Home Automation Lighting Control Systems

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Finding the right product is a bit of a problem for most consumers when they find their need, the home-automation lighting control system that is available in many brands and styles, so it can be used from one room to the whole house. The system starts.

There is a home-automation lighting control system that starts from one room to the whole house Raku lighting control system

Raku is available in various technologies, without wires and without wires, the old house can install Rako lighting using old wires and lights, the new house has more options to choose from the Rako system, either wired or wireless Whether lighting or a combination of both. The Raku system offers a single room system throughout the home system Rako can be connected to your phone, iPad or remote control where you can run your installed Home-Automation Lighting Control System.

Home Automation Lighting Control Systems

How it works:

Home Automation Lighting Control Systems

Wired Network:

You can connect to the keypads via the available Raku module cat data cable as needed.

Wireless Network:

The Raku modules connect to a wireless Ricoh module and the wireless router via a WTC bridge that can transmit the signal to the wireless keypad and a dimmer from where you can handle it with your phone or tab.

Interface :

Multiple interfaces or called Hub is available for the customer by rako according to their requirement.

  • WTC Bridge
  • WA Bridge
  • WR B100
  • WANEX
  • RA Bridge
  • RTC Bridge

Keypads:

Rako offers flush and surfaced mounted plates which makes them very attractive and elegant.

Estimated Price of dimmers and keypads without interface.

Dimmers ModulesWireless & Wired Keypad
Rako RAK4T Dimmers = £506Rako Wireless Flat faceplate Keypad RCM 020, 070, 100 = £125 ( 2, 7 & 10 button)
Rako RAK4F Dimmers = £485Rako Wired Flat faceplate keypad WCM 020, 060, 070, 100 = £175 (2, 6, 7 & 10)
Rako RAK4L Dimmers = £506

Lutron

Another system that can be said to be the best in the Home-Automation Lighting Control System in the UK, Lutheran and Raco is the same technology from a room panel to a house, the only difference is the keypad design and price.

Home Automation Lighting Control Systems

Lutron comes in the top list of the lighting control system, it allows to you think each and every place you want to install at your home without limits, regardless of the pre wires, you just don’t need it, Lutron offers individual wireless keypad, or if you want to install more than one room along with easy to manage, control via from phone or tab then a separate system available offered by Lutron to be able to connect, communicate and integrate all switches, dimmers and other similar devices.

Lutron offers lighting packages according to room wise.

One room requires wireless switches but they only limit to digital control placed on a keypad, however, if you want to manage from phone, tab or from remote then a separate controller will be needed to fulfill that task.

Number of packages and Plans available:

One-bedroom Multiple Bedroom Lighting Systems for one-bedroom Lighting Systems for multiple  bedrooms
To save energy Rania Wireless RF switch
Radio Power Savr – Occupancy/Vacancy Sensor
HomeWorks QS
To make a room more elegant and ambiance Rania, Lyneo, Touch keypads Radio Power Savr sensors
To be a more convenient and remote control Rania Wireless RF switch, Radio Powr Savr – Occupancy/Vacancy Sensor GRAFIK Eye QS HomeWorks QS
To be more safe and secureHomeWorks QS
Sivoia QS
Pathway  Lighting & multi-room control HomeWorks QS
“Away” and “Vacation” Mode HomeWorks QS
Sivoia QS

Fibaro:

Fibaro makes it easier for the customer to choose according to their requirement, it offers smart plugs with a single switch panel to double switch panels, dimmers, smart sockets, sensors and RGBW controller, but here only the Home-Automation Lighting Control System will be in detail.

Fibaro not only best for new homes but it is one of the best home automation systems that can be fit easily with old sockets thanks to his small rectangular design, in addition, the modulus size is very tiny only to be able to fit into the existing junction box easily.

Flexibility:

You can choose any place you want to fit, it can be fit in just a single room with one socket or multiple rooms with multiple sockets you want with the option of a single button and double button panel.

Controller Hub:

Z-wave wall switch, plugs, dimmers and sensors cannot be handled and work alone without controller (hub), you need a controller Z-wave home center or certified controller from Z-wave to connect and manage all functions.

You could manage all switches at once via home center 1 or lite, it allows to integrate to all fibaro z-wave devices from one channel, in addition, the home center can be work with other devices such as Google Home, Amazon Alexa, Apple Home Kit and others devices certified by Z-WAVE from where you can control it remotely.

