Lutron Caseta Wireless Smart Lighting Dimmer Switch
Being able to be in full control of your home’s lighting system is such a great advantage. Years ago, you could only get dimmable lights with special switches installed and with special lightbulbs.
Now, you can set up your own dimmable lighting system in less than half an hour, and control it with switches as well as remotes and even your own phone, all by using the Lutron Caseta.
This lighting kit allows you to connect all of your lighting as well as other smart home devices to one thing, and you can operate everything that you need to in whatever way you want.
This kit gives you a ton of customization options, allowing you to truly make your house feel right to you. The first option for controlling your lights included in this kit is the wall switches.
They can be affixed to standard light switch inputs, but offer a lot more control. They’re simple to read, giving you little pictures to signify the four button options available. There’s an on button, an off button, a brightness up button, and a brightness down button.
This is the same layout that you’ll find on the portable remotes, which is the second option they give you for using the system. Arguably the most versatile controller, however, is your phone. Not only can you control all of your lights from it, but you can also view what lights are on and where they are.
For example, if you labeled them all, you could see that the lamp in the living room is off, but the ceiling light is on. From there, you can turn them on and off as well as adjust the brightness.
The app gives you a quick and easy readout of how many lights are on in total, so you can quickly see if something needs to be turned off at night just at a glance. Another feature of the app is the ability to control other smart devices that might be paired with it, such as smart blinds.
It’ll tell you which ones are open and which are closed, and of course you can change that at the press of a button. Finally, one of the best features of this product is that it doesn’t require WiFi in order to operate wirelessly.
Some products can use up a bit of bandwidth, making your WiFi slow down a little bit while using them. This product avoids that problem all together, and even works if your Internet goes down.
Lutron Caseta Smart Start Kit, Dimmer Switch (2 Count) with Smart Bridge and Pico remotes, Works with Alexa, Apple HomeKit, and the Google Assistant | P-BDG-PKG2W-A | White