I have the following setup in the kitchen: 1. A wall light-switch that controls an electrical point in a counter (currently with an a/c plug and a led strip attached) 2. A cabinet separated from that counter, to which I wanted to connect some light spots. There is an a/c plug next to this cabinet

Goal: When I use the wall switch, I want the spots in the cabinet to turn on (i.e, for the wall switch to control the led strip and the new spots).

I know I can buy a wireless wall switch and pair it with the new cabinet spots. I was hoping, however, that I could keep the number of wall switches to a minimum.

Is it possible to connect something to the existing a/c plug in the counter, that - when the wall switch is on - somehow sends a signal to the cabinet spots to turn them on?

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    My answer to this similar question applies here -- replace your exiting switch with an Insteon smart switch, use a plug-in switch module for the cabinet spots and then link them so when you turn on the main switch, the spots turn on too. (this assumes that you're in the USA, I'm not sure which smart switches are supported in other countries) – Johnny Nov 26 '18 at 9:32
  • Where are you on this planet? – ThreePhaseEel Nov 26 '18 at 12:36
  • @ThreePhaseEel Portugal – mmalmeida Dec 7 '18 at 11:17
  • @Johnny Thanks! I take it from your answer then that there are smart switches that can both issue a command to a wireless receiver AND work as the previous, wired/dumb switch (to control the lighting that is connected to that swtich)? – mmalmeida Dec 7 '18 at 11:31
  • @mmalmeida - Yeah - the answer I linked to has link to some of the Insteon product that do this. The Insteon wall switch acts as both a regular wall switch and an Insteon controller than can be linked to other switches or devices. – Johnny Dec 7 '18 at 22:19

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