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Wemo Smart Dimmer with Thread arrives exclusively with HomeKit connectivity; neutral not required



Wemo is out with its latest smart home device today. The Wemo Smart Dimmer with Thread is HomeKit-only and offers the convenience of flicker-free technology and working with both neutral and no-neutral wiring for new and old homes alike.

At the beginning of the year, Wemo announced it was going all-in on Thread for its HomeKit smart home lineup.

Belkin Wemo going all in on Thread and Matter for 2022 with new Switch, Dimmer, and Smart Plug

The first of those new devices launched the Wemo Smart Plug with Thread in February.

Now the Wemo Smart Dimmer with Thread that exclusively uses HomeKit has arrived. It has a number of handy features for a smooth and seamless experience.

Wemo Smart Dimmer with Thread specs

Works with neutral or no neutral wiring, offering a universal solution for homes old or new
Supports Thread and Bluetooth
Provides easy setup with NFC — tap iPhone to the Smart Dimmer and follow the prompts to start controlling in seconds
Built with flicker-free technology
Works exclusively with Apple HomeKit
Replaces single-pole switches only; not compatible with 3-way switches
Price: $59.99

At launch, the Wemo Smart Dimmer with Thread is available now direct from Belkin with Amazon starting to carry it soon.

As a refresher, Thread is a purpose-made mesh networking protocol for HomeKit and other smart home devices with direct peer-to-peer communication. Some of the benefits are faster connectivity, better reliability, and being self-maintaining and self-healing.

For a deep dive into Thread, check out our full guide:

Here’s how Thread could be the future of HomeKit

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