How to use the Remote Control Dimmer

Updated 1 week ago by Sketch & Etch

Every Sketch & Etch Neon has the option to work with a remote control dimmer to control the brightness and flash of your Neon! The remote control you receive will vary depending on the size and type of Neon Sign you ordered.

REMOTE TYPE 1: For Neons that use under 8 meters/26 ft of LED

This remote will be included with many Extra Small, Small or Medium Neon Signs, depending on the detail of the neon design. The remote will need 3V circular batteries to be used. Depending on your region, these may come included in the remote.

REMOTE TYPE 2: For Neons that use over 8 meters/26 ft of LED

This remote will be included with many Large or Extra Large Neon Signs, depending on the detail of the neon design. The remote will need 2x AAA batteries to be used. Depending on your region, these may come included in the remote.

REMOTE TYPE 3: For Neons that are Color-Changing

This remote will be included with any color-changing neons. many Large or Extra Large Neon Signs, depending on the detail of the neon design. The remote will need 3V circular batteries to be used. Depending on your region, these may come included in the remote.

Receiver

To use any of the above Remote Control Dimmers, you'll need to connect this small silver box that comes with your Neon sign. This is called a receiver.

Plug the receiver between the transparent cable that runs from the Neon sign to the power adapter/s to control your Neon by the remote.

This image describes all the parts that come with your Neon sign and how to use them.

TIPS FOR USING THE REMOTE

REMOTE TYPE 1: Under 8 meters/26 ft of LED Neon used

REMOTE TYPE 2: Over 8 meters/26 ft of LED Neon used

Remote functions:

  1. ON/OFF: power on / off
  2. SPEED-/SPEED+: dynamic speed adjustment. MODE- or MODE+ must be selected before you can adjust the speed dynamically.
  3. LIGHT: Brings the sign to maximum brightness. Also cancels any speed settings you may have selected.
  4. ☀ ⏫ / ☀⏬: dynamic brightness adjustment.
  5. MODE-/MODE+: 8 flashing speeds to choose from.
  6. 10% to 100%: adjust the dimness and brightness with pre-set selections.
  7. TIME: 5-60 minute delayed shutdown

Is your Neon stuck on flashing mode?

Don't worry! All you need to do is get the remote control and press the 'light' button to return the sign to full light. 😊

Watch the video below for a full explanation.


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