Good evening, everyone. In order to turn on the lights in my basement, I must descent the dark, creepy stairs and try not to bash my ankles into a coffee table as I fumble for the pull string on the lamp. (My wife really hates this.)
Rather than run new Romex up to the top of the stairs and install a dumb switch, I would like to take advantage of my ZWave network (Indigo with a Aeotec Z-Stick S2). My thought was to pair a ZWave LED bulb with either:
a) a wall switch that could send a ZWave ON command directly to the bulb
b) a wall switch that can send an ON command to the controller, which when triggered sends an ON command to the bulb.
Option a) seems more direct, but the wall controllers I’ve seen are very expensive and have multiple buttons, which I don’t need.
I’m fine using Option b), but I still need help choosing a switch. I already installed a GE switch to control my front porch light (which Indigo turns on and off at sunrise and sunset for me), but that would not be the right choice for my basement project because there is no load. What I need is a ZWave switch with only a neutral and a line connection. Does that exist?
Dark Man Cave