Schluter®-LIPROTEC-ECD

Dimmable LED driver

LIPROTEC-ECD is an in-line dimmable driver that is hard wired into your electrical. It is compatible with a range of popular dimmer switches including smart dimmers, allowing you to have matching light switches throughout your bathroom.
  • Dimming range: 5% to 100%
  • Can control multiple KERDI-BOARD-SNLT niches (up to 24 watts)
  • Includes metal enclosure
  • Install in an accessible location, such as a closet or vanity
  • Dimmer switch must be purchased separately. Refer to the compatibility list in the Downloads tab.
  • UL listed in USA and Canada
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Schluter®-LIPROTEC-ECD is an in-line dimmable driver that is hard wired into your electrical. It is compatible with a range of popular dimmer switches, allowing you to have matching light switches throughout your bathroom. The available dimming range is 5% to 100% and can control multiple KERDI-BOARD-SNLT niches (up to 24 watts). The LIPROTEC-ECD includes a metal enclosure and must be installed in an accessible location, such as a closet or vanity.

LIPROTEC-ECD requires no special maintenance.

Avoid contact with insulation and areas exposed to temperature fluctuations as these conditions will affect the lifespan of the driver.

Ready to install your Schluter®-LIPROTEC-ECD dimmable dimmer? Check out the step-by-step installation instructions or view our comprehensive installation video below.

Warranties

LIPROTEC Driver Warranty
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Data sheets

LIPROTEC Dimmer Compatibility List
80.11 KB
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KERDI-BOARD-SNLT Data Sheet
5.11 MB
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Brochures and Pamphlets

Shower Brochure
2.48 MB
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KERDI-BOARD Brochure
6.01 MB
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LIPROTEC Brochure
2.23 MB
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Product Table

22045-preview
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KERDI-BOARD-SNLT
206.14 KB
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Handbooks

Shower System Installation Handbook
1.76 MB
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LIPROTEC-ECD Installation Guide
2.67 MB
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LIPROTEC Planning Guide
2.99 MB
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Q:

Do we need to use all three LIPROTEC components? Can I use another driver, LED, or wire?

A:

The LIPROTEC system is specifically designed to work together and is UL listed as a system. The cable and gland seal the wire outlet hole. The LED connectors are...

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Q:

Why is my LIPROTEC LED flashing?

A:

The driver is overloaded or overheated. Check the sum of wattage on the driver and make sure it is below the rated output (LIPROTEC-ECX: 60W or...

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Q:

Can I pull power from my DITRA-HEAT or other floor heating circuit to power my LIPROTEC LED?

A:

No. Floor heating should be on a dedicated circuit. You also increase the risk of accidentally miswiring the lighting into a 240V circuit.

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Q:

What would happen to the LIPROTEC system in case of a power surge or brownout?

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Both Schluter drivers have built-in protection against power fluctuations and will shut down in either of the situations listed above.

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Q:

I have verified a 120V input to my power supply and 24V output but my LIPROTEC LED still does not illuminate. What should I do?

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Ensure that the low voltage (+ and -) connections are correct and not reversed. The connections should be...

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Q:

Where can I install the LIPROTEC-ECD driver?

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It must be mounted in an accessible location with proper ventilation around the enclosure. Examples of accessible locations include but are not limited to...

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Q:

Can I run more than one LED to the LIPROTEC-ECD driver?

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Yes, the LED light is 1.7 watts and the LIPROTEC-ECD control is rated up to 24 watts. This means that you can run up to 12 niches on one LIPROTEC-ECD...

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Q:

What are the benefits of the LIPROTEC-ECD driver vs the LIPROTEC-ECX?

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LIPROTEC-ECD allows you to match your dimmer switch style or add a smart dimmer.

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Q:

Is the LIPROTEC system a smart home system, and will it integrate with my smart home?

A:

While the current LIPROTEC LED system is not smart, the LIPROTEC-ECD driver can be used with smart dimmers.

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Q:

What type of wall switch or dimmer is needed for the LIPROTEC-ECD driver?

A:

A single pole switch can be used for on/off function or an occupancy sensor. If dimming is desired, it needs to be one that is rated to work with an LED...

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Q:

How do I wire a standard wall dimmer or three-way circuit?

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Please refer to the manufacturer’s instructions and contact your local electrician for guidance.

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Q:

Do I need special wiring for the LIPROTEC-ECD?

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No, but an electrician should run the branch circuit from the breaker box to the switch/dimmer and then to the LIPROTEC-ECD.

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Q:

Does the LIPROTEC-ECD need to be on its own circuit?

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No, the LIPROTEC system can be jumped off an existing lighting circuit if needed. Contact your local electrician for guidance and code compliance.

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Q:

Can I use the same switch or dimmer to power the LIPROTEC-ECD that is being used for my other room lights?

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This can be done but you will need to check with your local electrician for guidance and code compliance. If a dimmer is shared, the rate of dimming for the room…

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Q:

Does the LIPROTEC-ECD need to be on a GFCI circuit?

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No, GFCIs are typically not used on a light circuit but this will not affect the performance of the LIPROTEC system.

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Q:

Can I connect the LIPROTEC-ECD to 240V power?

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No. This will damage the driver and void the warranty. The driver is rated for single-phase 110VAC-120VAC power.

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Are the components of the LIPROTEC-ECD replaceable?

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Yes, NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC) requires the drivers to be accessible, so they can be switched out if there is a problem...

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Can I use the LIPROTEC-ECD to control multiple niches in multiple bathrooms throughout my application?

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No, each individual bathroom should have its own power supply option. This eliminates code restrictions as well as...

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