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Recommendations for dimmer switches?

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I never even thought about adding home automated dimming etc to my movie theater experience.  I've got a couple of dimmer switches I'd like to replace with ones that I can use an api to control.  I'd rather do it at the switch level rather than the bulbs themselves, since that's just one piece of equipment I need to replace rather than eight.

 

Any suggestions for wifi enabled dimmer switches?

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I'm using this controlled by a SmartThings hub.  It's running eight LED can lights in my theater.  It was only $29 when I bought it though.

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9 minutes ago, bullwinkl said:

I never even thought about adding home automated dimming etc to my movie theater experience.  I've got a couple of dimmer switches I'd like to replace with ones that I can use an api to control.  I'd rather do it at the switch level rather than the bulbs themselves, since that's just one piece of equipment I need to replace rather than eight.

 

Any suggestions for wifi enabled dimmer switches?

Honestly, it makes a pretty big difference. :) I'm personally a fan of Hue, and I'm not sure how many switches are API ready. Are there any you're looking at? Keep in mind that if you dim at the bulb instead of the switch, you can bring up just the lights behind your seating when you pause, instead of having to bring up all the lights at once.

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