, 1960's, 1970's and 1980's. Review short descriptions of the main systems here:
- Original Low Voltage Sizes: Rare, old-fashioned style low voltage plates have openings that are .656" high by 1.092" wide for strap mounted devices. For GE and Bryant systems.
- Snap-In Low Voltage Sizes: Low voltage plates for snap-in GE replacement switches have a single vertical opening, or one, two or three horizontal openings that are .76" x 1.278".
- Bracket Mount Low Voltage Sizes: Low voltage plates for newer GE switches come in versions that have one to four vertical openings for bracket mounted switches.
- Remcon Sizes: Older style Remcon low voltage switches were curved, stacked, bracket mount rocker devices used in conjunction with box mounted transformers. They have been updated to snap into current wallplates with openings that are .4375" high by 1.1875" wide for one, two or three devices.
- Spec. Grade Low Voltage Sizes: Specification grade low voltage plates have the largest openings that are .906" high by 1.25" wide for one, two or three devices typically used in boats & RV's.
- Touch Plate Low Voltage Sizes: Older Touch-Plate style low voltage plates are available in several configuration styles. Shown here above is the 5000 series which is similar in look to the Original Style series. They have 1, 2, or 3 openings that are .635" high by 1.125" wide for switches that are pre-mounted in a bracket. Also shown is the Genesis Series for 1, 2 or 3 larger switches and the Classic series for 4 or 6 button switches.
- Hard To Find: Many brands of low voltage wiring systems were produced for midcentury houses built during the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and 1980s including GE, Remcon, Amprobe, Touch-Plate, Sweepe, Sierra and Bryant. These companies have mostly limited production, discontinued those product lines or simply have gone out of business. We stock the currently manufactured lines that will still work with these older electrical systems.
Modernized Low Voltage Wall Switch Plates
The reemergent trend of flipping aging homes and restoring historic houses has created an increased demand for new low-voltage lighting solutions. Low voltage wiring was primarily used in mid-century housing but contemporary remodelers can now conveniently replace dated wiring systems and cracked or broken switch plate covers with brand new wall plates in attractive finishes. For homeowners who are renovating and would like to upgrade to better quality and current replacements, our assortment of low-voltage switchplates gives you the choice of choosing a finish which is compatible with your personal taste. Regardless of whether you are decorating in a vintage, midcentury or mod style, low voltage wall switchplates are a practical, tasteful and affordable option allowing you to restore the authentic beauty of your period home.