Three way dimmer in-wall dimmer that doesn't require a neutral wire?


(Sean Vreeland) #1

Hey dudes,

So I have a simple toggle switch that controls one overhead light. I’m trying to replace the “dumb” switch for a smart switch that has dimming capabilities for LED bulbs.

I purchased the Leviton 600w Decora switch ( http://leviton.com/en/products/dz6hd-1bz ), but it requires a neutral wire. However, the box there doesn’t appear to have a neutral wire, only two black wires and ground.

I tried installing it anyway, but as expected the dimmer doesn’t work and when it’s on the bulbs just flash.

I was also told the Lutron Caseta doesn’t need a neutral wire, but that requires the Lutron smart hub.

So there is a good in-wall switch that doesn’t require a neutral wire and has dimming capabilities?

Thanks,


(Jimmy) #2

Lutron Caseta


(Sean Vreeland) #3

@prjct92eh2 thanks for your response - This one? Doesn’t this require the Lutron “Smart Bridge”?


(Michael) #4

Yes it does to integrate with ST


(Sean Vreeland) #5

Right, looking for a zwave type dimmer that can integrate into ST .


#6

That doesn’t require a neutral wire? I have never seen one. I have a situation without a neutral, that’s why I went with the Caseta.


(Jimmy) #7

All z-wave dimmers I’ve seen Require a neutral. There is an in wall relay that doesn’t. Otherwise Lutron is the only way.