Wall Switches Keypads and Outlets

On/Off Keypad Setup

The content of this article applies to both Insteon On/Off Keypad (8-Button) and Insteon On/Off Keypad (8-Button).

Getting Started

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Turn off power at the service panel and remove the existing wall switch.
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Unfold all of the wires from the junction box. Separate the black wires and cap them with wire nuts.

If your switch's wires do not match the diagram, consult the additional wiring diagrams available below.

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Turn on power and use a voltage detector to identify the live wire; this is your line wire.
 
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Turn off power and connect the corresponding wires from the junction box with the Insteon Wall keypad and cap them with wire nuts.
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Install Insteon Wall Keypad, attach the wall plate and turn on power.
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Follow the on-screen instructions in the Insteon app to add On/Off Keypad.


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Going Further

Dimmer Keypad Setup

The content of this document applies to both Insteon Dimmer Keypad (6-Button) and Insteon Dimmer Keypad (8-Button).

Getting Started

step-1.png
Turn off power at the service panel and remove the existing wall switch.
step-2.png

Unfold all of the wires from the junction box. Separate the black wires and cap them with wire nuts.

If your switch's wires do not match the diagram, consult the additional wiring diagrams available below.

step-3.png
Turn on power and use a voltage detector to identify the live wire; this is your line wire.
 
step-4.png
Turn off power and connect the corresponding wires from the junction box with the Insteon Wall Keypad and cap them with wire nuts.
step-5.png
Install Insteon Wall Keypad, attach the wall plate and turn on power.
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Follow the on-screen instructions in the Insteon app to add Dimmer Keypad.


Bulb Compatability

 
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Only use dimmable bulbs with Insteon Dimmer Keypad

 

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On/Off Toggle Switch Setup

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Going Further

Dimmer Toggle Switch Setup

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Quick Start Guide

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Going Further

On/Off Switch Setup

Getting Started

step-1.png
Turn off power at the service panel and remove the existing wall switch.
step-2.png

Unfold all of the wires from the junction box. Separate the black wires and cap them with wire nuts.

If your switch's wires do not match the diagram, consult the additional wiring diagrams available below.

step-3.png
Turn on power and use a voltage detector to identify the live wire; this is your line wire.
 
step-4.png
Turn off power and connect the corresponding wires from the junction box with the Insteon Wall Switch and cap them with wire nuts.
step-5.png
Install Insteon Wall Switch, attach the wal plate and turn on power.
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Follow the on-screen instructions in the Insteon app to add On/Off Switch.


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Quick Start Guides

Owner's Manual

 

Dimmer Switch Setup

The content in this document applies to both Insteon Dimmer Switch and Insteon Dimmer Switch (High-Wattage).

Getting Started

Turn off power at the service panel and remove the existing wall switch.
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Unfold all of the wires from the junction box. Separate the black wires and cap them with wire nuts.

If your switch's wires do not match the diagram, consult the additional wiring diagrams available below.

step-3.png
Turn on power and use a voltage detector to identify the live wire; this is your line wire.
 
step-4.png
Turn off power and connect the corresponding wires from the junction box with the Insteon Wall Switch and cap them with wire nuts.
step-5.png
Install Insteon Wall Switch, attach the wall plate and turn on power.
step-6.png

Follow the on-screen instructions in the Insteon app to add Dimmer Switch.


Bulb Compatibility

 
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Only use dimmable bulbs with Insteon Dimmer Switch

 

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Quick Start Guide

Owner's Manual

 

Dimmer Outlet Setup

Getting Started

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Turn off power at the service panel and remove the existing wall outlet.
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Connect the corresponding wires from the junction box to the Insteon Wall Outlet and cap them with wire nuts.

if your outlet's wires do not match the diagram, consult the additional wiring diagrams available below.

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Install the Insteon Wall Outlet, attach the wall plate and turn on power.
 
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Follow the on-screen instructions in the Insteon app to add Dimmer Outlet.

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When prompted, press and hold Dimmer Outlet's set button until you hear a double beep.

Dimmer Outlet requires that the Outlet Dimmer Key be fitted to any plug connected to the top, dimmable outlet.


