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You boys MUST be bored !

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I thought I had my shopping list sorted and was going to purchase tomorrow!

I was planning:
Downlight: EN-DLM981X + EN-BZ91MW
Dimmable bulbs: EN-DGU005
Fibaro Dimmer 2 module
Lighting switch: Retrotouch 00219
SmartThings hub

Many of you are saying to avoid Fibaro with SmartThings. Do you have an alternative option I should go for ?
Any of the above can be changed

It depends on your location to what is available, my inset ceiling lights are not smart, I need them to work when they are needed, I just would not trust them to any smart integration, we use side table lights with WiFi rgbw lamps that use cloud integration with ST which I will say has always been solid

So really I cannot comment on a dimmer, have you looked in the add device section of the ST app and looked in the dimmer section, you may find something in there that you are familiar with and fits your needs

If and when JD feels up to it, I have no doubt he will have much more usefull information on the subject

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For the present, I’ve stopped making recommendations on smartthings setups, because I’m just too far out of the loop. :sleeping:

@vp143 , I suggest you start a new thread under projects and title it “First lighting project with SmartThings (UK)” and put your post there and I’m sure you’ll get lots of feedback and suggestions. :sunglasses:

(Make sure you put UK in the topic title or you’ll get a bunch of suggestions for US devices that you won’t be able to use. )

Good luck!

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Respectfully disagree with out of touch, you knowledge is unrivaled JD but it is your perogative.


Something must also be said about the current state of Smartthings and my apologies if you are already aware and a user

Smartthings was/is a user friendly Home automation system, it has many plus points and many minus points

Presently Smartthings is undergoing yet more changes and to that end what works today may not tomorrow, users experienced and new are struggling to keep up and understand Smartthings changes so be aware the Smartthings platform is very much like shifting sands


Sure as you are using Fibaro, i suppose you are in europe. Give the sonoff zigbee mini a look (which is the equivalent of the single switch) As for the dimmer you can buy the Aeotec or Qubino dimmers. I have not used either of them though.

If memory serves, he who shall not be named was less worried about the right to be forgotten, more disenfranchised by Smartthings constant ability to break things and the reduction of features like SMS in the UK.
He publicly posted that ‘ST are a bunch of C***S’ and got a short ban, when he came back he was not happy at all.
His decision to have all 15,000+ of his posts deleted from this forum was his way of giving two fingers to ST. In the end it only effected us users and left lots of holes everywhere.