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Want Aeotec Nano Dimmer to control other devices


I have a 2-gang wall switch in my house that I've covered with a blank plate, because on the inside I have connected the wires together, to be always-on (because I have Z-wave bulbs in those lights and need them to always receive power in order to control).

I'm wondering if I can wire an Aeotec Nano Dimmer in there, to control other devices throughout the house. 

IE: Wire it in the 2-gang spot, give it incoming power, don't have any power output wires connected. And then connect two rocker switches to S1 and S2. And within Vera, set scenes where "If S1 is pressed, it toggles this device" and similar for S2.

Do you think this would actually work?

Yes, you can do this.
Not sure why you are using a nano dimmer possibly because it's 2 wire?
I have a similar setup using a ZWBCL2 operating 2 remote Z-Wave relays, there is a delay which is z-Wave induced but it works.
If you can set up an association it should be instanteous.

You're correct-- it's a no-neutral situation. It's the best solution I've found so far-- but I'm always open to suggestions :)

Thanks you-- I'll give it a try.

Are you in AUS? Looks like that's where your product is from.

Yes, I have it working with ZWBCL2. Not tested with a 2 wire option.


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