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How can I wire the switch of a remote controlled ceiling fan to always on so it can only be controlled with the remote. I basically want to have a smart RF controller (BOND) be able to control the light and fan, but also have a smart dimmer switch trigger commands on BOND to control the same.

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    A lot will depend on the design of the fan. Do you already have the fan? If so, make & model would help. – manassehkatz-Moving 2 Codidact Dec 11 '19 at 4:35
  • This is a bad idea. Leave the manual switch in place and just teach people in your house not to turn it off -- or get one of those "lockout" covers so it can't easily be accessed. I guarantee at some date you will want to kill power to the mounting fixture (not just to the fan/light internals) – Carl Witthoft Dec 11 '19 at 17:01
  • @CarlWitthoft thanks for the reply, is it a bad idea because it would break things, or that it won't work, or just because of the day I might want to actually kill it. I do intend to have a switch, but the switch won't be physically wired to the light, it will be in the expected wall, but instead of physically switching off, it would be a smart switch that tells BOND remote to turn on/off the fan/lights. About what you said of covering it, I'm precisely trying to avoid having people at home changing their routine. Thank you! – davidcv5 Dec 11 '19 at 17:37
  • @manassehkatz-ReinstateMonica I already have the fan installed, trying to make it "smart". It's this one homedepot.com/p/…. Thank you – davidcv5 Dec 11 '19 at 17:39
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    My point is that a physical switch cuts the "live" power feed at the switch, while any other system leaves a live feed at the mounting box for the fan, which is less safe if you ever want to service the fan, or replace the fan, etc. – Carl Witthoft Dec 11 '19 at 17:41

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