I have been using a Lutron dimmer for some time and it works well with HomeKit. I just got a Leviton and it works fine. But they HATE their UI! First let me say that I have been using Insteon for many years. Their dimmers have an excellent user interface. All you see is a palette. Press the top and the light turns on at a preset level. Double click and go 100% immediately. Hold it and it lights up slowly. Click on the bottom and it stops slowly. Double-click and it stops immediately. Hold it and it slowly fades. A small button at the bottom allows you to change the preset. PERFECT! All HomeKit drives are stupid! Lutron has 4 buttons, so you have to dig for the right one to be pushed. The first always goes 100%. You need to feel around to find a small button to find the button you hold for the brightness to increase slowly. And it has a preset button, BUT ONLY ON THE REMOTE CONTROL! I hate this! I thought Leviton would be better because he has paddles like Insteon. But it’s much worse. If you use the small side switch to adjust the brightness, THAT becomes your new preset. No double-clicking, no-click and hold. I looked online at WeMo and iDevices, and their user interface also looks bad. Any others? Or am I just destined to buy the Insteon-enabled HomeKit bridge, which I’ve heard bad reports about? Why is it so hard to make a dimmer with a good user interface ???
Any decent HomeKit native drives?
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