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Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Bethesda, MD USA
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I have my "All Off" scenes set to include turning off the fans. I likewise have bedside keypads in the master bedroom configured to toggle them on/off (to one of the speeds).
I do not yet have my family room fan installed but can definitely see where being able to control it from multiple locations (large open space adjacent to kitchen) will come in handy.
I'd use them for bathroom fans but there's no 'simple' way to have a timer associated with them, like on the non-RA Lutron countdown fan timers. THOSE are great for bathrooms. They use the from side switch (dimmer adjustment on RA2 lights) to adjust the timer duration. I'd LOVE to have that kind of functionality with RA integration.
I plan on moving one of the fan controllers to a different spot as the wall only has a two gang box (and no room for more). I'll use the keypad for the fan speed & light, along with another dimmer for the ceiling recessed cans. Right now the fan light isn't switched (just the chain). I could move that dimmer somewhere else but I feel it'd be more useful to have a hybrid dimmer/keypad there instead (as there's no hybrid/fan device). I suspect they'd sell a lot of them if they made a fan/light combo unit.