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Compatibility
Elk : M1
INSTEON
X10 Compatible
Features
2-Way Communication
Adjustable On Levels
Adjustable Ramp Rates
Dual-Band
Multi-Way Ready
Scene Capability
Wired
Maximum Incandescent Load
300 Watts.
Voltage
110V AC
277V AC
Ease of Installation
Intermediate (Installs < 60 minutes)
Brand
INSTEON.
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Manage Complex Wiring Circuits with DIN Rails and the INSTEON DIN Rail Dimmer
INSTEON DIN Rail Dimmer
INSTEON DIN Rail Dimmer
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INSTEON DIN Rail Dimmer
Item# 2452-222
Price: $49.99
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Overview

  • Simply clip onto 35mm DIN rail and wire like any other INSTEON dimmer
  • Dimmer with 32 brightness levels and 32 ramp rates
  • Optional sense wires allow for control via a connected, hard-wired switch
  • Compatible with latching, single momentary and dual momentary switches

Essential Info

When planning the electrical wiring for your home or business, avoid adding too many wall switches in a single location. Wall switches ganged together cause homeowner confusion and can quickly ruin the aesthetic of a room. Instead consider adding a single INSTEON keypad to control all the lighting. It's easy when combined with INSTEON DIN Rail products.

For a professional finish to your DIN Rail installation, consider using an Indoor/Outdoor DIN Rail Enclosure with Pre-Installed DIN Rails(s). Optionally, individual DIN Rails and Enclosures are available separately.

Use of DIN rails is common overseas and in US commercial/industrial buildings. Because of their ease of installation, DIN rails are becoming more popular in the US. DIN rail products provide integrators and builders a more custom and organized way to handle complicated wiring circuits.

The DIN Rail Dimmer clips directly onto a 35mm DIN rail and wires to load, power and neutral. Link it to an INSTEON keypad or any other INSTEON device for full remote control over the module and it's connected load. Specifically, DIN rail Dimmer is compatible with the "Top hat rail EN 50022" (sometimes referred to as a Type O or Type Ω) The DIN Rail Dimmer will fit either variation of this style DIN rail (either 15 or 7.5 mm "high" off the mounting surface).

What's a DIN Rail?
It is simply a metal rail on which compatible products (circuit breakers, switches, etc.) can be snapped on. The DIN rail can simply be mounted to any flat surface (or even across studs). Please follow all applicable building and electrical codes whenever installing electrical products.
Top hat DIN rail Cross section With module snapped on

Please note that the DIN Rail Dimmer is not compatible with C section or G section Din rails.

Manuals/Software

More Info

Optional Sense Wire Trigger
The DIN Rail Dimmer features sense inputs for special applications where a local "dumb" switch might be necessary in addition to remote INSTEON control. Sense inputs are compatible with latching, single momentary and dual momentary wall switches. Connect to any style wall switch to match any type of designer theme (antique, push-button, metal, etc.)

Local Control and INSTEON Setup
The DIN Rail Dimmer has a small paddle that operates exactly the same as the best-selling SwitchLinc paddles. So, you can turn the connected load on, off or control its brightness by pressing and holding the paddle. Furthermore, a setup button is provided for setting up other properties as well as for linking and un-linking. Finally a dual-color (green and red) LED displays the on (green) or off (red) status of the connected load.

