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Best way to control many lights with a single switch

My living room is 70 feet long and almost 40 feet wide at the widest point. (Yes, I realize this is a lot of space.) In the ceiling there are 50 can-style light fixtures, each of which currently has a ...
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Ceiling fan remote non responsive, reset?

This has happened a couple times over the years and we’ve been able to reset it but our attempts aren’t working this time. The ceiling fan remote (dd4t4-9v) has a fresh 9v battery but the fan doesn’t ...
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1-button Garage Remotes open/close door but won’t stop part way

Due to water damage, my Overhead garage opener’s logic board had to be replaced in January. Since then, or actually since the weather has warmed up in the past couple of weeks, I’ve found that neither ...
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Control shed light from house's porch light switch on different circuit

This may have been asked already, but I can't find a post with the exact question so here goes: I have a garden shed with an outdoor light, controlled by a standard switch in the shed. The shed's ...
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How can I get two remotes paired with the same fan receiver at the same time? [closed]

I bought a fan that came with one remote. But I want two. I want one to keep by my bed, and one to fix to the wall by the entrance to the room. The company I bought it from has sent me 4 remote and ...
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How do I get my DC motor ceiling fan to work again?

We purchased a home with a Fanimation Slinger v2 72 inch fan. It worked fine for months. Then it intermittently turned itself off, or ran slow for another 3 months. now it will not turn on at all. ...
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What kind of switch can I use for remote control of patio lights? [closed]

Any suggestions on replacing the outdoor rocker on/off switch (on the left) with a remote switch that could be controlled from inside of our condo? The switch is currently used to control our outdoor ...
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2-pole wifi circuit breaker? [closed]

I'd like to be able to remotely trip some of the 2-pole circuit breakers in a remote condo that I have. Some of them are 20-amp breakers, two poles. Is there such a solution? To be able to connect ...
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How does an air conditioner remote control work with multiple AC units?

The apartment I rent has multiple Toshiba AC units used for both cooling and heating. I'm sometimes annoyed at how they sometimes seem to work weirdly - heating the room to absurdly warm despite me ...
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Hampton Bay Ceiling Fan with a remote with 3 speeds fan and 3 lights option and 2 wall switches

Ceiling wirings are Black, Red, White and Ground There are 2 wall switches and one for the light on/off and the other is for fan on/off Here is what I have wired and the wall switches for light and ...
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Lift Master Garage Door - remote hardly works from outside the garage

Scenario When pulling up to our home the garage door opener only works sometimes - roughly 1/10 clicks. Our Lift Master was installed in 2011. Troubleshooting tried new batteries in all remotes tried ...
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How to Install Ceiling Fan Control Wall Switch to Existing 2 Gang Wall Switch

In my bedroom, I have a ceiling fan (Casablanca Panama II, Model 6672R), no light, and operated with a remote control (Comfort Touch). I would like to do away with the remote and control the fan with ...
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Electric Wall Thermostat with Remote Option

I have a an apartment from 1980s, so the thermostats are quite old. One of them is Marley MD26 Qmark Electric Line Voltage Wall Thermostat x 3. Plus 2x thermostats that built into the heaters ...
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Need help with a different two-switch ceiling fan-light with remote wiring

I am replacing a ceiling fan with light and remote with the same thing, and want the switches to work as on the old one, but it is different from other "two switch wiring" schemes I've seen. ...
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How to “aim” RF remote control for LED RGBW lights

I recently purchased a set of outdoor RGBW LED spotlights that came with a remote control to configure the color settings for each light. With all the lights on, it is hard to change the color of only ...
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One remote switch two lighting circuits

As installed by an electrician, after working well for a time, when the remote (wall-mounted) switch is now operated, one circuit goes live and the other switches off. So one group of lights must ...
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Do wall-mount thermostats with remote sensors exist? [closed]

I read Replacing a Honeywell Thermostat with a remote thermostat, but the question/answer there doesn't quite fit my need. I have a thermostat wired into the wall, but it's not in a good place. I don'...
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Ceiling fan with remote for fan/light and two wall switches [duplicate]

Wire Colors/Locations Ceiling - Copper, Black, White, Red Ceiling Fan Mount - Green/Yellow Ceiling Fan Remote - Yellow, Blue, White, Black Ceiling Fan - Black, White, Blue, Green/Yellow Trying to ...
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Replacing ceiling fan with light and remote (single pole)and there are two cables in the light box

