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Elgato Eve Light Switch

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  • Overview

    Elgato's Eve Light Switch gives you the comfort and convenience of switching your lights on and off using Siri or with a quick tap on your iPhone. Create scenes to control Eve Light Switch and other HomeKit-enabled accessories with a single command. Leverage the power of automation and attune your lighting to your routine.

    Eve Light Switch transforms any single or multi-bulb setup into an intelligent lighting system, so can use your existing bulbs regardless of their shape, size, or color. Taking advantage of HomeKit technology, Eve offers impressive ease of use, advanced security, and tight integration with Siri. It also connects directly to your iPhone or iPad using Bluetooth low-energy technology, eliminating the need for a hub, gateway, or bridge.

    Highlights

    Conveniently switch your lights on and off using Siri or with a quick tap on your iPhone

    HomeKit-enabled for great ease of use and advanced security

    Set scenes that automatically control other HomeKit-enabled accessories

    Siri compatibility for voice control of lights connected to Eve

    Easy setup with direct connection via Bluetooth low energy technology—no need for a hub or gateway

    Did You Notice?

    Eve Light Switch is HomeKit-enabled so you can use Siri voice commands to control your lights connected to it.

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    Transforming any single or multi-bulb setup into an intelligent lighting system that you can control from your iPhone or iPad.

    What’s in the Box

    Elgato Eve Light Switch

    Face plate

    Mounting plate

    Four mounting screws

    Four wire nuts

    Tech Specs

    Other Features: Bluetooth, HomeKit Compatible

    Bluetooth Compatiblity: Bluetooth 4.0

    Power Source: AC

    Height: 1.37 in./3.5 cm

    Length: 2.95 in./7.5 cm

    Width: 4.72 in./12 cm

    Weight: 3.7 oz./104.8 g

    Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    Mfr. Part Number: 10027805

    UPC or EAN No.: 813180020207

    Warranty

    Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple’s Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.

    Warranty: One year

  • iPhone Models

    iPad Models

  • 3.5 Average
    3 out of 5 stars
    Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Super convenient

      We installed the Lightswitch in our bedroom, it took about 15 minutes to install for a total novice. We've explored a couple of the more advanced features like We installed the Lightswitch in our bedroom, it took about 15 minutes to install for a total novice. We've explored a couple of the more advanced features like the timer and automation settings, but our favorite feature is definitely using Siri to control the light. We use it every night and the sheer convenience will never get old. No more asking my wife if she's ready for me to turn the light off. We just get in bed and one of us commands the light off. Pretty cool. I can't imagine going back to a normal lightswitch.

      • Written by Joseph L from Chicago

      18 of 18 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Super convenient

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Works perfectly!

      When looking for an automated switch I could use to control my outside lights, I researched several different ones and this one is the best on the market. Most When looking for an automated switch I could use to control my outside lights, I researched several different ones and this one is the best on the market. Most competitors are not compatible with "Apple Home Kit" which was something I looked for in home automation and ease of use. I want to control all my devices (lights, switches, etc.) from one location and not cross over several apps to achieve this. This switch was simple to install and works great with Apple Home Kit and the Apple Home app. Set up was simple through the Apple Home app and the switch does exactly as advertised. My outside lights now come "ON" at sunset and "OFF" at sunrise. There are several different user options for automation other than my choice above. One lacking feature for this switch is the ability to use as a dimmer switch or 3-pole installation.

      • Written by Chris A from Lake Forest

      12 of 12 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Works perfectly!

    • 3.0 out of 5 stars

      Good but not perfect

      I've had this product since it was released and I can say it is nice having Siri control my lights, I just wish is was faster. Since the device relies on bl I've had this product since it was released and I can say it is nice having Siri control my lights, I just wish is was faster. Since the device relies on bluetooth to receive commands there is a delay from when you request an action and the action actually occurs. It's usually about 3 to 5 secs so its not that bad. However, there are times that Siri fails because it takes so long to happen that she gives up saying she's "unable to communicate to with your devices". To make it worse, the light then usually turns on anyway. In my opinion this device would be better if it used wifi to connect like the iDevices light switch does.

      • Written by JC A from Seattle

      14 of 17 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Good but not perfect

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      Great Switch - But it won't work for everyone...

      I'm a big fan of Elgato's Eve line of products. I recently wanted to begin upgrading my switches in rooms where adding Hue lights would be cost prohibitive. The I'm a big fan of Elgato's Eve line of products. I recently wanted to begin upgrading my switches in rooms where adding Hue lights would be cost prohibitive. The Eve Light Switch is very beautiful. It's well built and should work in any setting. Installation is simple (granted you're capable of basic electrical work): Turn off the power, remove old switch, connect your 4 wires and voila. The only issue I had (and some of you may have as well) is that your circuit needs a neutral wire. 2 of my rooms had it, the third room I tried to wire did not. There is no way around that so you might be best off to check this before buying. Once it's installed, setup is quick and easy through Elgato's app. When the lights are off, the switch has a little green LED that lights up which makes finding it in the dark nice and easy.

      • Written by John D from South Hadley

      1 of 1 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Great Switch - But it won't work for everyone...

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Inconsistant homekit connection

      The switch was easy to install and I enjoyed using while it worked. However after about 2-3 weeks, the switch disconnected form homekit and was not controllable The switch was easy to install and I enjoyed using while it worked. However after about 2-3 weeks, the switch disconnected form homekit and was not controllable through HomeKit or the eve app. I attempted to disconnect the eve switch and then reconnect it to my HomeKit, and this worked for about 2 days. No matter how many times I attempt to re-install the switch into HomeKit it still fails. Not a very effective switch for HomeKit, I would recommend looking elsewhere.

      • Written by Jonah M from Boulder

      0 of 1 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Inconsistant homekit connection

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Works perfectly!

      When looking for an automated switch I could use to control my outside lights, I researched several different ones and this one is the best on the market. Most When looking for an automated switch I could use to control my outside lights, I researched several different ones and this one is the best on the market. Most competitors are not compatible with "Apple Home Kit" which was something I looked for in home automation and ease of use. I want to control all my devices (lights, switches, etc.) from one location and not cross over several apps to achieve this. This switch was simple to install and works great with Apple Home Kit and the Apple Home app. Set up was simple through the Apple Home app and the switch does exactly as advertised. My outside lights now come "ON" at sunset and "OFF" at sunrise. There are several different user options for automation other than my choice above. One lacking feature for this switch is the ability to use as a dimmer switch or 3-pole installation.

      • Written by Chris A from Lake Forest

      12 of 12 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Works perfectly!

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