What are Z-wave light switches?
Z-wave switches are one you can control your home lighting from your smart phone, Alexa, or Z-wave controller interface. The configuration options for your lighting are endless.
Can you put a dimming switch on any light?
A dimmer switch can be installed anywhere that an existing on or off switch is in place. Replacing the current toggle switch with a dimmer switch will allow you to change the lights’ brightness, so long as you are using a light bulb that is compatible with the dimmer you have chosen.
What happens if you put a non-dimmable bulb in a dimmer?
If you install a non-dimming LED bulb in a circuit with a dimming switch, it will likely operate normally if the dimmer is at its 100% or fully on. Dimming the bulb, will likely cause erratic behavior such as flickering or buzzing and ultimately may cause damage to the bulb.
How long do Z-wave switches last?
Time varies up to two years – Amazon noted the last one I purchased was December 11, 2016. Today 5 of the 10 don’t communicate with the hub. Regardless of the cost it is a hassle to remove wall switches and replace them. At a 50% rate of failure – I will not be purchasing more GE Z-wave wireless smart switches.
How does a Z-Wave light switch work?
Z-Wave is a wireless technology that fits inside normal household items such as light switches, wall plugs, door locks and thermostats that allows you to communicate with them. You can also use controlling hubs to make these devices “Smart” by having these devices react to things like energy consumption, dynamic sunrise/sunset times,…
What is a Z Wave wall switch?
Aeotec Dual Nano Switch is a Z-Wave Smart Switch specifically used to enable Z-Wave command and control (on/off) of any wall switches.
What are the best Smart LED dimmer switches?
TP-Link Kasa HS220. Setting up the TP-Link Kasa HS220 dimmer switch is fairly easy as it can replace your existing light switches.
Are all Z-Wave switches compatible?
Not all Z-Wave light switches are compatible with your Z-Wave hub so we’ve made it easy for you to shop by selecting your hub model below to find the switches and dimmers that will integrate well with your z-wave network. Z-wave switches are one you can control your home lighting from your smart phone, Alexa, or Z-wave controller interface.