Control4 Wireless Forward Phase Dimmer

An economical solution for dimming forward phase compatible loads, including incandescents, line-voltage halogens, and magnetic transformers, the Forward Phase Dimmer is also great for dimming high-wattage loads such as chandeliers and large banks of recessed lights. It is compatible with forward phase dimmable LEDs, CFLs, and fluorescents. 120V.


Control4 Keypads provide a stunning interface for your Control4 Smart Home system, combining flexible button configuration with beautiful aesthetics to complement the decor of your home. With the simple press of a button, you can activate a scene, allowing events to happen simultaneously.

  • Can include 1-6 LED backlit engraved buttons in various combinations. The bottom button can also include up and down volume arrows. Four different button sizes allow for a total of 38 possible configurations.
  • Mix-and-match engraved buttons and sleek, screwless faceplates with 12 stylish colors and gloss and satin finishes.
  • Available in 120V, 240V, or 277V.
  • Buttons allow for quick control of your favorite scenes. For example, a "Goodnight" button can be configured to shut off all the lights, lock the doors and arm the alarm, all at once.

Model numbersC4-FPD120
Power requirements120 VAC +/-10%, 50/60 Hz
This device can function with or without a neutral AC connection
depending on load type.
Power consumption450mW
Load types and ratings
Supported load typesIncandescent, halogen, magnetic (iron core, inductive) low-voltage
(MLV) transformers, forward-phase dimmable fluorescents, compact
fluorescents, and LEDs.
Maximum load1 Gang2 Gang3+ Gang
Incandescent (tungsten)1000W800W600W
Compact fluorescent (CFL)*500W500W500W
Minimum load (with neutral)
Incandescent (tungsten)4.5W
Compact fluorescent (CFL)*4.5W
Minimum load (without neutral)
Incandescent (tungsten)25W
Compact fluorescent (CFL)*N/A
Operational temperature32˚F ~ 104˚F (0˚C ~ 40˚C)
All load ratings are based on an ambient temperature of 77˚F (25˚C).
Humidity5% to 95% non-condensing
Storage-4˚F ~ 158˚F (-20˚C ~ 70˚C)
Control communicationsZigBee, IEEE 802.15.4, 2.4 GHz, 15-channel, spread-spectrum radio
Wall box volume5.75 cubic inches
Weight0.12 lb. (0.05 kg)
Shipping weight0.18 lb. (0.08 kg)
Available colors
C4-FPD120-xxWH, LA, IV, BR, BL, SW, MB, BI, AU
Available accessories
Faceplate, 1 Gang (C4-FP1-xx)WH, LA, IV, BR, BL, SW, MB, BI, AU, SN, SS, VB
Faceplate, 2 Gang (C4-FP2-xx)WH, LA, IV, BR, BL, SW, MB, BI, AU, SN, SS, VB
Faceplate, 3 Gang (C4-FP3-xx)WH, LA, IV, BR, BL, SW, MB, BI, AU, SN, SS, VB
Faceplate, 4 Gang (C4-FP4-xx)WH, LA, IV, BR, BL, SW, MB, BI, AU, SN, SS, VB
Color Kit (C4-CKFPDAPD-xx)WH, LA, IV, BR, BL, SW, MB, BI, AU
Engraved Button, Rocker (C4-EBDR-xx)WH, LA, IV, BR, BL, SW, MB, BI, AU