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Remote Control Help

Discussion in 'Landscape Lighting' started by Richie@, Oct 13, 2012.

  1. Richie@

    Richie@ LawnSite Member
    Posts: 187

    I am looking for a remote control device to control a 1500 watt 120 volt load , the control would have to mount in a two section PVC electrical box with hand held remote , any help would be thankful.

    Richie
     
  2. Richie@

    Richie@ LawnSite Member
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  3. INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting

    INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Richie. I have something that you might be interested in. It is a simple but effective RF transmitter and receiver/switch combo. Best would be to send me a PM or email for the details. Substantially less money than the unit you have found.

    Regards
     
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2012
  4. Viewpoint

    Viewpoint LawnSite Member
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  5. Richie@

    Richie@ LawnSite Member
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    Thank you for the Information guy's.

    Richie
     
  6. Richie@

    Richie@ LawnSite Member
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  7. oberkc

    oberkc LawnSite Member
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    I have a pretty extensive insteon installation in my house, and like it quite a bit.

    Which remote did you order? The remotelinc2?

    While the inlinelinc relay has RF capability, be aware that range can be greatly affected by installation. Metal boxes and wires and wall materials can have significant affect on this range.

    Hopefully, you won't run into any range issues. If you do, however, there are solutions, but this would require an extra device, or two (see access points).

    Personally, I use four insteon devices (appliancelinc) to control four zones of landscape lighting.
     
  8. Richie@

    Richie@ LawnSite Member
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  9. oberkc

    oberkc LawnSite Member
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    OK. That is the inlinelinc relay and remotelinc 2. Pending confirmation of range, these should give you the ability to remotely control the load attached to the inlinelinc.

    In case it is not clear, the inlinelinc can also be made to respond to other insteon controller-type devices, such as wall switches and keypads. If you had a spare box location or unused switch location, you could install an insteon switch and link it to the inlinelinc, using it to control the load as well as using the remotelinc for this purpose.

    In my house, I have four physical locations (all keypads) from which I can manually control my landscape lighting, as well as a dedicated home automation android tablet, and my phone. My landscape lighting is also controlled automatically, based on sunset and season.

    I don't know of your long-term intentions, but thought you should be aware of the possibilities, in case you were not already.
     
  10. Richie@

    Richie@ LawnSite Member
    Posts: 187

    Thanks for the additional information,these controls are for Pool lighting , the relay will be

    approximately 30 feet from the enclosed porch area where the remote will be.
     

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