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Decora Evolve 15 Amp Primary Switch


Decora Evolve Multiway Primary Switch Base, 15A 120VAC, Residential - White

*Exclusively available in select new construction homes. Ask your builder to learn more.

With the Decora Evolve Primary Switch Base, builders can give homeowners the power to customize light switches using a variety of interchangeable modules. Once the base unit is installed by builders, homeowners can conveniently change modules in seconds – without special tools or technical know-how.

  • MULTI-WAY - Used to control the load for lights managed by more than one switch.
  • FAMILIAR - Install using industry-standard wiring, electrical boxes, and face plates.
  • MODULAR - Removal of the bottom blank module allows placement of a Night Light, USB-A/USB-C® Charger, Dimmer, Occupancy Sensor, Smart Switch or Smart Dimmer Module.
  • CONSUMER-FRIENDLY - Homeowners can add and change modules themselves without having to turn off the power.

Should be paired with the Decora Evolve Companion Switch Base for the additional switches that do not control the load.

Color: White

UPC Code: 078477005149
Country of Origin : China

Product Information

  • Warranty

    Warranty : 2-Year Limited

  • Product Features

    Color : White

    Device Type : Base

    Feature : Modular

    Function : Multiway Load Controller

    Grade : Residential

  • Material Specifications

    Body Material : Thermoplastic

    Contacts : Copper Alloy

    Flammability Rating. : 5V

    Grounding Screw : Plated Steel

    Strap Material : Galvanized Steel

    Terminal Screws. : Plated Steel

  • Standards and Certifications

    NEMA : Compliant to NEMA

    UL Standard : UL20

  • Electrical Specifications

    Amperage : 15 A

    HP Rating : 1/2HP

    Voltage : 120VAC

  • Mechanical Specifications

    Product ID : Stamped on Strap

    Terminal Accom : #12 - #14 AWG Side Wired Only

    Terminal ID : Black - Hot, Silver - Neutral, Green - Ground, Brass - Traveler, Red - Load

    Terminaton : Side Wire Only

    Torque Range. : 14 - 18 in lb

  • Is a neutral required?
    • Yes! If you don’t wire the neutral, the switch will not work
  • When should I install this switch base?
    • When you have a 3-way or 4-way application. This base is the load controller while the companion switch base is not.
  • How can I differentiate between the switches?
    • They will be labeled at the bottom just above the lower mounting screw and can also be identified after they’ve been installed by removing the module and referencing the symbol on the inside
  • How do I know what modules fit in this switch?
    • Both the bases and modules are marked with symbols to help customers identify what works where. If a module and base share the same symbol they will be compatible; if they don’t then they are not.
  • What wall boxes should I use to install these?
    • Decora Evolve bases were designed to fit in 18 cu in new construction plastic wallboxes but we recommend using 22 cu in wallboxes to make installation a breeze!
  • Are these products NEC Compliant and agency approved?
    • Yes, Decora Evolve is compliant with the National Electrical Code and are cULus approved
  • Are the Decora Evolve devices backed by a warranty?
    • Yes, they are backed by a 2 Year Limited Warranty.

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