vakiokytkin

English translation: standard switch

08:24 Jun 20, 2018
Finnish to English translations [PRO]
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Finnish term or phrase: vakiokytkin
The term "vakiokytkin" is used in this commercial description of a lamp:

"Valaisimessa on integroitu LED valonlähde jonka valoteho on säädettävissä vakiokytkimellä. Kytkimen "päälle/pois" -toiminnalla saa joko 100%, 50% tai 25% valotehon."

Here is a picture of one (of several) lamps that this description applies to: http://www.laatuvalaisin.fi/media/catalog/product/cache/1/im...

How should "vakiokytkin" be rendered in this context?

Thanks
G. L.
United States
Local time: 14:15
English translation:standard switch
Explanation:
The description of how the system functions is not sufficient enough to tell how you should put the switch on and off to get the light go dimmer or brighter.
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Timo Lehtilä
Finland
Local time: 00:15
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4standard switch
Timo Lehtilä


  

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standard switch


Explanation:
The description of how the system functions is not sufficient enough to tell how you should put the switch on and off to get the light go dimmer or brighter.

Timo Lehtilä
Finland
Local time: 00:15
Native speaker of: Finnish
PRO pts in category: 16
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks! I thought that "standard switch" might be correct, but I had some lingering doubts that "vakio-" referred to an actual property of the switch ("constant switch" or similar) .

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