How do I know what Lutron switch I have?

How do I know what Lutron switch I have?

With Lutron dimmers/ switches the model number can be located on the side of the device on a white label. If you are unable to find the white label on the side of the dimmer, there are a select few devices where the model number would be stamped on the front of the yoke.

What does a LUT MLC do?

The Lutron LUT-MLC is a minimum load cap that ensures proper function when fluorescent, CFL, or LED loads are used. Install the LUT-MLC Inside a load fixture or in a separate j-box within the circuit.

Does Lutron Caseta work with LED lights?

Be aware that the Lutron Caseta system works only with single color LED strip lights, and only provides brightness control. If you are looking for something to work with color changing lights such as RGB LED strip lights, you will need to look for an alternative approach.

Does Lutron Caseta require neutral wire?

The Lutron Caseta Bridge skips the need for a neutral wire. Part of the need for a neutral wire is keeping your smart switch powered on all day and all night. This is required for keeping your smart switch connected with your smart environment and the internet.

Do Lutron dimmers work with LED bulbs?

Lutron LED+ dimmers work with a broad range of dimmable LEDs, and all incandescent and halogen bulbs.

Are Lutron dimmer switches good?

Our Verdict. Selected for easy installation, adjustable lighting, and the ability to support up to 17 bulbs, we selected the Lutron as our top dimmer switch option. For users looking to integrate a dimmer switch with their smart home system, the TanTan model makes a great addition to Alexa or Google Home devices.

How do I get rid of LED ghosting?

Electronic dimmers without neutral connections need a return path when the light bulb (load) is off to power the circuit inside the dimmer. This capacitor provides a lower impedance return path for the dimmer to bypass the bulb when “off” which reduces or eliminates LED ghosting.

What causes LED ghosting?

What causes LED bulb ghosting? In most cases, when you turn a standard dimmer off, the electronics inside do not receive any power. Caseta wireless digital smart dimmers still need to receive a small amount of power to be able to receive RF signals. This tiny bit of current can cause this bulb ghosting phenomenon.

Who makes the best quality dimmer switches?

The Lutron Maestro LED+ Dimmer caters to different needs and preferences, is compatible with single-pole or multi-location dimming applications, and offers 250 different brightness levels. Its flexible, user-friendly, and adaptable design earns it the top spot on our list.

Why does my light still glow when off?

The filament of an incandescent bulb gets extremely hot to give off white-hot light. When you turn off the power to the bulb, the filament takes a few seconds to start cooling down. So it continues to glow slightly as the filament is still quite hot for a few seconds.

How do I stop my LED lights ghosting?

Change out one bulb for an incandescent/halogen If you do not want to change all of your LED lamps, then you can insert an incandescent / halogen bulb into the circuit. This can help to stabilize the other LED lamps and improve the dimming performance.

Can I have 2 Lutron smart bridge?

While the Lutron app can only connect to one Bridge at a time, any HomeKit app can connect to any amount of Bridges simultaneously. So while you will need the Lutron app to setup your devices, you do not need it to control your devices.

Does Lutron Caseta work without bridge?

Cas├ęta dimmers & switches are able to communicate directly to Lutron Pico remotes and do not require a bridge or wifi to function.

Can I use ground as neutral?

A ground is not a neutral period. The last thing you want is the chassis of your washer as a current carrying conductor. If your house has a bonded neutral and ground then it should be at only at one connector and that is your circuit breaker panel and nowhere else.

  • October 24, 2022