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What Lighting Fixtures And Electrical Loads Can I Control With Zooz Switches?

## Zooz switches and dimmers are designed with smart lighting applications in mind. This means that most models can only be used with appropriate light fixtures. In this article, we'll go over some of the most popular questions around unsupported loads and types of fixtures that are safe to use with our switches. Alwa…

ZEN71 VS ZEN76: What's the Difference?

## All these model numbers, but what do they mean? While the ZEN71 and the ZEN76 are both 800 series long range on/off switches that both support S2 security, they have different designs and are intended for specific uses. Check out the comparison below to make the best decision for your unique installation! The ZEN7…

What Devices Can I Use with My ZEN31 RGBW Dimmer?

## The RGBW Dimmer should only be used with 12-24V DC LED strips and fixtures. The dimmer can handle 10A total (between all channels), but it can handle up to 6A per channel. If powered by 12V DC, the module can handle up to 120W total. If powered by 24V DC, it can handle up to 240W total. Check out the device's spec…

Can I Use My Zooz Light Switch With a Switched Receptacle?

## Zooz light switches are only rated to be used with 120 V lighting fixtures directly. You can only use the **relay part of the [ZEN30 Double Switch][1]** to control your receptacle. It is 15 A rated dry contact relay so the electronics on the switch are separated from the relay switching the load here. For more inf…

Can I Use My ZEN31 RGBW Dimmer with a Single Color LED Strip?

### Yes, you absolutely can! Opt for a single-color LED strip instead of a standard RGBW strip if that works better for your smart home goals. Instead of using all channels on the ZEN31 dimmer, you'll just connect the strip to the appropriate color channel terminal. If you'd like to use multiple single-color LED stri…

Can My Zooz Light Switches Be Used With Tube Lights?

## No Zooz switch should be connected to traditional CFL ballast tube lights. **Ballast tube lights** have huge power spikes at start up which can damage the switches immediately or over time. While the wattage may technically be within the device's specs, this type of load is too much for the switch to handle due to…

Can I Use My Zooz Light Switch With a Fan?

## Most Zooz light switches are not rated for use with fans, home appliances, and motor loads in general - but there are a few exceptions. To have on/off control of your fan, you could use the [ZEN71 Switch][1] or the [ZEN32 Scene Controller][2] as long as the fan is rated **under 3A or installed in the last 5 years*…

Which LED Bulbs Can I Use with My Zooz Switches and Dimmers?

## Not all LED bulbs will work seamlessly with all Z-Wave switches. While we no longer publish a database of verified working LED bulbs (manufacturers change components way too often for that), here are some general tips that we hope will help you make the best choice for your smart lighting. While it's normal to get…

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