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GE Low Voltage Light Switch RS237 - White

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Replacement white low voltage light switch with on and off buttons for the low voltage lighting systems common in homes built in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. These unlighted devices are the updated versions of original 25V GE RFS3, RFS6, and RFS9 models of low volt lighting switches. Fits in GE new style and bracket mount switch plates. Note that these new GE low voltage lightswitches are a bit larger than the original ones and protrude farther from the wall as well.


  • 3 Amp 24 V.A.C. (volt alternating current)
  • one button turns light on; the other turns light off - marked on side
  • standard Class 2 control relay wiring
  • outside dimensions: 1-3/8" W x 57/64" H x 1-1/8" D
  • (subsurface housing that snaps into plate is 1.16" x .74", sets down into plate to a depth of .87"; protrudes from plate about 1/4")
  • SPDT momentary manual override switch
  • five 0.187" red quick disconnect terminals included
  • for "snap in" or "bracket mount" wall plate covers
  • fits 1.28" x .76" rectangular switch cover opening
  • slightly bigger than original RFS series switches - use with New Style wall plates
  • may use as single pole or 3 way switch - see GE RS237 Switch Wiring Instructions for 3-way installations
  • replacements for GE RFS-3, RFS-6 and RFS-9 rocker devices
  • also may use to replace Bryant rocker light switches
  • made in USA by General Electric
  • UL listed

Click Low Voltage Switch Plates and Electrical Devices for all low volt switches, brackets and wallplates including those that fit the old style RFS-6 devices. We carry custom made low voltage wall plates that fit many different series of low voltage wiring system's electrical devices.

Q & A

Q. My vintage GE rocker switches are mounted in a steel bracket. Should I buy a new strap for these?
A. No, GE's new light switches do not require a mounting strap (unless using with Bracket Mount Wall Plates). They simply snap right into the front of the New Style Switch Plates thereby eliminating the need for a bracket altogether.

Q. Can I use these new switches with my old yoke?
A. No. Do not attempt to insert these switches into an old strap or yoke. New switches are slightly bigger than the old light switches and likely will be damaged - the housing can crack and the buttons can get stuck because it is too tight a fit for them to function properly.

Q. Can I buy GE 3-way low voltage switches?
A. Good news! These can be used as 3 way low voltage switches, too. All you have to do is wire them in parallel to create 3 way switches, 4 way switches, etc. - as many as you want. That way, any switch you click will turn the lights on or off.

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  1. Excellent Product 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 20th Feb 2017

    Working with Kyle switch Plates was a pleasure. I had to phone for a question and the person I spoke with was very knowledgeable and a big help. The product shipped right away and arrived quickly. And the switches look great and work well.

  2. Switches and plate covers 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 19th Jan 2017

    Both were perfect and look great!!!

  3. Great Switches 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 15th Jan 2017

    My switches are approx 45 years old, I think they are the original in the house. Purchased two replacements as a test. They look and work great. Now I only have to purchase 20 more and then figure out how to replace the old rotary master switches. Easy to install as well.

  4. Works Great! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 3rd Aug 2016

    Purchased a home with old light switches- finally getting around to updating and I love the new low voltage switches. Easy to install and looks great. I'll be purchasing more.

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