The TKB Dual Paddle Wall Switch - Gen5 has been designed to conveniently control electronic appliances as well as Z-Wave devices. The convenient dual paddle switch provides superior control, with the left paddle of the wall switch managing the local load (could be a light switch), while the right paddle providing the capability to control Z-Wave associated devices.
The switch can easily be included and controlled in a Z-Wave network by a remote control or your home automation Z-Wave controller. It's discoverable within a range of 30 metres from your wireless controller. The switch is equipped with a LED indicator to easily locate it in a dark room.
This unit includes switching paddle and a mounting frame. Additionally, it requires 230V power wires and a pattress box for installation.
Note: The switch only controls one wired load up to a max of 6A, it is not a 2-gang switch and will not control two separate loads. It works in a 3-wire system and needs neutral, check your installation before purchasing.
Further information about 2-wire and 3-wire installations is available in Application Note 23 - Understanding 2-wire and 3-wire Lighting Systems.
The Z-Wave TKB Dual Paddle Wall Switch - Gen5 is Z-Wave Plus Certified. Z-Wave Plus (5th Generation Z-Wave) offers a lot of new features including increased range, extended battery life and Over The Air upgrading (OTA). Take a look at our "What is Z-Wave Plus" guide for more information