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I have 13 LED recessed lights on a 4-way switch in a new finished basement. One of the three light switches is a dimmable switch. Part of the basement includes an open media room and I am hoping to break up the run of lights by being able to dim four of them when watching a movie (due to reflections) but leave others on. Are there any products available that can be attached to the recessed light housing to control an individual light?

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Yes Insteon micro modules, Aeon Labs makes something similar for z-wave.

But you will have to think about how you are going to wire it because you want constant power (not switched/dimmed power) to those modules and you don't want a dimmer behind a dimmer. So the existing wiring is going to limit you.

The best solution may be to replace all 3 switches with Insteon switchlinc or equivalent and add 2 micro modules (1 for each group).

Otherwise you can consider smart bulbs such as philips hue, insteon LED bulb, LIFX which can be controlled by smartphone/tablet. But they do not have the best brightness. You would also need to remove the dimmer in front of them.
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