Leviton today announced the introduction of its Decora Smart Wi-Fi 2nd Gen Fan Speed Controller. Designed for overhead pull-chain ceiling fans without electronic control, the new Wi-Fi 2nd Gen Fan Speed Controller is the latest addition to the My Leviton platform Decora Smart Wi-Fi product line.
The Decora Smart Wi-Fi 2nd Gen Fan Speed Controller provides ON/OFF control with four overhead fan speeds (low, medium, high and max). Homeowners can enjoy the option of controlling ceiling fans with the My Leviton app, voice assistants such as Amazon Alexa, Hey Google, and Siri via HomeKit, or the Apple Home app. Homeowners can also enjoy the option of controlling ceiling fans with the My Leviton app.
“We’re excited to continue to expand the breadth and capability of our Wi-Fi 2nd Gen portfolio by providing an automated solution for overhead ceiling fans with multi-speed control and compatibility with Apple HomeKit, Hey Google, and Amazon Alexa,” said James Shurte, senior product manager, Leviton. “This new product is about more than just control and convenience. Research indicates that when fans are used effectively, thermostats can be adjusted up to four degrees, leading to reduced energy consumption and increased HVAC efficiency while maintaining comfortable temperatures in the home.”
The Decora Smart Wi-Fi 2nd Gen Fan Speed Controller is ideal for great rooms with high ceilings, kitchens, bedrooms, home offices, home gyms and covered patios. Once installed, the fan speed level bar is used to adjust the fan’s speed up or down to select low, medium, high, or max settings, while the familiar Decora rocker is used for ON/OFF control. With the My Leviton app, homeowners can easily program fans to automatically turn ON/OFF or adjust the speed to circulate air at scheduled times. Additional functionality includes the ability to configure minimum and maximum fan speed settings, to choose a preset fan speed when turned on, or to have the fan always turn on at the last selected speed. The device’s auto-shutoff feature can be used as a countdown timer to turn fans off after a preset length of time.
For added convenience, the My Leviton app offers control of fans in situations where it is impractical to use a fan’s pull-chain to control speed, such as high ceilings in a large room where the fan may be out of reach.
The Leviton Decora Smart Wi-Fi 2nd Gen Fan Speed Controller can be used in single pole or multi-location applications when paired with Leviton’s wire-free Anywhere Companions or wired Companions. The new Wi-Fi 2nd Gen Fan Speed Controller connects to Wi‐Fi and does not require a hub or bridge.
Thanks to Dustin at myhomekithome for the heads up.
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