Red Series Fan + Light Switch (Z-Wave)
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Welcome to the Next Generation of Smart Switches.
You asked, we listened. Designed from the ground up.
Inovelli’s new Fan + Light switch is packed with features and designed with your house in mind.
Our #1 most requested product and a missing piece of the home automation pizzle. Control both your fan and light! For use with AC Motors only, Requires a Neutral Wire, Comes with a Switch and Canopy Module for Ceiling Fans only.
- Scene Control
18 seperate scenes. Control 6 scenes by tapping the light button or holding for 3 seconds and another 6 scenes by tapping the fan button or holding for 3 seconds. Pressing the config button a single time is also a scene. (Check compatible hubs list below for supported advanced features)
- LED Notifications
Have the LED Bar change colors or chase, flash, blink, pulse, etc. to notify you of changes going on in your home. For example, the garage door being left open, the security system being armed, the weather outside starting to rain, or even a text message. The possibilities are endless here. (Check compatible hubs list below for supported advanced features)
- Canopy Module
The canopy module is placed inside the canopy of your fan and speaks to your switch via RF. To find compatible fans go here (Coming Soon).
Perfected By You
- Under the Hood
Z-Wave Plus Certified and OTA (Over-The-Air) allows us to keep your switch up to date and future-proof. Combine that with our Z-Wave Signal Strength Notifier and a built-in configuration button and your switch is set for any customization you can think of. Learn more about the tech behind our products here (Coming Soon).
- Community Driven and Approved
Our customers and community are the biggest driving force behind our products. All our products through research and development stages are published in our forum so our community members can provide their ideas and suggestions! This allows us to create truly amazing products that work in a variety of different homes. Check out our community and the product device thread here.
- Our Beta Testers are the Best
We hand select our beta testers from our community. The people we know can test our products to their fullest extent and who we trust to be honest and candid about how we can improve. Luckily, our beta testers have become some of our biggest inspirations, helping us make the products we have today.
Looking for information to setup your new switch? Select your hub below to get to setup instructions, device handlers or drivers.
Advanced Features available on SmartThings, Hubitat, Home Assistant, and HomeSeer only.
Smart Things handlers unlock special features on your device. Follow the directions to take your already sweet device to the next level!Learn More
Find installation and setup instructions for pairing your LZW36 Red Series Fan and Light Switch to Hubitat.Learn More
Everything you need to pair your LZW36 Red Series Fan and Light Switch to Home Assistant! Follow the link to get get started.Learn More
All in one spot get everything you need to setup your LZW36 Red Series Fan and Light Switch for Alarm.com. Click here to get started.Learn More
Everything you need to pair your LZW36 Red Series Fan and Light Switch to Ezlo Innovation! Follow the link to get get started.Learn More
Alexa or Google Home?
Smart speakers are NOT Z-Wave hubs so they won't work directly with any Z-Wave devices. But you can use a compatible Z-Wave hub with smart speaker integration to control your dimmer with voice control. These include the Fibaro hubs, Hubitat, SmartThings, Vera, and Wink.
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Bought this switch for the Hampton Bay ceiling fan and light in our living room. We had an existing wall switch for the light but not the fan (had to be controlled via pull chain). This switch allowed me to get rid of the clunky and spotty GE Link smart bulbs I had in the housing and replace them with standard LED bulbs. I had to move my Hubitat closer to the switch in order for it to find it but pairing was simple and updating to the newest firmware was also easy to do. I was initially having issues with the lights not dimming and flickering something fierce. Went back and forth with Inovelli support without any real solution but finally figured out it was the bulb compatibility causing issues between the two. Replaced the Sylvania LED bulbs with GE Relax LED which solved the flickering and dimming issues. I will be purchasing another switch for our bedroom when I find a ladder tall enough to get access to the canopy on the cathedral ceiling!
The actual switch is wonderful. All of its functionality is also wonderful. If there was anything that I had to fault at four, the module that you have to hide up in the fan is a little bulky. I ended up getting it mounted on two of the fans I have, and I have one more switch to install. Love inovelli, their support team (anytime I have a question they are on top of getting it handled for me) and I love their products!! I decided about a year ago to switch from smart things to Hubitat, which was a good move IMO.... and at that time I got rid of all the other switches I was using and started from the beginning again and bought a handful of these. I believe I have approx 25-30 switches in my house at the moment, Super high-quality products, The repairs work great and I never have signal issues. This fan switch is they step above any of the others I’ve got, I love the rockers next to the buttons, something I think they should potentially integrate into other switches as well. I would love to see two button switches like this for other applications not just for a fan application. I have some great ideas that I think I could put to good use with the switch. If only there was two load outputs!!!! Keep up the good work guys!!