Fibaro lighting system packages:

  • Smart Switches
  • Smart Led Z-wave bulb, you can choose other Led to work with such as Philips hue.
  • Dimmers modules 1 and 2
  • Module Relays
  • Inline switches
  • Wall plugs and Sockets

The description and detail of all smart systems will be later in a separate section.

Caution: All smart lighting control systems require a neutral wire, most of the homes in the UK do have neutral wires and but many not, so keep that confirm before installing that system.

Must be single switch panel if you intended to use only Apple Home kit

APPLE Home KitWireless Bluetooth communicationSimple scene sequences availableApple Siri® voice controlWorks with iOS 9 and higherThe sharing of home functionality

Double switch panel work with Z-WAVE and other controllers.

Z- WaveWireless Z-Wave communicationSimple scene sequences availableSmart notifications Works with iOS 9 and higherWide operating range

Futronix

Home Automation Lighting Control Systems

Fibaro makes it easier for the customer to choose according to their requirement, it offers smart plugs with a single switch panel to double switch panels, dimmers, smart sockets, sensors and RGBW controller, but here only the lighting control system will be in detail.

Fibaro not only best for new homes but it is one of the best home automation systems that can be fit easily with old sockets thanks to his small rectangular design, in addition, the modulus size is very tiny only to be able to fit into the existing junction box easily.

Flexibility:

You can choose any place you want to fit, it can be fit in just a single room with one socket or multiple rooms with multiple sockets you want with the option of a single button and double button panel.

Controller Hub:

Z-wave wall switch, plugs, dimmers and sensors cannot be handled and work alone without controller (hub), you need a controller Z-wave home center or certified controller from Z-wave to connect and manage all functions.

You could manage all switches at once via home center 1 or lite, it allows to integrate to all fibaro z-wave devices from one channel, in addition, the home center can be work with other devices such as Google Home, Amazon Alexa, Apple Home Kit and others devices certified by Z-WAVE from where you can control it remotely.

Fibaro lighting system packages:

  • Smart Switches
  • Smart Led Z-wave bulb, you can choose other Led to work with such as Philips hue.
  • Dimmers modules 1 and 2
  • Module Relays
  • Inline switches
  • Wall plugs and Sockets

The description and detail of all smart systems will be later in a separate section.

Caution: All smart lighting control systems require a neutral wire, most of the homes in the UK do have neutral wires and but many not, so keep that confirm before installing that system.

Must be single switch panel if you intended to use only Apple Home kit

APPLE Home KitWireless Bluetooth communicationSimple scene sequences availableApple Siri® voice controlWorks with iOS 9 and higherThe sharing of home functionality

Double switch panel work with Z-WAVE and other controllers.

Z- WaveWireless Z-Wave communicationSimple scene sequences availableSmart notifications Works with iOS 9 and higherWide operating range

Futronix

Home Automation Lighting Control Systems

Designed especially for old homes, available only as a wired technology with a replacement of old panels and buttons, Futronix systems are prewired small compact design panels to make it fit in an existing installation.

Futronix offers stainless steel and Sahara design switch panels and dimmers with the configuration of 2 button panels to up to 12 button panels.

To control and manage all, Futronix offers dedicated controllers with wired and wireless technology.

Futronix can be integrated with Amazon Alexa to be able to control lighting from voice, home icon touch screen and remote control for lighting can get as an extra.

Estimated Price:

DimmersSwitchesHouse controllers
P100 dimmer = £ 160Eclipse Switch panel = £ 306 PoundFutronix Hx System = £ 993
P400 dimmer = £ 349Metal Switchplate = £ 154Futronix Home Automation = £ 1160
P800 dimmer = £ 714

Control

Home Automation Lighting Control Systems

Control 4 is very similar to Lutron smart lighting, very stylish, elegant

and reliable for long durability is key to this company.

Control 4 enables you to control lights by voice with Alexa and google home if it offers you a complete range of wired and without wired lighting and dimming control systems.

Control 4 has wireless keypads, dimmers, switches and wired keypads with a variety of buttons and faceplate colours you can choose.

Compatible Led:

Perfect for Dimming

  • SYLVANIA HI-spot RefLED PAR-16 GU10 – 6.5W
  • Osram Parathom PRO PAR-16 50 Advanced
  • Philips Master LEDspot MV 6W GU10 dimmable
  • Megaman LED Reflector GU10 – 7W 500lm
  • Megaman Energy saving LED reflector PAR16 8W
  • BELL Mini Dimmable 5W LED GU10 Stock Code 05136
  • BELL Dimmable 8W LED GU10 BC/B22

There are few of the best LEDs which support all smart automation systems.

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