Can you use a 3-way dimmer on a single pole?

Can you use a 3-way dimmer on a single pole?

Yes it can work. 3-way switches are spdt (single pole double throw) with 3 screw terminals, and regular switches are spst (single pole single throw) with 2 screw terminals. Just pick the correct two contacts and you are good to go. .

What are the three screws on a light switch?

There are three screw terminals on the body of the switch, in addition to the green grounding screw. One screw, known as the common, is a darker color than the others. The other two screws, usually a lighter brass color, are known as the traveler terminals.

Does black connect to brass?

A black or red-hot wire usually connects to a brass-colored screw terminal or black wire lead on electrical devices. A white neutral wire usually connects to a silver-colored terminal or white wire lead.

Where can I find wiring diagrams for Lutron products and systems?

Search the Lutron archive of wiring diagrams. To find a diagram for a specific product or system, please use the drop-down menus below. 1 Specify the Product or System

What is the phone number for Lutron dimming?

1.844.LUTRON1 (588.7661) . Before calling it’s most helpful to have answers to the following questions: What type of bulb do you want to control? How many switches control the lights you want to dim? How much wattage do you want to control?* Which style of dimmer do you want? What type of bulb do you want to control?

How long does it take to install a dimmer switch?

It only takes about 15 minutes, 3 steps and 1 screwdriver. We make it even easier with the Lutron Wiring Wizard, an interactive tool that provides installation guidance in multiple ways – videos specific to your type of dimmer, a step-by-step interactive guide, and a PDF of the wiring diagram.

What are the best Lutron lighting systems?

RadioRA 3 HomeWorks Whole Building Systems Athena Vive Quantum Limelight by Lutron Enterprise Vue Energi Savr Node Solutions LCP 128 XPS Shading Systems Sivoia QS Sivoia QS Wireless Sivoia QS Triathlon Palladiom Shading System Serena Contract Roller Shades Hyperion Solar-adaptive Shading Fabrics Other Systems Lighting Systems

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