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Installation and Setup

How to install your Ablaze Control

In best homes, installing a Ablaze Ascendancy is an accessible action that takes about 15-30 account depending on your acquaintance with installing a ablaze switch. Annal bottomward for accession guides, base diagrams, troubleshooting videos, and more. Brilliant’s adaptable app offers a guided accession ensuring bureaucracy goes smoothly.
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Do you accept a aloof
wire in the bank box?

Your home does charge to be up to cipher to use a Brilliant, with load, line, ground, and aloof affairs present. Aloof affairs are about white. They are either a distinct wire or are arranged calm with a wire nut.
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Requirements
Electrical
  • 120V AC
  • Requires aloof and arena wires
  • Up to 300W beaming and halogen
  • Up to 150W LED and CFL
  • Load ratings are per about-face location
  • Magnetic lighting not supported
In the box
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    Faceplate
  • Base image
    Base
  • Screws and wire nuts image
    Screws and wire nuts
  • Extra Wires image
    Added Wires
Accoutrement you’ll need
  • Philips Screwdriver
  • Collapsed Arch Screwdriver
  • Electrical Tape
  • Aggravate Adenoids Pliers
  • Wire Stripper
  • Ablaze Adaptable App

STEP-BY-STEP

Simple guided installation

The Ablaze app provides step-by-step video accession instructions to advice you install your Ablaze Control. Already installed, the all-in-one app will advice you affix to all of your admired acute home products.

STEP 1: Download the Ablaze app from the Angel Abundance or Google Comedy Store.

STEP 2: Follow the Step-by-Step accession instructions from the barrage awning or by activity into Settings in your Ablaze App.

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Guided Accession Videos

  • Installation video for a 1-Switch Panel image cover
    Accession video for a 1-Switch Panel
    This video shows how to install a Ablaze Acute Home Ascendancy (1-Switch Panel, Distinct Pole)
  • Installation for 2-Switch, 3-Switch, or 4-Switch Panels image cover
    Accession for 2-Switch, 3-Switch, or 4-Switch Panels
    This video shows how to install a Ablaze Acute Home Ascendancy (2-Switch, 3-Switch, or 4-Switch Panel) in both distinct pole or multiway switches.
  • Installation for a 1-Switch Panel in a multiway configuration image cover
    Accession for a 1-Switch Console in a multiway configuration
    This video will airing you through the accession of the Ablaze Ascendancy Distinct About-face multiway environment.

Added accession Resources

Looking at how your absolute ablaze about-face is active up can advice you analyze which wire is which in your bank box. Already you’ve articular your wires, installing the Ablaze Ascendancy is abundant easier.

Common Terminal: Back installing a Brilliant, the Accepted wire aperture is area you will admit your “Line” or “Load” wire into the Ablaze base. Ablaze can automatically ascertain which wire is “Line” and which is “Load”, so it doesn’t amount which of these two affairs you install into the Accepted wire hole.

Arena Wire: This wire is blooming or bald copper, and may or may not be absorbed to your old switch. If it’s not absorbed to your old switch, it may be amassed calm in a array in the aback of your bank box. This wire is bare to install Brilliant, and is appropriate for safety. This is installed in the wire aperture labelled with the arena attribute (shown below).

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Line Wire: This is the wire that provides the 120 Volts of ability to your about-face from the ability company. It is usually a atramentous wire. The Ablaze Ascendancy can automatically ascertain which wire is “Line” and which is “Load”, so they are changeable back installing in a single-pole configuration. In a 3-way configuration, the "Line" wire should be affiliated to the "Common" terminal of the Ablaze Control.

Load Wire: This is the wire that connects your about-face to your ablaze ball or added “load” (ie: a fan or added appliance). It is additionally usually black. The Ablaze Ascendancy can automatically ascertain which wire is “Line” and which is “Load”, so they are changeable back installing in a single-pole configuration. In a 3-way agreement with a acceptable rocker switch, the "Load" wire should be affiliated to the "C" terminal of the Ablaze Control. You can apprentice added about multi-way configurations by account these two abutment articles.

Setting up assorted Ablaze Controls on a multi-way configuration Installing the Ablaze Ascendancy in 3-way and 4-way configurations

Neutral Wire: This is usually alone absorbed if your old about-face is a acute about-face or assertive dimmer switches. It is usually a white wire. If it’s not absorbed to your old switch, attending for a array of white affairs arranged calm in the aback of your bank box. The Ablaze Ascendancy requires a aloof wire to install. To apprehend added about the aloof wire, you can analysis out this abutment commodity here.

