Works with Amazon Alexa. Controls up to 17, 8.5 watt LED bulbs and works without white neutral wire, meaning it’s compatible even with older homes. Easy-to-use app grants users ability to pre-schedule lighting for certain times of day. Easy to install.
Dimmer does not showcase ability to set default dimming mode.
Switch comes with multiple color options. Works with Alexa and other smart home HUBs. Purchase is accompanied by helpful customer service from manufacturer. Simple to install and utilize. Automatically remembers last dim setting. Compatible with LED bulbs.
Neutral wire is required for installation and use.
Proves to be an energy efficient in-wall smart dimmer choice. Integrates well with Alexa, Google Assistant, Microsoft Cortana, and Kasa app, which boasts an intuitive interface. Comes with easy-to-follow installation instructions. Works with dimmable LED (150-watt max) or incandescent bulbs (300-watt max).
Deeper in size than standard light switch.
Switch remembers last light setting after being turned off. Can be added into 3-switch plate without replacing other 2-light switches. Allows for quick and easy installation. Compatible with 500-watt single lights, 400-watt 2-gang incandescent lights, and 150-watt CFL or LED lights.
Standard cover plate screws are not the correct size for this light switch.
Switch automatically remembers most recent brightness setting after being turned off. Includes multiple paddles to match aesthetic of any home. Compatible with dimmable LED, CFL, incandescent and halogen bulbs. LED indicator light can be turned on or off.
Requires a smart hub – such as Amazon Alexa, SmartThings, ADT Pulse, etc. for use.
If you’re turning your home into a Smart home, one of the devices that will most noticeable streamline your schedule is an in-wall smart dimmer. These smart light switches allow you to control lights based on time, day, or even season. You can set them to follow a specific schedule, or you can even control them through an app – whether you’re home or not. If you live in an older home, you may want to look into in-wall smart dimmers that do not require a neutral wire. Smart dimmers are not always compatible with all types of bulbs, so make sure that the dimmer you choose works with your lighting.
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