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Old 06-01-2010, 05:12 PM   #16
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Hi, sorry in my rather wordy opening remarks I had the colors of the wires but did not reiterate.

The wires in the house switch box are black, red, white and ground.
The wires on the Hunter switch are black, red, blue and green (ground).
When I spoke with the fellow at Home Depot he suggested I try house black to black switchbox, House white to red switchbox, house red to blue switchbox. and that didn't work.

Any ideas?
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Old 06-01-2010, 05:44 PM   #17
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Hi, sorry in my rather wordy opening remarks I had the colors of the wires but did not reiterate.

The wires in the house switch box are black, red, white and ground.
The wires on the Hunter switch are black, red, blue and green (ground).
When I spoke with the fellow at Home Depot he suggested I try house black to black switchbox, House white to red switchbox, house red to blue switchbox. and that didn't work.

Any ideas?
Thanks
See previous post.
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Old 11-15-2011, 09:33 PM   #18
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Do not buy this dimmer. It is junk. I have two of them that didn't even last two years.

The slider arms are underbuilt, and the plastic button ends are hard plastic. Either the slider arm breaks off or the knob end splits into little pieces.

The detent for the off position on the lamp is too stiff, which makes the arms/knobs break faster. The detent gets harder as time goes on. One of mine cannot even be turned off, even after spraying electronic lubricant in it.
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I replaced a chandelier with a ceiling fan. the ceiling electrical box only had a 3 wire cable: 1 ground copper, 1 black, 1 white.

I connected the ceiling fan motor and light wires to the black wire in the ceiling box, the neutral to the neutral, the ground to ground.

in the wall I have the same setup: black, white, copper.

this fan/light control switch has red, black, blue, and green. will this work without adding additional wiring? How do I properly connect. Thanks.
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Old 03-27-2014, 02:20 PM   #20
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I replaced a chandelier with a ceiling fan. the ceiling electrical box only had a 3 wire cable: 1 ground copper, 1 black, 1 white.

I connected the ceiling fan motor and light wires to the black wire in the ceiling box, the neutral to the neutral, the ground to ground.

in the wall I have the same setup: black, white, copper.

this fan/light control switch has red, black, blue, and green. will this work without adding additional wiring? How do I properly connect. Thanks.
You need 14-3 run to the fan for that switch. Since you only have 14-2, you can use a standard switch as a "master" switch and use the pull chains to turn the fan and light off separately.
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The option that would give you separate control from the existing switch box would be a wall mounted remote control.
http://www.homedepot.com/p/Hampton-B...0?N=5yc1vZbvmu

They are readily available from various sources.
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The option that would give you separate control from the existing switch box would be a wall mounted remote control.
http://www.homedepot.com/p/Hampton-B...0?N=5yc1vZbvmu

They are readily available from various sources.
You must also install the receiver under the fan canopy.

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Something similar to this. I would use a Hunter equivalent.
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thanks for the feedback guys. for now, i just installed a basic switch and we'll have to use the pull strings for fan control. i'll probably end up running another cable at some point since this area isn't difficult to access in the attic.

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