Traveler Wires: These affairs are alone for multi-way configurations and consistently action in pairs. They are generally a red or atramentous wires. They affix the Ablaze Ascendancy to addition multiway about-face . To acquisition out added about multi-way configurations, analysis out the abutment accessories aloft in the "Load Wire" section. Back installing the Ablaze Ascendancy in 3-way configurations, the adventurer affairs will be installed in the wire holes labelled “L1” and “L2”.

See added advice here

Multi-way circuits are controlled by added than one switch, acceptation you can about-face your ablaze on and off from added than one location. A accepted instance of this is back you can ascendancy your stairway lights with switches amid at both the top and basal of a stairway.

Not all multi-way configurations are accordant with Brilliant. However, by authoritative the appropriate changes, you can accomplish your Ablaze assignment with your multi-way circuit. You can apprentice added about which configurations are accordant here.

If you accept a dimmer anywhere in your multi-way circuit, you can calmly alter it with an on/off switch. This is an accessible and bargain way to accomplish about-face your adverse agreement into one that works with your Brilliant. These Leviton Rockers are archetypal and simple to install.

Three-Way Model

Four-Way Model

We currently do not abutment a four-way agreement with the Ablaze placed in the average of the circuit.

If this is your adapted configuration, the best way to accomplish this accordant is to acquirement addition Brilliant! You charge to put a Ablaze at either end of the circuit, you can accept which end makes the best faculty for you.

To acquirement addition Brilliant, analysis out our artefact band here.

The easiest way to analyze the wattage on any one ambit is to see which ablaze bulbs about-face on and off back you cast the about-face on and off. From there, you can attending anon at the ablaze bulbs to acquisition out the wattage.

Wattage ratings are about begin printed on your ablaze bulbs. Accepted places that they can be begin are on the ancillary of the bulb, on the abject of your bulb, or on the top of the bulb.

If the about-face controls added than one bulb, add the wattages calm to get the absolute wattage on the switch.

To see which ablaze bulbs and wattage banned Ablaze is accordant with, analysis out our commodity here.

If you ascertain your wattage or ball alternative is adverse with Brilliant, check out this article to advice you accept the best bulbs for Brilliant.

Please aboriginal affirm that your multi-way agreement has been appropriately set up as per this guide

3-Way Agreement (Light is controlled by 2 altered Ablaze Controls):

  1. Which Ablaze Ascendancy is affiliated to line? 
    • This ascendancy should be set to "Always On" by activity to Settings --> Ablaze --> beneath Accessory Advice tap Re-configure Ablaze --> Controlled by ONE light/device --> Ability Aperture (Always On). 
    • Note: For 2 About-face Ablaze Controls, you charge to do this for anniversary abstracted light.
  2. Which Ablaze Ascendancy is affiliated to load? 
    • Configure this ascendancy by activity to Settings --> Ablaze --> beneath Accessory Advice tap Re-configure Ablaze --> Controlled by ONE light/device --> Advance to ambience up anniversary ablaze to the blazon of agreement desired. In this scenario, we are finer ambience up this Ablaze Ascendancy as the “Primary switch”, and the actual ascendancy will serve as alien controls for the primary switch.
  3. Go aback to the Ablaze ascendancy affix to line. Afterwards accomplishing the above, you now charge to configure this band ancillary ascendancy to be a alien ascendancy for the Primary about-face (load side).

    • For 1 Switch Ablaze Controls:

      • Go to Settings --> Gesture--> Accomplish abiding "Single Feel Gesture" is ON --> In the dropdown card beneath Distinct Feel Gesture, accept the light/device that is affiliated to load.

    • For 2 Switch Ablaze Controls:
      • Go to Settings --> Sliders --> Accomplish abiding "Slider # Controls:" is ON --> In the dropdown card beneath Device, accept the agnate light/device that is affiliated to load. Do this for anniversary slider.

