Lutron Caseta Wireless Wallplate Bracket for Pico Remote, PICO-WBX-ADAPT, Translucent
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While it does mount to the wall, my experience has been that the adapter is just a smidge larger than the depth of a Lutron screwless wall plate, causing the wall plate to sit slightly off the wall. This is not an issue if it is installed over a junction box. However, extending beyond a junction box can be a pain (for example, I've added a few Pico switches to existing 2-way switches). There is no need to cut out the 2 gang box and install a 3 gang box because you can use a 3 gang wallplate with the Pico switch against the wall). The bracket/wall plate's 1/32" (approximately) extension from the wall is probably not obvious to anyone but me, but the fact that the wall plate and the bracket are made by the same company with one installation recommendation to allow the bracket to attach directly to the wall makes it appear as if one engineer is not communicating with the other.
It's a tight fit, so take care. I use my fingernail at the top of the remote to tilt the pico forward; the tab the pico is attached to has a little flex to it, but I haven't tried to bend it too far forward; once it is forward enough to grab on the sides, I simply pull the pico up and off the bracket. It becomes easier after a few attempts.
Yes. It takes up the same amount of space as the switch.
The Pico remote is the only thing that can be seen. Behind the cover plate, there is a holder.
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I bought eight of them and have already replaced three of them. 4-way and I replaced all of the way switches in my house with them, and in a central location, I installed a Caseta dimmer. I've also used them to install new switches on the wall where I needed them. mounting. These (as well as the Caseta dimmer in general) are fantastic. It is simple to set up. To avoid a "spongy" feel when mounted in a box, you must screw them down very tightly, but if you do, the feel and appearance are indistinguishable from a hardwired switch. br>br>The bracket simply slides into place to replace the small clear plastic tab on the back of the pico remote. br>br>I've attached some photos that show how it fits into a box and how it all works together. It does not get any easier than this. EDIT: br>br> Other reviewers complained that when the remote is mounted flat against a wall (rather than in a box), it protrudes a little from the wall. This is because, unless you're putting it in a box, you'll need to take the back plate off the bracket. That way, it will lay flat. This is stated in the directions.
Pico is able to install over-the-counter products thanks to this fantastic product. A standard wall plate was used on the wall. There is no need for a wall box, and you can use a multi-switch to mount it next to an existing switch. wall plate with two gangs It appears to be a receptacle switch with a wired connection. br>br>TIP FOR INSTALLATION:
- Slid the plastic insert with the adhesive tape used for adhesive tape mounting out of the Pico. br> Consider the difference between a plastic insert and a bracket. Find a slide mount that is similar to the one on the wall bracket. This will aid in the identification of the cover platebr> - MOUNTING ONLY ON THE WALL - Break off the plastic cover plate to allow for a flush mount against the wall (note that the cover plate is securely attached)br>- Installing in an electrical wall box without first reading the instructions is not recommended (it is only recommended when replacing a three-way switch). br>br>Mounting next to a wall switch that is already in place:
- Existing switch is mounted in electrical box, and they are usually nailed into studs; bracket can screw into stud and avoid using annoying drywall anchorsbr>br>Rated one star because the instructions for removing the 'plastic cover plate' were unclear. For OVER- it is necessary to break this plate off. ONLY FOR WALL INSTALLATIONS. It does not appear to be a clear and simple process, and it appears to be easy to break brackets or remove the incorrect piece.
I bought two of these to put in our kitchen. They were used to replace three-way switches in my home. They delivered on their promises and completed the tasks I requested. br>br>Please note that the image of this product on Amazon is incorrect. The plastic is not surrounded by a metal bar. Also, the plastic is clear rather than white. br>br>If you don't need to replace a switch in a box, you can use this with a wall plate or just the remote and wall plate (as shown in the photos). The back of the remote has adhesive, so all you have to do is peel it off and stick it anywhere on the wall. It can also be surrounded by a wall plate. One of the other reviews mentions this as well. This is something I like to use in all of my installations.
The system for installing a three-way switch is incredibly simple and foolproof. Installation of the mounting plate is a breeze. It is well constructed, as are all Lutron products. But, unless you consider the cost of paying to rewire as an alternative, it's not a cheap setup, and I had to deduct stars because it's not completely compatible with a lot of faceplates. The screwless Lutron Decora plates are excellent. This is due to the fact that they have a small lip around them that will hide the bracket and allow the entire assembly to sit flush against the wall. However, many plates, including mine, are flat and lack a lip, resulting in a visible gap between the plate and the wall. The mounting mechanism between this bracket and the Pico remote flexes at the bottom when you torque down the mounting screws to try to close the gap, causing the Pico remote to set unevenly in the faceplate. The whole thing looks sloppy for such a high-end product, and it's all due to design rather than installation. I'm not sure what design change would solve the problem while not making installation any more difficult. But I don't think they're honest about their flaws. "Use Lutron screwless faceplates for a clean and professional installation," they might say, and I'm just dismissing it as marketing.
I had a Claro wallplate and needed to mount a Pico remote to control a Lutron RMJ-100 light switch. Wireless relay with 5A current capacity. This was the necessary component, and it performed admirably. All that was required was to remove the plastic tab on the back of the Pico remote, slide the remote into this piece, and screw it to the wall. It takes only a few minutes to complete. Finally, there is a plastic piece on the back of the remote that must be removed if you want to install it on a flat wall without a wall switch box; otherwise, the top of the remote will protrude when you install the faceplate.
This is great for securing Pico remotes, such as the.