LIFX

Smart Switch Black 2 Button

Regular price
$87.20
Regular price
$109.99
Sale price
$87.20
Fitting

White 4 Button

White 2 Button

Black 4 Button

Specifications

Installation: Professional installation required by a licensed electrician
Neutral Wire: Required
Safety Notice: Electrical power must be cut off before installation/repair
Maximum load: 2500W per switch. 2-Gang: 1250W per gang. 4-Gang: 625W per gang.
Dims: 120mm x 72mm x 37mm
Installation Guide: 2 Gang, 4 Gang
Voltage Range: AC 100-240V 50/60 Hz
Wi-Fi: 2.4GHz
Security: WPA, WPA2

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Meet Smart Switch

Combining a modern finish with haptic feedback, the LIFX Switch is meant for daily use and is easily programmable in the LIFX app. Use the buttons on the Switch to trigger a lighting scene, dim smart lights, and of course turn off and on whilst always remaining in standby.

This is an in-wall switch that requires professional installation (as per Australian law) with a neutral wire is required. Do it once, do it well please folks.

New build, renovation, or simple upgrade?

This 2-button in-wall switch can control your LIFX smart lights, or make your standard "dumb" lights work smart. No more accidental "hard off" that limits smart lighting. You and your family can rest assured that you have the simplicity of a standard switch, with the added smart functionality whenever you want it.

Make dumb lights smart

With LIFX Switch you can apply smarts to standard 'dumb' lightbulbs. Add lights to scenes, schedule on or off, or connect to Alexa or Google Assistant for voice control.

Set the scene

Each button could correspond to different custom scenes you have created in the app. With simple taps on the switch you can change the whole room from date-night lighting to movietime, and then to bedtime.

  • Keep smart lights connected

    With the ability to keep smart lights in standby mode whether on or off means your smart set up won't be interrupted. And with 2 or 4 buttons, you have extensive control from the one device.

  • More than just on / off

    Not only can the LIFX Switch be used to control standard lights, it allows you to set automation schedules or scenes that include the standard lights alongside your smart ones.

  • Ask Google to control smart devices in your home. No matter where you are, get things done – whenever you want.

    "Hey Google, dim the living room lights and turn on Netflix."

  • LIFX works with Amazon Alexa products to control your lights with your voice. No need to unlock your phone and open the app.

    "Alexa... Set the living room to warm white.”

  • Turn your iPhone into a universal remote for your smart home with Apple HomeKit.

    Say "Siri, I'm home," and have HomeKit unlock your door and set your LIFX lighting to your favourite scene.

  • LIFX smart bulbs deliver excellent smart lighting

    "They're really very good as smart bulbs, nailing the colour aspect perfectly, responding well to commands, and tying in neatly to your choice of smart assistant. The app offers one-touch control of your connected lights, and some very detailed control deeper down, and everything's easy to set up and get running."
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  • Best color-changing smart bulb

    "Like I said, I think Lifx lights belong right at the top of your list if you're looking to add a smart pop of color to your home's lighting systems. The brand sells a variety of bulbs and smart lights that all put out bright, great-looking colors, all of which can connect with Alexa, Siri or Google Assistant with absolutely no need for a hub."

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  • LIFX smart bulbs deliver excellent smart lighting

    "LIFX offers a plethora of smart light options; from color and white bulbs, that come both in full size and the more compact LIFX Mini design, as well as lightstrips, LIFX Beam - the brands own take on smart light wall art and LIFX Clean - a smart light that can also kill bacteria."

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FAQs

Q. Can I install these switches myself?

A. No, LIFX Switch requires installation by a licensed electrician.


Q. Can I replace any existing switch with them?

A. Not all switch wiring types are compatible, they require existing neutral wiring. Check with an electrician as to what type you have. If you're planning on a new build or renovation, request this type of wiring.


Q. Are these switches for outdoor use?

A. No, LIFX Switch is intended for indoor use only.


Q. Are other LIFX devices required to use the switch?

A. No


Q. Can the switch control a group of LIFX lights?

A. Yes


Q. Can the switch control a group of traditional lights (not smart)?

A. Yes, the switch can control both LIFX Smart lights and traditional non-smart lights


Q. Can I control the switch via HomeKit, Alexa or Google Assistant?

A. At launch Alexa and Google Assistant will be supported. Homekit is anticipated to be introduced in Q4 2021.


Q. Will the switch work if my internet connection is disabled?

A. Your non-smart lights will still work, but your smart lights require internet connectivity.


Q. Can I dim my lights via the switch?

A. You can trigger a dimming of LIFX to a set level (scene) via the app. Smart & non smart lights won’t be dimmable via the Switch.


Q: Can I use the switch to control other smart devices (including smart lights)?

A: At the moment no, but stay tuned!


Q. Can my LIFX switch work with 5Ghz Wi-Fi routers?

A. No the LIFX switch will only work on the 2.4Ghz Wi-FI band. Most home routers that support 5Ghz should also support 2.4Ghz.

For more information on wifi requirements, please see here.


Q. I’m running old Halogen lights. How many can I run from one switch channel?

A. 4 Gang: Each switch channel will support a total of 625W of lighting So 12 x 50W bulbs could be connected to one channel. Simply sum up all the lights on the circuit and make sure it totals under 625W. If you’re not absolutely sure, consult an electrician.

A. 2 Gang: Each switch channel will support a total of 1250W of lighting So 25 x 50W bulbs could be connected to one channel. Simply sum up all the lights on the circuit and make sure it totals under 1250W. If you’re not absolutely sure, consult an electrician.


Q. I have a 3 gang switch now. Can I replace it with this?

A. Yes, you can, plus you can use the spare button to control other LIFX lights.


Q. Does LIFX switch support 2-way control? 

A. Yes, you can control the lights both with the LIFX Switch and with the LIFX app, as well as any other 3rd party integrations you have. 

(for clarity though conventional 2-way control isn’t supported)


Q. Can I set a button to control another light in another room?

A.Yes - the buttons can be programmed to control another LIFX light somewhere else in the home.

Q. Can I set a delay from the Switch to turn the lights off?

A. Yes, if it is a LIFX light only