HS220 as 3 way if only using one of the switches

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HS220 as 3 way if only using one of the switches
HS220 as 3 way if only using one of the switches
2020-08-12 05:40:51
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Hi there, 

 

I am wondering if the HS220 will work in a 3 way swich if I only use that one switch with the HS220 installed to adjust the lights and not use the other switch at all? 

 

Thanks

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Re:HS220 as 3 way if only using one of the switches
2020-08-12 16:41:48

@Jtmon3y 

You must replace the 3way that has the power connected.

Connect power to LINE of the HS220.

Connect both travellers to the LOAD of the HS220.

By connecting the HS220 this way the 3way switch that is at the other end can be toggeled without effecting the light.

Let us know how it goes.

 

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Re:HS220 as 3 way if only using one of the switches
2020-08-12 17:13:22

@B.Will 

 

Awesome thanks so much !  I will give this a go!

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Re:HS220 as 3 way if only using one of the switches
2020-08-19 15:28:44

@B.Will 

 

Can you provide a little more info for this setup? I have 2 sets of can lights I am trying to put on a smart dimmer (HS220). Both of them are 3-way switches. If I leave the other switch alone, I just need to find the switch that has the POWER connected to it, correct? How do I identify that switch? How do you identify the travelers? Thanks!

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Re:HS220 as 3 way if only using one of the switches
2020-08-19 16:21:09 - last edited 2020-08-19 16:22:15

@OscarC  You may want to use a electrician.

To identify the power source you will have the switches exposed and the power on. And use a meter or contactless tester.

 

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Re:HS220 as 3 way if only using one of the switches
2020-08-19 19:12:59

@B.Will  I ended up just guessing and choosing the switch closest to the breaker box and luckily it was the right one!  Only downside was I had to install it upside down as that was the only way it fit in my box.  Also took some time for me to connect the 2 travellers and get them attached to the single screw as I'm no electrician.  Glad it's working tho, thanks B Will

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Re:HS220 as 3 way if only using one of the switches
2020-08-19 19:16:36

@Jtmon3y Your Welcome, glad to be of help.

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Re:HS220 as 3 way if only using one of the switches
2020-08-20 12:32:15

@B.Will I have replaced multiple switches before. Just trying to figure out best way to identify the power switch. Once I take cover off and turn on power, will it be the one with the hot line?

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Re:HS220 as 3 way if only using one of the switches
2020-08-20 13:11:29

@OscarC The travellers are the brass/copper colored screws.

The common is the black screw.

Power on, light off, the common that has power is the hot(powered switch).

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Re:HS220 as 3 way if only using one of the switches
2020-08-20 14:46:13

@B.Will Thanks. I will give it a shot!

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Re:HS220 as 3 way if only using one of the switches
2021-01-24 11:27:17

@B.Will does anything connect to the neutral on the hs220? This is my setup  now, I'll be replacing the left switch. : 

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