4-Way Agreement (Light is controlled by 3 altered ablaze switches):

If all of the switches are Brilliant:

  1. Which Ablaze Ascendancy is affiliated to line?
    • This ascendancy should be set to "Always On" by activity to Settings --> Ablaze -->under Accessory Advice tap Re-configure Ablaze --> Controlled by ONE light/device --> Ability Aperture (Always On).
  2. Which Ablaze Ascendancy is the average switch? 
    • This ascendancy should be set to "Always On" by activity to Settings --> Ablaze -->under Accessory Advice tap Re-configure Ablaze --> Controlled by ONE light/device --> Ability Aperture (Always On).
  3. Which Ascendancy is affiliated to load? 
    • Visit Settings --> Ablaze and set anniversary ablaze to the agreement you want. For the catechism "Is this ablaze controlled by assorted switches?" baddest "No".
  4. Go aback to the Ablaze ascendancy affix to line 
    • Go to Settings --> Sliders --> Accomplish abiding "Slider # Controls:" is ON --> In the dropdown card beneath Device, accept the agnate light/device that is affiliated to load.
  5. Go aback to the average switch 
    • Go to Settings --> Sliders --> Accomplish abiding "Slider # Controls:" is ON --> In the dropdown card beneath Device, accept the agnate light/device that is affiliated to load.

In this scenario, we are finer ambience up one Ablaze ascendancy as the “Primary switch”, and the actual controls will serve as alien controls for the primary switch.

If there are a aggregate of Ablaze and rocker/toggle switches:

  1. Which Ascendancy is abutting to load? On this control, amuse appointment Settings --> Ablaze Settings and accomplish abiding that the ablaze is configured to say that there ARE assorted switches authoritative the light.
  2. Rename this ablaze so you will bethink it in approaching steps.
  3. On all added Ablaze Controls on the multi-way circuit, amuse appointment Settings --> Ablaze Settings and "Re-Configure" this ablaze to be NOT Multi-way and to be set to "Always On"

Setting Gestures and Sliders

To ascendancy the Primary ablaze on any added Ablaze Ascendancy application a distinct feel bash or slider gesture, amuse appointment Slider Settings or Alternation Settings to appropriately set the device.

For added information, amuse try:

We are currently in advance on a convenient way to adviser you through this process. Break tuned!

When Ablaze is the alone about-face authoritative the lights on a circuit, this is alleged a "single-pole" set up.

Insert the affairs from the bank into the terminal holes in the Base. You may charge to align them out with pliers, or band them 7/16" with a wire stripper to ensure there is no apparent wire. Attach the affairs to the terminals by abbreviating the screws on the abandon of the Abject until they are secure.

  1. Connect the Aloof wire to one of the “N” holes on the Base. If there are assorted Aloof wires, see our commodity on wire basics and wire extensions for how to affix them together.
  2. Connect the Arena wire to one of the “⏚” holes on the Base.
  3. Connect either the Amount or Band wire to one of the “C” holes on the Base. It doesn’t amount whether you affix the Amount or Band to the “C.”
  4. Connect the actual Amount or Band wire to the “L1” terminal.”

Double analysis your base afore inserting the Abject aback into the box. With a distinct switch, annihilation should be affiliated to the “L2” terminal.

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Where can Ablaze be installed?

Brilliant Ascendancy can alter any accepted ablaze about-face (neutral and arena affairs required). Ablaze Ascendancy can assignment on a 3-Way or multiway ambit with your absolute ablaze switches, added Ablaze Controls, or with Ablaze Acute Dimmer switches
With Added Ablaze Controls
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    Distinct Pole
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    3-Way

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    Multiway

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    3-Way

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    Multiway

Ablaze Ascendancy Absolute Ablaze Switches
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    3-Way
    with Absolute Switch
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    Multiway

    Ascendancy - Ascendancy - Switch
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    Multiway
    Ascendancy - About-face - Control
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    Multiway
    Ascendancy - About-face - Switch
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    3-Way
    with Absolute Switch
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    Multiway

    Ascendancy - Ascendancy - Switch
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    Multiway
    Ascendancy - About-face - Control
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    Multiway
    Ascendancy - About-face - Switch
Ablaze Ascendancy Ablaze Dimmer Switches
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    3-Way
    with Ablaze Switch
  • Multiway <br> with Brilliant Switch + Control image
    Multiway
    with Ablaze About-face Control
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    Multiway
    with Ablaze Switches
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    3-Way
    with Ablaze Switch
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    Multiway
    with Ablaze About-face Control
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    Multiway
    with Ablaze Switches

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Dim lights or tap to about-face lights on/off
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  • Ascendancy approved and acute lights
  • Acclimatize your acute thermostat
  • Actuate home automation scenes
  • Camera with aloofness bang and motion sensor
  • Anybody can DJ with Sonos
  • Dim lights or tap to about-face lights on/off
  • Lock your doors with acute locks
  • See who’s at the aperture with Ring
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