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Old 12-05-2020, 09:34 PM   #1
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Anyone accomplish the following?

In my kitchen I have 2 light switches that control the lights. One is a standard switch and the other is a dimmer. I can approach either and turn the lights on and off.

I want to install a smart dimmer or switch that will turn the lights on and off.

I have found standard 3 way switches, but dimmers are hard to find.

Question is there a kit I need to buy? Do I need to just replace the standard switch and not the dimmer?

I tried today to put a smart dimmer in and it didnít work. Not sure if I did it right. Any help appreciated!
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Old 12-06-2020, 10:42 PM   #2
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What switch did you buy? I assume it’s a wifi switch?

It’s been awhile since I’ve looked and use Zwave switches myself. When I set up my smarthome, 3-way wifi switches were not available.

Some smart switches can use the existing switch and some require a companion switch.
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Thanks I just got a 3 way Wemo switch non dimmer. Going to try that out!
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It worked! Just needed to move the manual dimmer to the other switch and install the wemo. Took lots of trial and error but up and running.
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