Trying to figure out what type of low voltage electrical system you have installed in an old house? Kyle Switch Plate has assembled photographs of most low voltage switches, straps, relays and wall plates to help you find your brand, plus we offer replacement parts if you need to remodel or add to your current setup. We offer tips to help you determine which system is installed in your home.
Vintage Bryant low voltage switches and solenoid relay.
Old low voltage switch plates and strap from General Electric.
The next several images are versions General Electric's decorator series. Shown here is a 2-gang GE RFS decorator switch plate with rocker switches and a pilot light. These types of wall plates have been discontinued. It is possible to reproduce a similar look with Decora switch plates and Kyle Switch Plates exclusive switch overlays.
Duplex Overlay Panel (shown here with pilot light and toggle switch)
GE RFS decorator switch plate with three rows of rocker switches. Touch Plate has stylish low voltage switches that are compatible with GE low voltage switches if you'd liike to upgrade to a more contemporary system.
4 gang GE RFS decorator switch plate with rocker switches.
GE RFS decorator switch plate frame, switch and parts.
GE RFS decorator switch plate panels for toggle and low voltage switches.
Bracket mount switches in yoke and in switchplate. Parts are still available:
Old Remcon style rocker switch plates and switches, newer style, transformer.
Find options for Replacement Remcon switches for a low voltage system.
Touch-Plate metal overlay switches, frame and plates. While there are no direct replacements for this style of Touchplate light switch covers, Touch Plate does have an extension selection of new style control units.
Touch-Plate 5000 series switch plates with mounting brackets.
Touchplate Genesis series switch plates and electrical light switches come in one- and two-gang versions in white, ivory, and almond.
Touch Plate Classic series button switches, controls and bracket. This series has lighting control units with up to 18 buttons. These are also compatible with Remcon systems for use with their multi-switch light plates.
Many older low voltages switches were installed in drywall without electrical boxes.
GE RCS low voltage switches and pilot lights in stainless steel switch plate. These look similar to modern Decora wall plates but are a slightly different size. Switches often had red pilot lights and were printed with the words ON and OFF.
Wall switch plate with 3 GE RTS low voltage toggle switches. These toggle switches are at rest sticking straight out from the wall plate. You flick them up or down to control lights. While there are no direct replacements for these triple toggle low voltage light switches, there are single toggle versions available. Another option if you like having the switches protrude from the wall and need up to three switches are the Sierra Despard trigger switches which may be stacked with one, two, or three switches in a strap.