Bulb Compatibility

 
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Only connect lamps with dimmable bulbs to Dimmer Outlet's upper outlet.

 

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Wiring Diagrams

End of Run Outlet

 

Connect the Line, Neutral and Ground wires.

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Middle of Run Outlet

Connect the Line, Neutral and Ground wires. If your old outlet connected to ground with a pigtail, you can discard it.

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Switched Outlet

Connect the Line, Neutral and Ground wires. Disconnect and cap the switched wire (usually red).

In this configuration, the wall switch that controls this outlet will no longer function. If you would like to preserve control of your outlet from the wall switch, replace the switch with Insteon Wall Switch.

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In the junction box that houses the wall switch, replace the standard switch with an Insteon Wall Switch. Connect the Line, Neutral and Ground wires. Cap the switched wire (usually red). Cap the red load wire on the Insteon Switch.

After wiring is complete, link the Insteon Wall Outlet and Wall Switch together.

  1. Turn on both the Insteon Outlet and the Insteon Wall Switch. On Insteon Wall Switch, press and hold the set button until Wall Switch beeps.
  2. On Insteon Wall Outlet, press and hold the set button until Wall Outlet double-beeps.
  3. On Insteon Wall Outlet, press and hold the set button again until Wall Outlet beeps.
  4. On Insteon Wall Switch, press and hold the set button until Wall Switch double-beeps.
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Basic Troubleshooting

 

On/Off Outlet Setup

Getting Started

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Turn off power at the service panel and remove the existing wall outlet.
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Connect the corresponding wires from the junction box to the Insteon Wall Outlet and cap them with wire nuts.

If your outlet's wires do not match the diagram, consult the additional wiring diagrams available below.

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Install the Insteon Wall Outlet, attach the wall plate and turn on power.
 
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Follow the on-screen instructions in the Insteon app to add On/Off Outlet.

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When prompted, press and hold On/Off Outlet's set button until you hear a double beep.

 

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Wiring Diagrams

End of Run Outlet

Connect the Line, Neutral and Ground wires.

Middle of Run Outlet

Connect the Line, Neutral and Ground wires. If your old outlet connected to ground with a pigtail, you can discard it.

Switched Outlet

Connect the Line, Neutral and Ground wires. Disconnect and cap the switched wire (usually red).

In this configuration, the wall switch that controls this outlet will no longer function. If you would like to preserve control of your outlet from the wall switch, replace the switch with Insteon Wall Switch.

switched outlet outlet.png

In the junction box that houses the wall switch, replace the standard switch with an Insteon Wall Switch. Connect the Line, Neutral and Ground wires. Cap the switched wire (usually red). Cap the red load wire on the Insteon Switch.

After wiring is complete, link the Insteon Wall Outlet and Wall Switch together.

  1. Turn on both the Insteon Outlet and the Insteon Wall Switch. On Insteon Wall Switch, press and hold the set button until Wall Switch beeps.
  2. On Insteon Wall Outlet, press and hold the set button for the outlet that you would like to control until Wall Outlet double-beeps.
  3. On Insteon Wall Outlet, press and hold the same set button until Wall Outlet beeps.
  4. On Insteon Wall Switch, press and hold the set button until Wall Switch double-beeps.
 

Basic Troubleshooting

 

Dimmer Switch (2-Wire) Setup

 
 

Getting Started

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Turn off power at the service panel and remove the existing wall switch.

step-2.png

Unfold all of the wires from within the junction box. Separate the black wires and cap them with wire nuts.

step-3.png

Turn on power and use a voltage detector to identify the live wire; this is your line wire.

 
step-4.png

Turn off power and connect the corresponding wires from the junction box with the Insteon Wall Switch an cap them with wire nuts.

step-5.png

Install Insteon Wall Switch, attach the wall plate and turn on power.

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Follow the on-screen instructions in the Insteon app to add Dimmer Switch.


Bulb Compatibility

 
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Only connect incandescent bulbs to Dimmer Switch (2-Wire).

Dimmer Switch (2-Wire) is able to avoid need of a neutral wire by completing an electrical circuit through the connected load. Bulbs that include a power supply like LED and CFL bulbs may emit a soft glow even when the switch is turned off.

 

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