Switchbot Announce 3rd Gen Curtain Motor, New Solar Panel

Smart home company Swithbot today announced its newest generation retrofit curtain motor, the Switchbot Curtain 3. The SwitchBot Curtain 3 is a smart drapes robot that promises an experience for your home, whether that’s Google, Amazon, SmartThings or Apple Home, due to its integration with the Switchbot Hub 2, which is compatible with the Matter Smart Home standard. The design and functionality of the original SwitchBot Curtain have been significantly enhanced in this version, featuring increased strength and quieter operation. Additionally, it offers an unlimited battery life thanks to a new integrated solar panel.

The company claim you can get the motor (or motors) set up in just 30 seconds, without the need for tools or other hidden costs. with DynamiClamp, SwitchBot Curtain 3 is able to adapt to 99% of curtain tracks found around the world, including telescopic rods. You can check here for compatibility.

With eight types of control methods, the Switchbot Curtain 3 can cater to the usage habits of everyone in the family, including.

Voice control (requires SwitchBot Hub 2)
App control (remote control requires SwitchBot Hub 2, local control does not)
SwitchBot Remote control (sold separately)
Touch & Go
Sunrise and sunset modes
Apple Watch
Light-sensor control (requires pairing with SwitchBot Solar Panel 3)

With QuietDrift Mode, SwitchBot Curtain 3 is now able to move 5mm per second, emitting noise levels below 25 dB to enable your curtains to open and close much quieter than before, waking you with natural sunlight every day.

Paired with the newly designed SwitchBot Solar Panel 3, SwitchBot Curtain 3 can achieve unlimited battery life by taking advantage of solar power. The overall charging performance of this device has also now increased by 100%, especially in low-light charging conditions*. The hanging bracket included now allows SwitchBot Solar Panel to be positioned in a better sunlight location, with a customizable tilting angle on the panel surface, ensuring perfect reception of direct sunlight no matter where it is placed.

*In direct sunlight where clear shadow outlines can be formed, SwitchBot Solar Panel requires just 3 hours of daily sun exposure to keep SwitchBot Curtain 3 continuously powered. Data is provided by SwitchBot in-house Lab tests, results may vary in different environments.

According to the company, the Switchbot Curtain 3 will launch on August 25th via their own online store, and Switchbot Amazon Stores in most regions.

You can check out our written review of the Switchbot Hub 2 with Matter HERE, or the video below;

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