TP Link Dimmer Switch HS220 & Flickering
TP Link Dimmer Switch HS220 & Flickering
TP Link Dimmer Switch HS220 & Flickering
2019-03-17 03:57:31 - last edited 2019-03-17 03:58:42
Model: HS220
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We just connected the dimmer switch today to control 4 recessed led ceiling lights in the living room, but when we dim them just a bit, the lights flicker.  

 

Is this switch not compatible with newer/multiple led lights???

 

Any suggestions?

 

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Re:TP Link Dimmer Switch HS220 & Flickering
2019-03-18 03:48:51

I am also having similar issues with the HS220 smart dimming switch. I installed the switch following the instructions in the KASA app connecting all the wires as instructed.

 

The light bulbs that i choose to use were the Feit LED Chandelier Bulb Soft White, the specs are:

  • 300 Lumens E12 Base
  • 40W Replacement
  • Actual Watts Used 3.3
  • Life Hours 15,000
  • Energy Star® Dimmable

 

Are there certain LED wattage or type of bulb I should try? These ones do not dim at all.

 

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Re:TP Link Dimmer Switch HS220 & Flickering
2019-03-21 19:36:46

@Marsh @GMONEY 

 

The flickering can happen as a result of three things:

 

-Using bubls not compatible with dimmers
-The outlet the smart switch is installed on is not 120V/60Hz, 60Hz in important or flickering/buzzing will happen
-Mixing bulbs of a different brand can cause compatibility issues giving a flicker or buzz

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