Thanks Thanks:  0
Likes Likes:  0
Dislikes Dislikes:  0
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Maestro Companion dimmer

  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2019

    Maestro Companion dimmer

    Curious to know why companion dimmers do not come with the same LEDs on the left side as the main dimmers??? Any plans to have Companion dimmers with the same look and feel as the main dimmers?

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    The companion dimmer is a dumb device. It has no way to send or receive data to update LED status. It is able to communicate with the master dimmer through a line voltage connection (the blue screw/pigtail). The advantage is, it uses traditional 3-way/4-way wiring. The disadvantage is there is no LED feedback. Adding communication would significantly increase the price of the device.

    The Maestro line has been out for a couple of decades. I don't believe Lutron has any plans to change their basic design.
    LED, Incorporated
    Raleigh, NC 27614

Similar Threads

  1. Maestro Companion dimmer works only when pressed
    By mklaman in forum General Discussion - Controls
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 03-27-2019, 12:00 AM
  2. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 02-22-2019, 05:52 PM
  3. Will a 20 year old companion work with a new Maestro C-L dimmer?
    By 494Sparky in forum General Discussion - LED
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 05-02-2018, 03:04 PM
  4. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-30-2017, 02:12 PM
  5. Can Maestro companion dimmer be used with other model Lutron dimmers?
    By HDClown in forum General Discussion - Controls
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-15-2015, 07:32 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts