Lutron Introduces Aurora Smart Bulb Dimmer

This week, Lutron has surprised pretty much everyone by revealing a new smart lighting solution, called the Aurora Smart Bulb Dimmer. While a lighting product is pretty much par for the course with Lutron, the shocking part of the Aurora is that it is designed for usage with another company’s product line, Philips Hue. Through its participation in the “Friends of Hue” program, Lutron has … Continue reading Lutron Introduces Aurora Smart Bulb Dimmer

How to Set The Default Speed of a Lutron Caseta Fan Speed Control Switch With Automations

Welcome to HomeKit 101, our guide to navigating the Home App, Creating Automations and More within the HomeKit Universe. Now that Spring has arrived in the United States and temperatures are warming up, many people, myself included, turn to ceiling fans to help keep their cool. Prior to the recent release of Lutron’s Caseta Wireless Speed Control Switch, the only way to control HomeKit fan … Continue reading How to Set The Default Speed of a Lutron Caseta Fan Speed Control Switch With Automations

Lutron’s Pico Remote for Fan Control Now Available

Today, Lutron, makers of the Caseta Wireless line of connected lighting and fan control products, announced that an updated version of their popular Pico Remote is now available. The new Pico Remote, which is tailored for ceiling fans, accompany’s the recent release of the in-wall Fan Speed Control switch, which we recently reviewed. The updated remote fills in the gap left when installing the Fan … Continue reading Lutron’s Pico Remote for Fan Control Now Available

Lutron Caseta Wireless Fan Speed Control Review

Originally announced at CES 2019 in January of this year, the Lutron Caseta Wireless Smart Fan Speed Control Switch is now available for purchase at places such as Amazon and The Home Depot. The switch, which garnered a lot of enthusiasm from within the HomeKit community when it was announced, underwent a series of conflicting reports as to whether or not it actually supported HomeKit. … Continue reading Lutron Caseta Wireless Fan Speed Control Review

Lutron Caseta Plug-In Lamp Dimmer Review

Enamored with my recent experiences with the Lutron Caseta line of dimmer and light switches, I recently decided to give another Lutron device a shot. The Lutron Caseta Plug-In Lamp Dimmer is a device that I never thought I would own, as I always have questioned its relatively high price ($49) and just assumed that it was just another smart plug, or something that a … Continue reading Lutron Caseta Plug-In Lamp Dimmer Review

Lutron Caseta Smart Lighting Dimmer Switch Starter Kit Review

After years of trying to find the perfect light switch, and avoiding hubs at all cost, I recently gave in and purchased a Lutron Caseta Smart Lighting Dimmer Switch Starter Kit. While I had always known that Lutron’s Caseta line was hailed as being the fastest responding, most reliable lighting solution on the market, I was still holding out for a simpler device that would … Continue reading Lutron Caseta Smart Lighting Dimmer Switch Starter Kit Review