Schluter®-LIPROTEC-ECX

LED driver and dimmer

LIPROTEC-ECX is an all-in-one LED power supply and in-wall dimmer switch that eliminates compatibility issues between drivers and dimmer switches.
  • Smooth, even dimming
  • Dimming range: 5% to 100%
  • Can control multiple KERDI-BOARD-SNLT niches (up to 60 watts)
  • Fits in a standard electrical switch box
  • Includes three interchangeable face plates to match most decors
  • UL listed in USA and Canada
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Schluter®-LIPROTEC-ECX is an all-in-one LED power supply and in-wall dimmer switch. It offers smooth, even dimming with a dimming range of 5% to 100%. LIPROTEC-ECX can control multiple KERDI-BOARD-SNLT niches (up to 60 watts). Additionally, it includes three interchangeable face plates to match most decors.

LIPROTEC-ECX requires no special maintenance.

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

Warranties

LIPROTEC Driver Warranty
48.03 KB
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Data sheets

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
8.63 KB
KERDI-BOARD-SNLT
206.14 KB
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Handbooks

Shower System Installation Handbook
1.76 MB
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LIPROTEC-ECX Installation Guide
2.4 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:

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

A:

LIPROTEC-ECX is an all-in-one solution with one connection point to run from the junction box directly to the LED.

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Q:

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

A:

Yes. The LED light is 1.7 watts and the LIPROTEC-ECX control is rated up to 60 watts. This means that you can run up to 30 niches on the LIPROTEC-ECD...

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Q:

Can the LIPROTEC-ECX integrate with my smart home?

A:

No, only the LIPROTEC-ECD driver can be used with smart dimmers.

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Q:

Do I need special wiring for the LIPROTEC-ECX?

A:

No, but the LIPROTEC-ECX needs to have the rough in wiring for high voltage (120V AC) on a particular end (the bottom) of the junction box, otherwise...

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Q:

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

A:

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 the LIPROTEC-ECX be installed in a double gang box, along side an existing switch?

A:

Yes, but a voltage barrier or divider (not included) needs to be installed between the two switches. Contact your local electrician for guidance and...

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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:

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

A:

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-ECX to 240V power?

A:

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

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Q:

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

A:

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:

What if my LIPROTEC LED turns on but doesn't dim?

A:

The slider is misaligned. Remove the faceplate on the ECX. Slide the black dimming lever on the ECX housing to the bottom and the face plate slider to...

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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?

A:

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

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