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Crestron® 8 Channel Dimmer Module

Model #: CLX-2DIM8

At a Glance

Crestron® 8 Channel Dimmer Module with 2 feeds and customizable dimming curves via software

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Crestron® 8 Channel Dimmer Module

General Specs

Product Weight (lbs.)4.5
Width (in.)6.92
Depth (in.)3.43
Height (in.)7.59

Crestron® 8 Channel Dimmer Module

Model #: CLX-2DIM8
171680
Model #: CLX-2DIM8
Crestron
$99,999.00

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At a Glance

Crestron® 8 Channel Dimmer Module with 2 feeds and customizable dimming curves via software

Get to know this product.

Provides eight channels of dimming for 120 Volt residential and commercial lighting applications. Supports incandescent, magnetic low-voltage, neon/cold cathode, and 2-wire dimmable fluorescent lighting loads. Installs in a CAEN or CAEN-MLO wall mount automation enclosure as part of a complete Crestron® centralized lighting control system.Photo shows module with terminal block on left. CLT-2DIM8 terminal block sold separately.Visit the Crestron® Lighting Fixture Compatibility page to find out which Crestron lighting devices have been tested and are compatible with third party lighting fixtures.

The Crestron® CLX-2DIM8 is an eight-channel, two-feed dimmer module designed for 120V lighting system applications. It installs in a CAEN or CAEN-MLO enclosure and provides control of a variety of dimmable lighting load types including incandescent, magnetic low-voltage, neon/cold cathode, and 2-wire fluorescent. Dual feed capability provides two independent four-channel dimmers in one module space. Each output channel is rated for 1920 Watts (16 Amps), with a total module rating of 3840 Watts (32 Amps) when fed from two separate 20 Amp feeds.

Forward Phase Dimming

    The CLX-2DIM8 employs forward phase (leading edge) dimming to handle inductive load types like magnetic low-voltage and neon, as well as incandescent and 2-wire fluorescent.

Air-Gap Relays

    An air-gap relay on each channel output allows individual circuits to be serviced without disabling the entire module.

Silent Operation

    Low-maintenance convection cooling with over-sized heatsinks affords silent operation with no mechanical components to wear out.

Centralized Lighting Cabinet Installation

    Crestron CLX series lighting control modules are designed to be installed in a CAEN or CAEN-MLO wall mount enclosure. Available in a variety of sizes, CAEN and CAEN-MLO enclosures provide a scalable, high-density centralized lighting control solution for any-sized residence or commercial facility. A selection of CLX module types is offered to accommodate a wide range of load types and system configurations.

    Termination of high-voltage wiring to the CLX-2DIM8 module is facilitated using a CLT-2DIM8 terminal block, which is sold separately to enable termination of the wiring prior to installing the module. This terminal block mounts beside the module within the enclosure. Low-voltage control signals are bussed between each of the modules within an enclosure via a simple 5-wire link (interconnect jumpers included), which terminates to a single terminal block (model CAEN-BLOCK, sold separately) at the bottom of the enclosure.

Cresnet® Communications

    The CLX-2DIM8 interfaces with a Crestron control system (a.k.a., control processor or automation processor) via Cresnet. Cresnet is a simple 4-wire network bus that provides the communications backbone for a system of Crestron lighting dimmers, switches, keypads, shades, thermostats, and other devices.

Emergency Lighting Control

    The CLX-2DIM8 is UL® 924 and CSA® C22.2 No. 141-15 listed for use in controlling emergency lighting loads. In the event of a power failure, a contact closure from a power loss sensor (Crestron GLS-PLS-120/277, sold separately) activates the override mode in the CLX-2DIM8 to turn on each designated lighting load if it is off (assuming line power is supplied by a backup power source). The override dimming level can be preset to any value when commissioning the lighting system, so even if the load is already on prior to a power failure, it will change to the preset level when override mode is activated.

Key Features

    Eight-channel dimmer module for residential and commercial lighting applications

    Installs in a Crestron® CAEN or CAEN-MLO enclosure

    Supports dimmable incandescent, magnetic low-voltage, neon/cold cathode, and 2-wire fluorescent lighting loads

    Single or dual feeds — two four-channel dimmers in one module

    Rated 16 Amps per channel, 32 Amps total (using two 20 Amp feeds), at 120 Volts AC

    Forward phase dimming

    Customizable dimming curves via software

    Built-in air gap relay per channel

    Convection cooled for silent operation

    Closure-activated override mode

    UL® 924 and CSA® C22.2 No. 141-15 listed for emergency lighting control

    Crestron system integration via Cresnet®

    Easy termination using a CLT-2DIM8 terminal block (sold separately)

    CEC Title 24 2013 compliant

Specifications

General Specs

Product Weight (lbs.)4.5
Width (in.)6.92
Depth (in.)3.43
Height (in.)7.59
WarningProposition 65 Warning for California Residents