Advantages of Modular Switch | Disadvantages of Modular Switch

This page covers advantages and disadvantages of Modular Switch and its basics. It mentions benefits or advantages of Modular Switch and drawbacks or disadvantages of Modular Switch.

What is Modular Switch?

Switch is an electrical component which can break or make an electrical circuit. This interrupts flow of current or diverts it from one conductor to the another.

Modular switches are latest version of conventional switches. They are safer and more convenient to use. They are available in different sizes, shapes and colors. Modular switches are multi-functional in nature. They are used to power appliances, gadgets as well as data/Telephone communication equipments.

Modular switches

Following are the common features of modular switches.
• Minimum visibility of screws.
• Anti Weld designs.
• Smooth operation
• Safety
• Shuttered sockets
• Ease of installation and assembling
Refer Modular vs Normal Switch >> for difference between modular switch and normal switch.

Benefits or advantages of Modular Switch

Following are the benefits or advantages of Modular Switch:
➨It looks beautiful and hence used for luxury home requirements.
➨It does not require metal screws and cables.
➨There is no risk of electric shock and hence it can be preferred for safety requirements of childrens and adults.
➨Its configuration is not fixed and hence meets changing requirements of the consumers.
➨It is very easy to install unlike traditional electrical switches.
➨It has more life span than normal switch due to advanced design and manufacturing processes.
➨Modular switches and sockets can be changed to any orientation after initial installation. Hence it doesn't require country specific adapters. Hence it doesn't provide any hassles to your relatives/friends travelling from abroad in using modular sockets.

Drawbacks or disadvantages of Modular Switch

Following are the drawbacks or disadvantages of Modular Switch:
➨They are expensive compare to normal switches.
➨They have less features compare to smart electrical switches made using wifi, zigbee and other wireless standards.

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