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Smart review for home switch

Smart review for home switch

Smart review for home switch

First post in r / HomeKit – I thought I would contribute a little for the community.

After pre-ordering a [black Homesense Smart Switch 4S](https://www.myhomesense.com.au/product/switches/homesense-smart-switch-jet-black-4s/) in March 2020, with 50% discount (RRP AUD199), I finally received a day in followed and had time to install it today.

I don’t have much exposure to other smart wall-mounted switches, so I can’t compare, but all I can say is that it does its job like a switch …

Some observations and pictures:

1. Installation is quite simple – it took me 5 minutes. Note that the home switch requires you to have a neutral line (older homes in Australia do not have this).
2. I only connected for 1 switch (which connects to 4 LIFX traffic lights). The other 3 switches are not connected, but you can use it to trigger other automations / scenes of your own e.g. turning on the TV.
3. Designed, the switch is washed with a single glass panel covering the entire face. It has some weight due to the glass panel)
4. Haptic feedback (with sound), plus a white light ring for each on / off switch is pleasant. Choose black for this very reason.

Time will tell if there are any defects in the product and I will report here if I find any.

 & # x20AC; & # x2122;

[Wiring Diagram](Https://preview.redd.it/mlgm8b67zpf51.jpg?width=4032&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=e612c4b84469869800d8d0592fda7fd6c54cf33a)

 & # x20AC; & # x2122;

[Actual Wiring](Https://preview.redd.it/5ps0jf010qf51.jpg?width=3024&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=df6889124a8a3366fb7d05c2aa23a3b900f8b103)

 & # x20AC; & # x2122;

[Success!](Https://preview.redd.it/jqmgp2w40qf51.jpg?width=2160&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=58c3c7fe2f707809a8d7883966e51771ae302ea3)