My pool light and spa light switches are currently X10 Pro XPS3. However, yesterday they started to make a strange humming noice, smelled a little and stopped working. They were very nice to have as I could turn my lights on and off from inside with a remote pad. However, now nothing is working as far as the lights go.
Looking at the lights, I was wondering if, perhaps, the XPS3, due to the fact that they are dimable, might have been the cause of the meltdown of the switch. I saw that since, if I ever dimmed the switch, nothing happened to the lights, and that would cause the humming noise. I have a feeling that last night, one of the switches might have been set, not at full power, but dimmed a little.
If this is the case, can I replace the switches with just a regular switch, or perhaps the X10 Pro WS13 switch. this switch is not dimable, but still gives me the ability to remotely turn the lights off from inside instead of having to go outside to the control panel and turn things on and off.
We purchased the home a year ago, and the XPS3's were the switches in the pool controller. I have taken the lights out of the pool once, however, I do not remember the make of them, though I can go out to the pool this afternoon and get that information if needed.