Rated 2.5 out of 5 by 4
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by bvz almost worthless functionality because it will not stay dimmed
Unfortunately at this time (November 2015) optiled still does not have a fix for the issue where the dimmer resets to full brightness each time the led strip is illuminated. I contacted them via email (had to do it twice) and they have confirmed that this product does not have a memory and as such loses its setting every day.
Unless you plan on re-dimming the strip:
this is not worth your money.
November 19, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Scott Will not remain at one setting
This dimmer will not keep its setting when switched on and off. You have to readjust the dimmer each time the light is turned on and off.
September 29, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Duke Glitch with this dimmer, but manufacturer has fix
I rated this as fair quality only because of the the original does not work well. I don't have the replacement yet. Keep reading for explanation.
This same dimmer switch comes in CabLED 12-foot 12-volt LED Landscape Lighting Strip (CAB-12LLKITHD). Be aware the dimmer that comes with the12 ft LED Landscape Lighting Strip Kit reverts back to the brightest setting whenever the power is turned off and back on, such as with a timer or photoelectric cell. I would assume that this dimmer does the same. OptiLED (CabLED’s parent company?) has a replacement in the works, due out near the end of 2014. OptiLED will send you a replacement if you have your receipt. Contact OptiLED at firstname.lastname@example.org to have your name put on the waiting list. If Customer Service gives you the Royal Run-Around, try email@example.com.
Minor complaint: the dimmers are close to the LED strip connection, which makes it difficult to put the dimmers in a location convenient to adjust, or in a hidden location. My application was on a deck, so I was able to put the dimmers under the deck. Other applications would probably be more difficult, even impossible.
November 12, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by sparky cabled lighting
excellent product but cant get the dimmer to stay at the dimmed setting when it is turned back on. have to reset every time and dimmer is not in a easy reach location. other than that it's a great product.
September 2, 2012