General
Product Name:INSTEON DIN Rail Dimmer
Brand/Manufacturer:INSTEON
Manufacturer Product No.:2452-222
UPC:813922012798
Warranty:2 years, limited
INSTEON
INSTEON:Controller and responder
Maximum links/scenes:400
Load brightness levels:32 locally (256 with software)
Status LED:Green when load is on, red when load is off
Blinks red once when responder does not acknowledge/blinks green once if all responders acknowledge (can be disabled via software)
Blinks green or red during setup
Blinks red or green (depending upon state of load) to indicate traffic (must be enabled via software)
LED brightness:Adjustable from off to 100% bright
Local on-level:Adjustable from 32 fixed brightness levels or resume dim
Local ramp rate:Adjustable from 0.1 second to 5 seconds locally (0.1 seconds to 8 minutes with software)
Local control:Yes
Commands supported as controller:OnOff
Fast onFast off
Begin brightenEnd brighten
Begin dimEnd dim
Commands supported as responder:OnOff
Fast onFast off
Begin brightenEnd brighten
Begin dimEnd dim
Incremental brightenIncremental dim
Beep
Software configurable:Yes
Ramp Rates (full-ON to full-OFF): 0.125 to 9 seconds if programmed locally, 0.125 seconds to 8 minutes if programmed remotely via software
RF range: 150 feet open air
Phase detect beacon:Yes
X10 support:Yes
X10 addresses:Any 1 of 256 (unassigned by default)
INSTEON device category: 0x01 dimmable lighting control
INSTEON device subcategory:2452-222 (915MHz)0x34
Mechanical
Mounting:35mm (top hat) DIN rail
Wire connections:N/A
Max. cable size:4mm², 12 AWG (2.72mm diameter)
Min. cable size:1.5mm², 15 AWG
Screw DIN rail connections:Line
Neutral
Load
Sense 1
Sense 2
Case color:White
Set button:Yes
Plastic:UV stabilized polycarbonate
Beeper:Yes
Beep on button press:Optional (off by default)
LED:1 RGB
Dimensions: 3.14"H x 2.05"W x 2.48"D
Weight:6.17 oz (175g)
Operating environment:Indoors
Operating temperature range:32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)
Operating humidity range:0-90% relative humidity
Storage temperature range:-4° to 158°F (-20° to 70°C)
Electrical
Voltage:100VAC to 240VAC
Frequency:50/60Hz auto-detected at power-up
Load: Min. 5W, Max 300W at 100-240VAC
Load types:Resistive
Low voltage halogen
Incandescent
User replaceable fuse:Yes
Hardwired remote control:Yes, either latching or momentary switches supported
Retain all settings without power:Yes, saved in non-volatile EEPROM
Standby power consumption:<1W
Safety approved:ETL
Certifications:FCC
FCC ID:SBPDR01

Images/Video

Without Switch Mode  Latching Mode  Single Momentary Mode  Dual Momentary Mode 
Without Switch Mode  Latching Mode  Single Momentary Mode  Dual Momentary Mode 

Reviews

13 Ratings
5 star: 92%  (12)
4 star: 8%  (1)
3 star: 0%  (0)
2 star: 0%  (0)
1 star: 0%  (0)
Average Customer Rating
(13 customer ratings)
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JOSENIVALDO -- jaguariuna, XX   5/4/2014
The DIN form factor is very good to install on the power distribution panel or in the attic.
GUILLERMO -- miami, FL   7/18/2013
Great product to lead to homeautomation. We need am inwall LCD that controls everything that could go a step closer to vantage or lutron
GUILLERMO -- miami, FL   5/17/2013
I'm building the systems now with this module. Great product
DAVID -- mukwonago, WI   5/6/2013
Works great. Be aware the sense inputs can not be used for anything other than a latching circuit.
JOHN -- monee, IL   1/21/2013
Exactly what I needed! We have a large vent hood over our range, the wife leaves the light in the hood on quite often. I installed one of these to control the lights, works great, existing switch is used to "trigger" this module and I can still shut the light off remotely.
George Keepers -- portland, OR   12/30/2012
Bought two of these to test converting an old Touchplate system to to an Insteon controlled system. This product is exactly whats needed and works as I expected from the description. I am able to use the Touchplate momentary switches to control the device--so no need to change switches. MyISY-99 recognized the devices immmediately and can program their options. CQC ISY-99 driver recognizes it and can control it as well. Remote control, programability, multiple, inexpensive switches for a load...a great step forward.

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