Lights / Switches / Craziness :-)

Old 08-23-16, 09:13 AM
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Lights / Switches / Craziness :-)

Good morning everyone.

I have an exterior light over my garage and an exterior patio light. I have a switch inside the garage as well as a switch by the front door. Either of these switches will turn both lights on and off.

I would like to install a Z-Wave switch to remote control these exterior lights but the manual has some requirements I don't quite understand. They are:

1) Wire this switch in place of a current wall switch according to the diagram
above. When used, WS15Z-1’s are required to be wired to the same line (or
neutral) which is also wired to the load being controlled, and not wired to any
other neutral. If multiple neutrals are tied together in one box, separate the
neutrals to preserve the integrity of the WS15Z-1 circuit.

Any help, greatly appreciated!!!!

Old 08-23-16, 03:03 PM
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If the neutral are separated a portion of the circuit will not work.

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