How do you wire an Insteon switch?

Getting Started

  1. Turn off power and connect the corresponding wires from the junction box with the Insteon Wall Switch and cap them with wire nuts.
  2. Install Insteon Wall Switch, attach the wall plate and turn on power.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions in the Insteon app to add Dimmer Switch.

How do I link an Insteon device?

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How do you wire a 3 way Insteon switch?

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How do you wire a double dimmer switch?

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Do Insteon dimmers work with LED bulbs?

The Insteon 2477D dimmer is officially rated for incandescent lighting only. However we’ve seen many people successfully use Insteon dimmers with LED lighting.

How do I unlink my Insteon switch?

To Unlink:

  1. Press and hold the set button on the ‘controller’ until it beeps and the LED starts flashing green.
  2. Release.
  3. Press and hold the set button again until it beeps and the LED starts flashing RED.
  4. On the responder you are now looking to unlink, press and hold the set button for about 3 seconds until it beeps.

Can you put two dimmer switches on the same circuit?

You can only have one dimmer per group. You can put the dimmer at either location, but not both locations. There are “companion” dimmers available from some companies, that allow you to place additional dimmers in the circuit.

Can I put a dimmer on a light with 2 switches?

With a standard single-pole dimmer, a single switch controls the light. With a three-way dimmer, you can control a light with two switches. You will need a three-way dimmer and a three-way switch. This lets you dim from one location and turn the lights on and off from another.

What does L1 L2 and COM mean?

The single direction plane switch has two L1 terminals, the terminal to which the neutral cable is connected – the blue cable (traditional black, before changing). COM or Common is the terminal to which the live core cable is connected – this is the brown cable (red era).

Can I use Insteon without hub?

One option users used to use instead of the Insteon Hub is the Insteon PLM Serial Modem. This provides you with an RJ45 connection to interface with the powerline connectivity of the Insteon system.

Are Insteon dimmers Triac?

Insteon dimmers are “forward phase” dimmers so when dealing with lighting manufacturers, make sure they are compatible with forward phase triac dimming. Get a sample before you fit the whole house with custom lighting.

What is an Insteon Hub?

Insteon Hub sets the bar for easy-to-use home automation; control and monitor your home from your smartphone or tablet, create schedules and multi-device scenes, configure alerts from sensors and more.

Is Insteon being discontinued?

Smart Home Company Insteon Shut Down—and Left Customers in the Dark | WIRED.

What is wrong with Insteon?

Many of Insteon’s wall switches were actual electrical switches, so the worst that will ever happen is that they become dumb switches. Even without the Insteon servers and app, Insteon’s protocol has been reverse-engineered for a while now, so it’s possible to control the devices locally without the app.

Is Insteon going away?

Following a sudden shutdown of the company’s forums and the suspicious distancing of key executives (including the president and chairman of Insteon’s parent company), Insteon has finally issued a statement that seems to confirm that it’s going out of business.

Is Insteon coming back?

A ‘small group of passionate Insteon users’ acquired the company and rebooted the servers. Anyone with an Insteon hub still hooked up may be surprised to find it started working again over the weekend. Insteon quietly shut down without warning back in April.