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Control4® 120V Black Forward Phase Dimmer

Model #: C4-FPD120-BL
At a Glance
Control4 Dimmers allow you to replace any "dumb" dimmers with sleek, sophisticated dimmers that will not only provide elegant control of the lighting inside or outside of your home, but can also be programmed to respond automatically to desired light levels.
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Get to know this product.

An economical solution for dimming forward phase compatible loads, including incandescent, 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. Available in 9 stylish colors and finishes. 120V.

  • Compatible with incandescent, line-voltage halogen, and magnetic (iron core) transformers
  • Also compatible with forward phase dimmable LEDs, CFLs, and fluorescents
  • Protection circuitry prevents device damage in case of short circuit or excessive load
  • Continuously measures energy being used by the attached load
  • Elegant, sophisticated design makes a beautiful addition to any home or business
  • Custom engraving available to clearly identify which light each dimmer control
  • Backlit button engraving with programmable color control for easy readability regardless of time of day or light level
  • Programmable RGB LEDs provide status feedback for lighting and other devices in the system
  • Ambient light sensor automatically adjusts backlight and status LED brightness depending on the light level in the room
  • Available in a wide array of gloss and satin colors
  • Control4® screw-less faceplates, sold separately
  • California Title 20 compliant.


  • The maximum load requirements for fluorescent, CFL and LED loads can vary greatly depending upon the specific fixture and/or bulb being used.
  • The quality and performance of these load types varies greatly from manufacturer to manufacturer.
  • The use of fluorescent, CFL, or LEDs load without a neutral wire connected to the dimmer is not recommended.

*Faceplates are not included. Don’t forget to order faceplates separately.



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.


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
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

Misc. Specs

Color Finish NameBlack
Manufacturer WarrantyLimited Warranty. See store for full details.
Product Weight (lbs.)0.12
WarningProposition 65 Warning for California Residents