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Insteon Micro Dimmer Module

Insteon Micro Dimmer Module
Insteon Micro Dimmer Module
Insteon Micro Dimmer Module
Insteon Micro Dimmer Module
Insteon Micro Dimmer Module
Insteon Micro Dimmer Module
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SKU: 2442-222
Brand: Insteon
Turn Any Wall Switch Into an INSTEON Remote Controllable Dimmer.
Price: $49.99


  • Wires in behind your existing switches or fixtures
  • Sense wires allow for control via a connected, hard-wired switch
  • Compatible with latching, single momentary and dual momentary switches
  • Programmable on-level and ramp rate
  • 100W capacity for 120V systems (200W capacity for 240V systems)
  • Auto senses 50hz or 60 hz

Essential Information

Adding remote control to wired lights usually means replacing switches, not any more. With INSTEON's new dual-band Micro Dimmer Module, you can keep your existing antique, toggle or decorative wall switches while adding the customizable, dimmable remote control functionality of a SwitchLinc Dimmer. Customize your lights with a preset brightness level and ramp rate, then control it from any INSTEON controller.

This compact module installs behind your existing switch, giving it full INSTEON automation while retaining local control at the switch by way of sense wires. Connect the sense wires to any style wall switch to match any type of designer theme (antique, push-button, metal, etc.) Micro Dimmer is also so that it can be installed as an in-line module within a fixture box, providing remote control dimming without having to run wires to a wall switch.

Product Name:INSTEON Micro Dimmer
Manufacturer Product No.:2442-222
Warranty:2 years, limited
INSTEON:Controller and responder
Maximum links/scenes:400
Load brightness levels:32 locally (256 with software)
Status LED:Green when load is on, red when load is off
Blinks red once when responder does not acknowledge/blinks green once if all responders acknowledge (can be disabled via software)
Blinks green or red during setup
Blinks red to indicate traffic (must be enabled via software)
LED brightness:Adjustable from off to 100% bright
Local on-level:Adjustable from 32 fixed brightness levels or resume dim
Local ramp rate:Adjustable from 0.1 second to 5 seconds locally (0.1 seconds to 9 minutes with software)
Local control:Yes
Commands supported as controller:OnOff
Fast onFast off
Begin brightenEnd brighten
Begin dimEnd dim
Commands supported as responder:OnOff
Fast onFast off
Begin brightenEnd brighten
Begin dimEnd dim
Incremental brightenIncremental dim
Software configurable:Yes
RF range:150 feet open air (may vary due to local interference)
Phase detect beacon:Yes
X10 support:Yes
X10 addresses:Any 1 of 256 (unassigned by default)
INSTEON device category:0x01 dimmable lighting control (all frequencies)
INSTEON device subcategory:2442-222 (915MHz)0x35
Mounting:Behind switch or above light fixture in single-gang electrical box
Wire connections:Sense 1 (yellow): 24 AWG, 0.205mm
Sense 2 (purple): 24 AWG, 0.205mm
Max. cable size:4mm, 12 AWG (2.72mm diameter)
Min. cable size:1.5mm, 15 AWG
Screw clamp connections:Line
Neutral 1
Neutral 2
Case color:White
Set button:Yes
Plastic:UV stabilized ABS+PC
Beep on button press:Beeps when button is pressed or connected switch is tapped (must be enabled via software)
Dimensions: 1.8"H x 1.8"W x 0.7"D
Weight:2.52 oz
Operating environment:Indoors
Operating temperature range:32 to 104F (0 to 40C)
Operating humidity range:0-90% relative humidity
Storage temperature range:-4 to 158F (-20 to 70C)
Voltage:100VAC to 240VAC
Frequency:50/60Hz auto-detected at power-up
Max. load:200W (at 240VAC)
100W (at 140VAC)
Load types:Incandescent
Hardwired remote control:Yes, either latching or momentary switches supported
Retain all settings without power:Yes, saved in non-volatile EEPROM
Standby power consumption:<1W
Safety approved:ETL, CE, C-Tick
Certifications:FCC, UL, IEC, EN

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