Have you ever lay in bed and wished you had a way to shut off all the room lights? To dim some of the room lights and shut off other ones? How about being able to shut off your partners bedside light if your partner falls asleep and leaves their light on? And then, when you leave the room, to hit a few switches that will shut out all the room lights from one place?
If so, read on. This bedroom lighting control system is very easy to setup and gives you total lighting control from bedside or door side.
There is a video showing the bedroom lighting control system in use. There are also some pictures and a schematic diagram showing the interconnect. A parts list and cost is included as well.
Step 1: Video and Pictures
Step 2: Schematic Diagram
The downloadable Word doc schematic is here:
Step 3: Parts List and Cost
The track lights and sconces are available at a big hardware retailer or lighting store. I indicate what I used but the lights are an individual choice and not part of the controller Instructable.
Insteon Wall switches (2 @$50.00 each):
Wireless bedside remote controls (2 @$40.00 each):
Wireless to Insteon AC line bridge (1 @$40.00 each):
Insteon to AC Recepticle (2 @$35.00 each):
Home Depot tracks (2 @$55.00 each):
Sconces: (2@ $129.00)
Total for the controls, (no lights):