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If it has chain controls, one changes the direction, Clockwise, Counter clockwise. The other one alters the speed in 4 pulls, from OFF, SLOW SPEED, MEDIUM SPEED, FAST SPEED, and back to OFF. If there are three chains, the third turns the light on an off.

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