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wjlaw100
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Posted - 04/23/2018 :  04:51:13 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi.

Wanting to hard wire fans in bedrooms to on, put fan controllers in base, and replace single pole switch with a 6/8 button controller. Hopefully this will allow me to control lights/fan speed independently. There is a ground through all locations.

Can the 6/8 button controllers (they say dimming) operate without a load on the dimming side, just as a controller?

again, there is a single pole switch there now in a bedroom to switch on/off the fan, and you must control the fan/light by the pull strings. going to wire that switched lead always hot, use controller in fan base, and replace switch with multi-button controller (always on), so that I can control fan and light separate, while using the other buttons to control other modules in the house.

BLH
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Posted - 04/23/2018 :  05:08:13 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Fan Controllers. Are you thinking about the 2475F FanLinc?
https://www.smarthome.com/fanlinc-insteon-2475f-ceiling-fan-and-light-controller-fixture-module-dual-band.html

The KeypadLinc can be used as a controller only and with no load on the Load Output. Just cap it off and supply Line and Neutral connections.
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