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Old 09-22-2016, 03:11 PM   #1
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Any suggestions for universal ceiling fan remote kits (fan/light) from the big box that are not "programmable"? I'd like them to still have the dip switches on both the remote and the receiver, and some have gone to being "programmed" with power off/on instead.

Would the Westinghouse #778700 be a decent one? These will be for an elderly "non-tech" lady and I'd like to avoid any call-backs to reprogram them, etc.

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Most of the new ones are self programming but Lowes or Home Depot may have the dip switch ones. The last ones I did had a dip switch in the remote but not at the fan-- this may be helpful in avoiding programming issues. They are pretty simply to program but I hear what you are saying

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If she's using LED's or CFL's and wants to dim them, make sure the dimmer with the remote is compatible.
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School of Hard Knocks.
I will only install dip switch ones. I buy them from Dans Fan City here. Think the brand is Gulf Coast.
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