Switchbot unveils latest curtain motor, featuring 3rd generation technology and an innovative solar panel

Cupertino, August 25, 2023

Smart home company Swithbot today announced its latest generation retrofit curtain motor, the Switchbot Curtain 3. The SwitchBot Curtain 3 is a smart curtain robot that promises an enhanced experience for your smart home, be it Google, Amazon, SmartThings or Apple Home , thanks to the integration with the Switchbot Hub 2, which is compatible with the Matter Smart Home standard.

The design and functionality of the original SwitchBot Curtain has been significantly improved in this version, with increased strength and quieter operation. In addition, it offers unlimited battery life thanks to a new integrable solar panel. The company claims you can set up the motor (or motors) in just 30 seconds, with no tools or other hidden costs required. with DynamiClamp™, SwitchBot Curtain 3 can conform to 99% of curtain rails worldwide, including telescopic rods. You can check for compatibility here.

Switchbot Hub 2 with Curtain 3 (R version) With eight kinds of control methods, the Switchbot Curtain 3 can meet 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
  • Timers
  • Apple Watch
  • Light sensor control (requires pairing with SwitchBot Solar Panel 3)

With the QuietDrift ™ mode, SwitchBot Curtain 3 can now move at 5mm per second and emit sound levels of less than 25dB, making your curtains open and close much quieter than before, waking you up to natural sunlight every day.

Note: As is the case with all other Switchbot devices that connect to their hubs, the Switchbot Curtain 3 uses Bluetooth to connect to the hub, with the hub connecting to Matter via WiFi.

Combined with the newly designed SwitchBot Solar Panel 3, SwitchBot Curtain 3 can achieve unlimited battery life by using solar energy. The overall charging performance of this device has also now increased by 100%, especially when charging in low light conditions*. Thanks to the included hanging bracket, the SwitchBot solar panel can now be placed in a better spot in the sunlight, with an adjustable tilt angle on the panel surface, ensuring perfect reception of direct sunlight wherever it is placed.

*In direct sunlight where clear shadow contours can form, the SwitchBot solar panel only needs 3 hours of daily sun exposure to continuously power the SwitchBot Curtain 3. Data is provided by SwitchBot internal lab testing, results may vary in different environments.

According to the company, the Switchbot Curtain 3 is available through 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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