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The SK1 Basic Lighting Kit from Skylink is a simple way to control and manipulate the lighting in your home or business without having to be directly by the lamp or light switch.
Brand: Skylink
Part Number: SK1

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The SK1 Basic Lighting Kit from Skylink is a simple way to control and manipulate the lighting in your home or business without having to be directly by the lamp or light switch.  This can be a useful device for anyone who works late hours and comes home to a dark house since intruders tend to operate under the cover of darkness.  With the SK1 Basic Lighting Kit from Skylink you can turn your lights on before even entering your home, giving you a sense of security with minimal effort.

The SK1 operates using just two components: A Plug-in Dimmer and a Remote Control.  Installation is not required, as the dimmer plugs into any regular outlet.  Simply connect your lamp to the dimmer itself, and you'll instantly be able to control your lighting from as far as 500 feet away with the simple push of a button using the Remote. The remote itself features ON/OFF and Dimming functions, although you will need to use a dimmable light bulb to execute the Dimming option. Flashing and timer mode is also available!

Furthermore, the use of Dimmed lights can save you money and energy! By dimming your light to 50% level with a SkylinkHome dimmer, you can save about 40% of electricity.

Features:

  • Push a button on the remote to control.
  • No installation required, just plug in an AC outlet.
  • ON/OFF/Dimming* function.
  • Works with Incandescent and CFL bulbs, up to 300W load.
  • Flashing and Timer mode available.
  • Wireless remote control range is up to 500 feet in open area.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. Can I use SkylinkHome dimmer to dim Compact Fluorescent Lamp (CFL)?
A. Yes, you can. Any of SkylinkHome dimmers is designed to be compatible with dimmable CFLs. The CFL itself must be dimmable, non-dimmable CFL can not be used with any dimmer. Some dimmable CFLs are not up to standards, for example, limited dimming range, flashing when dimmed low, etc., please select the good quality bulbs to use with dimmer.
 
Q. Is there any minimum load requirement for your dimmer?
A. A minimum load of 7W is required for the proper function of wall mount two-wire dimmer. Other dimmers have no minimum load requirement.
 
Q. Does one button on a remote only control one light?
A. No, it can control any number of lights assigned to it.
 
Q. Can I control the lights in a room all at once?
A. Sure, you can assign all the lights to one zone on a remote and control them all at once.
 
Q. How can I control the individual light separately?
A. Buy each light a dimmer or a switch. Use one button for one light on your remote.
 
Q. How can I add a 3-way switch?
A. Just attach a wall remote on the wall and assign it to a switch or dimmer, it becomes a 3-way switch or dimmer. No wiring is needed.
 
Q. Do I have to rewire to install a wall switch?
A. No. The Skylink wall switch or dimmer has two-wire design for retrofitting. Simply replace your old switch with the new one and the installation is done.
 
Q. I do not want to do any installation. Can I still dim a light?
A. Yes. You can use SkylinkHome Plug-in or Screw-in dimmer, which requires no installation.
 
Q. Does dimming help to save energy consumption?
A. Absolutely, for example, if you dim your light to 50% level with a SkylinkHome dimmer, you save about 40% of electricity.
 
Q. I have a large house. Can SkylinkHome remote signal reach every corner of my home?
A. In open area, it can reach as far as 300 feet. Normally the remote signal can reach every corner in your home. If dead zone happens, add a SkylinkHome repeater somewhere can eliminate the issue.

PLEASE NOTE:  SkyLinkHome products are not compatible with existing Skylink Brand security systems. The PR-318S, however, can function as a converter for certain SkylinkHome transmitters to operate the SC-100, SC-1000 and AM-100 Skylink Brand systems.

Additional Info

Additional Info

Part Number SK1
What's in the box (1) (PL-318) Plug-In Dimmer
(1) (TC-318-7) 7-Button Remote

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Bought this to test it out before I commited to bigger purchase, ...Review by JB
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Bought this to test it out before I commited to bigger purchase, works great! I was able to turn lights on in my house from my vehicle just before I entered driveway, approx 85 feet or so. (Posted on 8/22/12)

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Specifications

PL-318
Input Voltage 120V AC, 60Hz
Standby Current 6mA
Minimum Load 10W
Maximum Load 300W at 120VAC
Operating Frequency 318MHz
Operational Temperature -4°F - 140°F (-20°C - 60°C)
Humidity 5% - 95%
Range Up to 500 feet in open area