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Thread: Lutron C-L digital dimmer (MACL-153MLH-WH Won't Shut Off

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    Lutron C-L digital dimmer (MACL-153MLH-WH Won't Shut Off

    I installed a 19 LED line voltage (120v) tape rope over my kitchen cabinets from Pegasus Lighting (links below). I hardwired the tape rope in for a wall dimmer switch. I installed a Lutron C-L digital dimmer (MACL-153MLH-WH. I used this dimmer as a single location and for the LED rope light only. My problem is that the LED rope light remains dimly lit at the off/lowest setting. I've gone through all the settings and I cannot turn it off. This rope light is made for 120v in line voltage which requires no transformer. Has anyone else had this problem? If so, what did you do for correction? If there isn't a correction for this dimmer, could you suggest one that you know would work? Your help would be sincerely appreciated. Thank you, Ray

    LED Tape Rope Links:
    Pegasus Lighting;


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    I've had this problem and resolved it by using a Maestro dimmer that requires a neutral wire. So, it won't be a C-L model. Just use one that's designed for Incandescent/Magnetic Low-voltage and requires a neutral. Hopefully you have a neutral wire available in the switch box.

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    MRF2-6ND-120-WH. There is an Advanced Programming Mode that will allow a low end trim.
    Simple automation when DIY isn't working

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