Hi all, first timer here.
Looking for a help and ideas from the community.
Wife purchased a nice Italian LED pendant. Didn’t have any plans to control it, but then I was bored and had no other choice
What I have:
- A regular dumb non-smart on/off switch to turn on/off the pendant
- The LEDs in it are apparently dimmable, but only “0-10V” dimmable
- Luckily, the pendant has a smart LED driver, specifically “DC MAXI JOLLY HV DALI” (https://win.tcisaronno.com/downloads/?IDnode=5012&field=docs&language=IT)
- Only neutral and hot wires are going from the switch through the walls via the ceiling to the pendant
After several dumb mistakes I realized that a real dimmer instead of the dumb switch won’t work as 110V go directly to the LED controller and controller itself should dim the LEDs via 0-10V wires attached to special controller inputs.
Seems like I found the only possible remotely controllable solution in my case: Qubino Z-Wave Plus 0-10 V Dimmer ZMNHVD3 (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01M5FTB27/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1).
I wired it to the LED controller (it’ll live inside the pendant as it also has the AUX 24V output), was managed to include it into Hubitat. I was finally able to dim the LEDs!
BUT it is possible only through Hubitat and not a physical dimmer, which I also want!
Qubino itself has on, off and dim capabilities and is controllable as long as my physical dumb switch is on. It also does have a memory, so it remembers the last state if I turn the switch off.
So here is the problem: is it possible somehow to use Inovelli (or any other physical dimmer) the way that it fully controls Qubino sending on/off (push up/down) or dim (hold up/hold down) via Z-Wave, but does not touch the electricity at all (it’s always on)?
I love Inovelli’s LED showing the dim level!