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TP-Link HS210 Smart WiFi 3-Way Light Switch Kit at MicroCenter for $49.99 + $6 shipping (or free pickup)

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The HS210 Smart Switch KIT makes it easy to replace traditional 3-way switches commonly found in living rooms, hallways, or stairways where two switches control the same light. The HS210 KIT includes 2 smart switches specially designed to work together with 3-way switch wiring. Simply replicate the wiring from old switches and the KIT will take care of the rest.
The Kasa app guides you through each step of the installation, connecting to your home Wi-Fi, and providing convenient control from anywhere. Check on your lights on your phone, create schedules, and set timers. Use Away Mode to switch lights on at different times to give the appearance someone is home while you're away. For added convenience, you can control the HS210 KIT with your voice with Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant.

$70 normal price.

$50 right now at Micro Center:
http://www.microcenter.com/produc...t_Switches
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Great price! Thanks
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protip: you don't need to use two of these for each three way pole, you can just replace one of the two dumb switches with a smart switch and proceed through the setup normally and it should work

that's what i've read at least
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protip: you don't need to use two of these for each three way pole, you can just replace one of the two dumb switches with a smart switch and proceed through the setup normally and it should work

that's what i've read at least
That is correct. I have 4 and use all of them with a "dumb" companion and it works perfectly. Going to grab a couple more sets at this price to cover the switches I haven't done.
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protip: you don't need to use two of these for each three way pole, you can just replace one of the two dumb switches with a smart switch and proceed through the setup normally and it should work

that's what i've read at least
This isn't true. The only way that would work is if you never touch the 'dumb' switch.
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This isn't true. The only way that would work is if you never touch the 'dumb' switch.
You're wrong. I have it wired this way on multiple 3 ways and it works perfectly fine. If you use the "dumb" side the smart switch recognizes this immediately.
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You're wrong. I have it wired this way on multiple 3 ways and it works perfectly fine. If you use the "dumb" side the smart switch recognizes this immediately.
I respectfully disagree. You will not be able to use the 3 way in the correct way. I have 18 HS200s in my house and I have one of them in a 3 way because the second switch is in the garage and never used anyway. I am not able use the 'dumb' switch and still be able to use all the 3rd party apps to control the system (Alexa, IFTTT, and a raspberry pi).
Example:
1) Turn the switch on with Alexa (or anything else). Light is on.
2) flick the 'dumb' switch. Light is off.
3) Turn the switch off with Alexa (or anything else). Light is on.

Have any groups within the house and the problem gets worst.
"Turn off downstairs lights" ... depending on the state of the 'dumb' switch and the light, you won't know what will happen.

If you want a true 3 pole, the two switches have to work together.
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I respectfully disagree. You will not be able to use the 3 way in the correct way. I have 18 HS200s in my house and I have one of them in a 3 way because the second switch is in the garage and never used anyway. I am not able use the 'dumb' switch and still be able to use all the 3rd party apps to control the system (Alexa, IFTTT, and a raspberry pi).
Example:
1) Turn the switch on with Alexa (or anything else). Light is on.
2) flick the 'dumb' switch. Light is off.
3) Turn the switch off with Alexa (or anything else). Light is on.

Have any groups within the house and the problem gets worst.
"Turn off downstairs lights" ... depending on the state of the 'dumb' switch and the light, you won't know what will happen.

If you want a true 3 pole, the two switches have to work together.
I have quite a few HS200s myself (not 18 mind you). I also have 4 HS210s all wired to a "dumb" switch partner. I use Alexa with all of my switches, including the 3 ways with absolutely zero issues. I appreciate your point and I'm not trying to argue but they work perfectly fine for me in the configuration of one HS210 and one "dumb" rocker. The switch works through the Kasa app as well as through Alexa. It is able to recognize the "dumb" switch being turned on/off and reacts accordingly.

When setting the switch up after you install and set up the first you just exit the application prior to setting up the second switch and all is well.

Either way you want to use this I find it to be a great switch and am going to add a couple more to cover all the 3-ways in my home.
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Why is this deal mark as expired?
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Why is this deal mark as expired?
I think because the shipping option is gone, in store only now. I ordered online shortly after midnight and it shipped today via FedEx.

Thanks OP for posting this!
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I was just able to order for 49.99 with store pick up.

What's the "dumb" switch mentioned here? Does TP link make one? I know GE does to work as a 3 way.
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You can definitely use these with a dumb switch (a standard 3-day switch). For those unable to do so, you might be attempting to use them with a 2-way switch.

None of this is magical - normal 2-way switches have two settings: On, and Off.

3-way switches have two settings: Connections goes from 'A' to either 'B', or 'C'.

These TP-Link switches are actual 3-way switches (as opposed to something that emulates that behavior using the magic of technology). So if you replace a current 'dumb' switch with one of these, the entire system becomes 'smart'.

That said, these switches DO require constant power, which may not be available in all 3-way home-wiring configurations.
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You can definitely use these with a dumb switch (a standard 3-day switch). For those unable to do so, you might be attempting to use them with a 2-way switch.

None of this is magical - normal 2-way switches have two settings: On, and Off.

3-way switches have two settings: Connections goes from 'A' to either 'B', or 'C'.

These TP-Link switches are actual 3-way switches (as opposed to something that emulates that behavior using the magic of technology). So if you replace a current 'dumb' switch with one of these, the entire system becomes 'smart'.

That said, these switches DO require constant power, which may not be available in all 3-way home-wiring configurations.
Thanks!! I was able to easily install one of the HS210 with the regular 3 way switch and on top of that use the HS210 as a one way switch.

So I think I got a great deal, $25 for each switch and one is a 3 way (bonus!)
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Thanks!! I was able to easily install one of the HS210 with the regular 3 way switch and on top of that use the HS210 as a one way switch.

So I think I got a great deal, $25 for each switch and one is a 3 way (bonus!)
I installed the one of the HS210 switch with the standard 3-way switch and it works great. Thanks
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I installed the one of the HS210 switch with the standard 3-way switch and it works great. Thanks
I have 2 light switches that control one hallway light. So you are saying I only need to use one switch included with the hs210? That would be cool because i could use the other one in another area. Does it matter which one of the two 3-way light switches you replace?

Also could you buy the HS210 and use each switch as a single pole switch for a light with only 1 switch? The reason I ask is i found the hs210 for $49 and 2 hs200's are $60+.

Thanks
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