So I just bought a new home and I am replacing some of the outdated ceiling fans. I have done this many times before. However in one room the fixture wasn’t working right. The bulbs kept burning out, ...
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Heat-n-Glo fire place turns itself on

My gas fireplace is a Heat-n-Glow & it turned itself on. The pilot lights fine & doesn't seem to be any other problem. I normally turn it on with a remote - could bad batteries be causing it ...
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Ceiling fan won’t change speeds

Have an outdoor Minka Aire ceiling fan that has a wall switch (only supplying power; no other controls) and a remote used to change speeds on the fan. After working for about 3 years it will no longer ...
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fan transmitter [duplicate]

I went to a realitives home who has a cealing fan installed . I noticed the cealing fan has a set up of what I’m trying to accomplish, with remote and power is controlling a lap in the room .I ...
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How to remove a single remote from liftwaster garage door opener

I have a garage door with a red auto-learn button that is used by several people. I would like to remove a single programmed remote from the opener without deprogramming all the other remotes that are ...
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Where to connect the red wire from ceiling to a Ceiling fan with remote?

What to do with red wire from ceiling/supply when hooking up ceiling fan with attached light and remote? First time- I put the black wire from receiver output side (this side has wires that are black, ...
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How can you program a Liftmaster garage door opener when there is no "B" button?

According to the Liftmaster manual, to program the garage door opener, which is required if the LEARN BUTTON was held down 6 seconds or more and ERASED the stored code, one must: Remove the cover ...
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Ceiling Fan lights turn off on their own w/ a Twist

A search brought up similar questions but my situation involves a ceiling fan w/ lights that operates via a battery powered remote. This fan is on a circuit that previously had a total of three ...
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How much heat is generated by a ceiling fan's remote control receiver?

How much heat is generated by a ceiling fan's remote control receiver? My last receiver was damaged by water exposure from the floor above (problem addressed). Still, I felt it a good idea to protect ...
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Web-based remote access of my Carrier Infinity thermostat and Flash end-of-life

I have a Carrier Infinity system, installed some 3 years ago. I was able to access the thermostat over the internet until very recently, because the web access feature uses the Adobe Flash Player ...
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LED Strip Lights turn on by themselves

In my kitchen I have two sets of under cabinet LED strip lights. These strips have randomly been turning on throughout the day. The strips are both controlled by a remote that signals to separate in-...
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Ceiling fan w/no light - to fan w/lights & remote cntrl - single switch?

We currently have a single switch to a ceiling fan with with no light. We would like to change it to ceiling fan with lights and remote control. Do we need additional switch to control light / fan ...
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Lost garage remote control

I lost the only remote control I had for my garage box. Normally I should be able to open the garage with a key and a cylinder lock. But when I bought this apartment (with this garage box), the ...
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Installing new fan and light

The old fan was wired so it had a switch on wall for fan and switch for light. So I have 2 white wires, 2 black wire and ground from ceiling. This light works with remote. So 2 switches not needed. ...
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Ceiling fan with light and remote issues

We purchased and installed new ceiling fan/light with remote about three months ago. We have not had any problems with it since we installed it but the last 24 hours I have been quarantined to my room ...
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Creating a wireless water level indicator and/ or controller [closed]

I wish to create a wireless water level indicator for measuring the level of water in my sump and then making automatic changes to the motor switch to fill the water to the overhead tank. What are the ...
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Ceiling fan halogen light no longer controllable with remote, however the fan speeds remain controllable by the remote

I installed the Hampton Bay ceiling fan with halogen light several years ago, where previously there was only a ceiling light fixture controlled by a single wall switch. The new ceiling fan/light came ...
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Identify this ceiling fan?

I have this ceiling fan in my house. The previous owner didn't leave any documentation about it. It came with a remote, but unfortunately the remote's screen does not turn on, even with a fresh ...
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Indoor and outdoor TV location remote control issue

Does anyone know if televisions usually share the same code for power when transmitting on a remote? I have a location on a covered patio that I would like to place a TV that is near a wall mounted ...
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How do I wire a remote ceiling fan with two switches?

We would like set up our remote to control the fan and the light switch to control the light. There was another fan installed but not with remote but had a light. The dual light switch was set up that ...
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