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bmartin15
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Posted - 02/03/2018 :  1:21:33 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
B2457D2-- I have one of these set up on a lamp in my daughters room. It is controlled by an Insteon on/off switch on the wall. I have tried to plug in two other lamps and the Plug in keeps switching on and off uncontrollably. I disabled the load switch and it seemed to work but once I had Google home turn it on and off it started switching itself on and off again. I don't have a dimmable bulb in my daughters light so that can't be the issue. Any suggestions on getting these to work for other lamps? I have two that are basically useless if not.

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Posted - 02/03/2018 :  2:17:23 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Dimmer modules should be used with dimmable loads only. Otherwise, you risk damaging the module, the load, or both. If you have a non-dimmable load, use one of the On/Off modules instead.

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Posted - 02/03/2018 :  3:07:13 PM  Show Profile  Visit stusviews's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Even if it works, you will certainly reduce the life expectancy of the module, load and/or both

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lilyoyo1
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Posted - 02/04/2018 :  10:21:34 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
As already noted; using a non dimmable device with a dimmable device can Savage that device. With that said, I would remove the device from your hub, factory reset it and see if it works properly. If it does, I would then go out and get a dimmable bulb. If the lamplimcs is damaged, I would either replace it with an on/off module or use another one with the proper bulb type it was designed for.

Edited by - lilyoyo1 on 02/04/2018 10:23:27 PM
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