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    Pairing a caseta dimmer pro in a 3-way configuration with a mechanical switch/dimmer

    I'm thinking of pairing the caseta dimmer pro in a 3-way configuration with a maestro companion dimmer or companion switch. Does anyone know if either of these solutions will work?... if not, what would you recommend?

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    Install the Caseta dimmer pro switch in your switch location, and use the Pico remotes in your "companion" location, no wiring needed. You can have up to 10 Picos controlling each switch in a stand alone installation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by davisadm View Post
    Install the Caseta dimmer pro switch in your switch location, and use the Pico remotes in your "companion" location, no wiring needed. You can have up to 10 Picos controlling each switch in a stand alone installation.
    Yes, but I'm trying not to use a Pico to keep device count down, if not I will reach the 50 device limit pretty quick. That's why I'm going with the dimmer pro, so that I can pair it with a mechanical switch... Just trying to figure out the best option for that.

    Thanks!

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    The Caseta Pro dimmer will not work with Maestro companion dimmers or switches. If you don't want to use a Pico at the other location you can leave your existing mechanical switch installed to reduce device count. The trade off is that you can't dim from that location.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric H. View Post
    The Caseta Pro dimmer will not work with Maestro companion dimmers or switches. If you don't want to use a Pico at the other location you can leave your existing mechanical switch installed to reduce device count. The trade off is that you can't dim from that location.
    So, with which Lutron switch will it work?... It's a new construction, so no switches installed yet. The original plans ware set with Maestro but I asked for caseta instead. Wiring is already in place.

    So it's not possible to put in a mechanical dimmer on that second location?

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    Correct, you cannot use mechanical dimmer with the Caseta Pro dimmers. Just an on-off switch. Any standard mechanical switch will work.

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