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Zapped my sunrise zp600 with a big static charge from my finger. Dimmer seems to be fried. My main questions regards running a dimmable cfl with this switch. Have been doing this for several years with no problems but wanted to check before I replace the switch. Thank you

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Maestro dimmers are not recommended with any CFL for pretty much the reasons you are experiencing. The electronics within the CFLs are probably not letting the power circuitry in the Maestro charge-up - and because of that, it comes as no surprise that adding an incandescent lamp solves the problem. The company makes products that are compatible in their Ariadnia/Toggler & Diva product families, but not Maestro - you just need to make sure the dimmer itself identifies itself as compatible with CFLs.

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The zp600 is the master, and the zpr-3 is the remote. With only one location you need to use the zp600. For multiple locations, you use the zp600 at the load side and zpr3's at other locations with all the yellows hooked together, and all the blacks hooked together except the black going right to the light. This hooks to the red at the zp600

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Depending on your wiring, as to single pole (one switch location) or 3 way (two switch locations) you can use most dimmers. Leviton and Lutron have similar dimmers, and some specifically for cfl's.
Leviton has Sureslide, Illumitech, True Touch
Lutron has Diva, Skylark, and Lumea

Make sure your cfl is dimmable.

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