This depends on the C by GE switch model you have.
If you purchased the 4-Wire switch, a Line, Load, Ground and Neutral are required.
If you purchased the 3-Wire switch, a Line, Load, Ground is required.
3-wire switches are compatible with older homes that may not have a Neutral Wire in the switch outlet box.
450 watts for incandescent/halogen. 150 watts for LED.
Yes, you can control other C by GE devices by grouping those devices and the switch in the same room in the C by GE app. Our switches are not compatible with C-Reach or Sol.
Our wired switches also enable voice and out-of-home control for our C by GE lights by simply adding your wired switch in the same app Location as your C by GE lights. For voice control, you will need to link your C by GE account with Alexa and/or Google.
No, our wired switches only work with C by GE smart devices.
Our smart wired switches are compatible with most LED bulbs as long as the total circuit wattage does not exceed 150W. We recommend these GE LED bulbs for the best dimming performance: GE dimmable LED bulbs.
Yes, our switches are compatible in multi-way installs. But, all switches on the circuit must be a C by GE smart switch.
Yes, because our wired switches are Wi-Fi enabled, you can control them out-of-home without the need of a hub or additional device. Just use the C by GE app.
No. The product is for use indoors, which means they must be protected against the elements.
As long as the C by GE Lights are in the same C by GE App “Room” as the Smart Switch and the Smart Switch Bulb Type is set to “C by GE Smart Lights”, then you will never lose voice/app control of your C by GE Lights, even when the Switch is turned off. This is because the smart switch is sending a Bluetooth command to turn the C by GE Lights off instead of cutting off the power to the lights.
The smart switches come with a single gang switch plate in the box. If you are installing into a multi-gang application, you can purchase standard multi-gang switch plates that will work with our smart switches.
Currently we offer white, but are exploring opportunities to expand color options. Stay tuned to our website and social media channels for updates.
C by GE 4-wire switches are compatible with most ceiling fans. 3-wire switches are not compatible with ceiling fans. All C by GE dimmers are not recommended for use with ceiling fan motor control.
Our wires switches are compatible with Alexa and Google. They are not compatible with HomeKit. Because our wired switches are Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled, you can control it with Alexa and Google without the need of a hub or additional device. For voice control, you will need to link your C by GE account with Alexa and/or Google .
Our switches are not Made for Google and cannot be setup directly through the Google home app. However, they do Work with Google, which requires the C by GE app for set up, then linking your C by GE account with the Google Home app.
No, our switches are not compatible with Wink.
Our wired switches are not compatible with Smartthings.