I installed this switch a couple days ago and liked almost everything about it right away. I had read online about the delay when pressing the physical switch but also read they had fixed their dimmers by setting the preference to disable delays. This also disabled the ability to use scenes with the main buttons but I was ok with that. The install of the switch went really smooth. After physically installing both pathetic the wall and canopy module I installed the custom driver in Hubitat. I set all the settings to make the switch as fast as possible but was disappointed to see that the physical switch still had a very noticeable delay. Turning the light on and off from Hubitat was instant so I knew the switch was communicating to the canopy module just fine. I almost emailed support when I saw there was a beta firmware available in Inovelli’s website. It claimed to have the option to take away the physical delay. I updated the firmware and wow. They weren’t kidding. It seems as instant as the old dumb switch I truly cannot tell a difference between the two. To be clear the option to disable the delay showed up with the original firmware (1.34) but I guess it didn’t actually work until this new firmware (1.36). I have only had this switch for a couple days but if it holds up I will not hesitate to buy more. The notification features are really cool too.
I can't say enough good things about this switch - I wish Inovelli would oem these in a bunch of fans. I use the notifications for things like garage door open (red pulsing), and the scenes to turn on hard-to-reach smart lights. The only downside I've seen is when two people are crowding the switch sometimes the module doesn't get the on/off signal from the switch, but it's only happened twice.
I've bought quite afew of these. They work like a champ. They have a tons of settings you can modify. It can be overwhelming. But it's not hard to figure out. Love the notification options. Other manufacturers are probably envious of these and rightly so.
Works great and I have the notifications set to tell me when the alarm system isn't set. It is Awesome to be laying in bed and when my wife asks if the alarm is set. I look at the switch and say, Yep! I love this switch, and it has a strong WAF!
The shipping was fast and install was straight forward. The app setup in Samsung SmartThings was terrible I had to copy and paste code in order to make it work. It took me almost an hour to set up one switch. It was difficult to set it you with smart assistance like google home and Alexa and still it sometimes does not work. I set it up only a week ago and already I have issues. One day it would turn on the light but not turn it off. I reset it four times and I switched light bulbs and the started working normally. Also I use led dimmable light bulbs and sometimes it make a low humming noise. I switched bulbs and now the lights flicker randomly. I love the concept of having a smart light and fan combo but it may not be the right on for me. My wife is not very technical she just uses the physical switch and it decides when it wants to work.
I have been looking for a way to control celing fans ever since I started home automation and to add to my problems my house wiring is so outdated the wires aren't even coated in plastic and not a single switch has a neutral wire. This is exactly what I needed it let me control my ceiling fan without having to add any wirers or tear open the walls even with no neutral wire originally at the box for the switch. Other than the fact that I can't able to get the association to work to control the other light in the same room that doesn't have a switch at all it is perfect and I bought a second one and plan to buy a third when I get a new celing fan put in. I am very happy with it and it would be 5 stars if the association would work. When I bought it inovelli did not list openhab as compatible but it is compatible.
Update #2: 4 Days into using this switch, after updating the firmware, it's today not responding to ZWave commands. I can change the state of the fan or light from the switch directly, but it does't report to the controller and doesn't respond to commands from the controller. The Openhab management interface reports that the device isn't communicating with the controller. Other line-powered ZWave devices within 5 feet of this one are working fine, so it's a problem with this switch. Looks like the firmware update may have fixed one communication problem, but there seems to be another problem. Downgrading my rating to 2 stars. --------------------------------------------------------- Update #1: The day after I installed the switch I again ran into the problem where the switch and the RF module lost communication (switch changes don't affect the light, air-gap off/on toggle recovers things). I checked for an OTA update from Inovelli and there is a Beta update posted on the site (v1.36) that specifically states it fixes this issue. I applied the update so hopefully I won't see this problem any more. --------------------------------------------------------- I installed this today and now that the dust has settled it works as expected. However, there are a couple of issues/observations that are worth mentioning: 1) As mentioned in other reviews and in the product description, this switch requires installation of two pieces, one in the wall box for the switch, and one at the base of the ceiling fan/light. The switch box in the wall is fine and fits like any ZWave switch. The RF module is another story. For the fan where I intended to use this, the module is far too large to fit inside the canopy, making it impossible to reassemble. Fortunately for me in this case, I have access above the ceiling so that I could locate the RF module in the attic and feed the wiring into the ceiling box. This is far from ideal. Also, I have several ceiling fans in my house and I'm pretty sure this RF module wouldn't fit into the canopy of any of them. 2) After initial setup, I was testing things and making an update to Openhab when the RF module stopped responding to changes. Through either Openhab or the wall switch buttons I could make changes that would show up at the switch (LED's indicate state), but the RF module would not update the fan speed or change the state of the light. I waited a few minutes to see if it would come back and it didn't seem to, so I went to the breaker and killed power to the switch for about 15 seconds then turned it back on and everything has been working since. This issue however does not inspire confidence so if I run into this behavior again I'll be returning this switch. I'll update this review if something changes in the weeks ahead.