Wireless Light Switch: Top 10 Reviewed

You are an owner of a building and decide to add switch locations when electrical work in the building is almost done, and contractor, for each fixture, has already installed a single switch. But you wanted to control it from multiple locations. Then pulling wires to the new switch location seems to be impractical.

Or you want to control the new landscape lighting with the existing switch that controls the main-gate light from a new location in the bedroom. But the new lighting was installed after building-work was done and there is no easy way to install new wires to the desired switch locations.

The only answer to all your problems is Wireless Light Switch. It can not only be relocated anywhere, but also prevents you from drilling and routing of large holes for switch boxes. It reduces the need of copper wires, drywall and switch boxes. It requires minimum installation efforts, saves you money and time and makes relocation of switches very easy.

Price: $18

Each switch/socket kit has four selectable channels to allow up to four different Carlon Switches & Accessories to operate without interference.

Description:

If you no more want to fumble in the dark areas like basements, parking-lots, etc. to turn on the lights, then this Wireless Switch/Socket combo could help you. Its installation is fast and easy with no wires to run. You can control up to 150 W Incandescent Lighting from up to 50 feet range away. You can mount it anywhere without having to connect a single wire.

Company/Brand Name:Thomas & Betts
Pros
  1. 2-year warranty.
  2. Two 3V Lithium batteries included.
  3. Includes both white and almond faceplates.
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Price: $29

As this Z-Wave enabled wall switch is capable of relaying commands and acknowledging their receipt, it ensures reliable lighting system throughout the entire home.

Description:

The GE's Z-Wave Dimmer Switch can replace any standard light switch, uses your existing wiring and can be controlled with one of GE's Z-Wave remote controls. The transmission distance is up to 100-Feet between devices but actual performance depends on the type of construction and the number of walls between the remote and device. It enables you to control on/off and dim functions of overhead lighting. You can control functions of hard-wired incandescent lighting. It is not for fluorescent lighting and motor. The dimmer switch includes an LED indicator light to easily locate the switch in a dark room.

Company/Brand Name:GE
Pros
  1. Easy 2-wire installation.
  2. Perfect for use with incandescent lighting only.
  3. LED light shows switch location in a dark room.
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Price: $34

It can be operated with any Heath Zenith Wireless Command Transmitter within the range of 100 feet.

Description:

This Wireless Command Switch Receiver gives you the freedom to add control to wired lighting fixture. It can fit in any standard wiring box and uses your existing wiring and can be operated with any Heath Zenith Wireless Command Transmitter. It can control up to 300 watts incandescent lighting and dims them up to 5 different light levels.

Company/Brand Name:Heath Zenith
Pros
  1. Multiple unit control.
  2. Comes with a 2 year warranty.
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Price: $43

Heath Zenith SL-6023-IV 3-Way Switch Set includes two receivers i.e. SL-6017-WH & 3-Way Switch.

Description:

This Wireless Light Switch replaces your old fashioned 3-way switches with new generation Wireless Command 3-way wall switch receiver, which adds control to wired lighting fixtures and can fit in any standard wiring boxes. It uses your existing wires to prevent you to spend more on new ones. It can control up to 300 watts of incandescent lightings. It enables you to dim lightings up to 5 different light levels according to your mood. You can use any Heath Zenith Wireless Command Transmitter to operate it, such as a remote control or a motion sensor.

Company/Brand Name:Heath Zenith
Pros
  1. 2 year manufacturer warranty.
  2. Transmission range is up to 100 feet.
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Price: $49

It’s a simple to use, lightweight and portable remote, which you can keep in your pocket or mount on any wall or on car visor to enhance your security and comfort.

Description:

This lightweight and portable remote is very convenient to use as a tabletop control or a handheld remote. You can enhance your safety by clipping it to your car visor and can turn on entry light before you reach your front door. It can also be mounted on wall with wall mounted clip. You can use it to add to your convenience by placing it beside your couch.

It allows you to control Lutron Maestro Wireless RF Dimmers, Switches and Lamp Dimmers. You can also control one light from two different locations just by replacing a switch with a Maestro Wireless dimmer and then mounting a Pico Wireless Control anywhere you want. It gives you the freedom to adjust light level up to 10 dimmers to set the right light level according to your need. You can turn dimmer on to full brightness or can turn off by pressing top button or bottom button respectively. Middle button is there to adjust light level.

Company/Brand Name:Lutron
Pros
  1. Range is up to 100 feet.
  2. It includes battery, car visor clip and wall mount clip.
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Price: $56

It works on Z-Wave wireless technique that uses low power radio waves that easily travels through even walls and floors.

Description:

This GE Z-Wave 3-Way On/Off Kit includes a Primary switch and Auxiliary switch to control one light from two different places, e.g. a multi-entrance room or shared toilet. It comprises a LED indicator light to easily locate the switch in a dark room. It can be connected using existing wires and controls incandescent, LED, Xenon, Halogen and fluorescent lighting. You can add new controls to wired fixtures with extreme ease. It requires hard wired connection for in-wall installation.

Company/Brand Name:GE
Pros
  1. Capable of controlling fluorescent lights
  2. It features a gloss white finish that matches modern wall plates.
  3. Blue LED indicator light helps you to find switch in dark corners.
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Price: $62

It allows you to control lighting levels with any combination of up to 10 devices, i.e. dimmers, switches, sensors, etc.

Description:

Using Lutron's reliable Clear Connect RF Technology, you'll have reliable wireless communication every time. With Radio Power Saver Ceiling Wireless Occupancy Sensor, it can easily be turned on and off when someone enters or exits. It can also be controlled by the Maestro Wireless RF Pico Controller. It is useful in locations where single circuits are needed as it can control a 6 Amp light or a 3 Amp fan.

Company/Brand Name:Lutron
Pros
  1. Uses standard single-pole and 3-way wiring for easy installation in any home.
  2. LED on the switch glows softly as a night light when electronic switch is off. It helps in finding the location of switch in dark.
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Price: $65

The self-powered wireless remote switch in conjugation with wireless occupancy sensors pay for themselves by ensuring that unused light is turned off.

Description:

The wireless remote switch, wireless occupancy sensors and the wireless wall switch receivers combine Leviton’s switching technology with wireless technologies and En-Ocean’s self powered technology. These can control low-voltage lighting to incandescent lighting. This remote switch allows you to control one or a group of lights. The remote switch can be used to control lights from multiple locations and provides a convenient three-way switch solution, eliminating the need to pull additional wiring. One switch can control many LevNet RF receivers, which are in the range of 50 -15 feet. That’s why they are also preferred for multi-location switching applications. Each switch has a unique ID and activates only the desired receiver. You can mount this remote switch on a wall with screw or tape, or you can use it as a wireless handheld remote or a standard switch box. They are ideal for retrofit and new construction.

Wireless self-powered remote switch, white. Wireless receivers and transmitters sold separately.

Company/Brand Name:Leviton
Pros
  1. Self-powered remote switch.
  2. Can also be used for three-way switch solution.
  3. Minimize energy waste with occupancy sensor.
  4. Auto-on/auto-off and manual-on/auto-off modes with wireless occupancy sensor.
  5. Can be installed in place of traditional single-pole wall switches and fits in a standard single-gang wall box.
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Price: $66

It provides you with a virtual 3-way and multi-location control of selected Leviton Vizia RF + or other selected Z-Wave compatible switches.

Description:

This Switch remote is ideal for remote ON/OFF control of a single scene of Vizia RF + devices in your entire home. Its features like Zone Control, Scene Control and Time events enhance your comfort and security. You can control multiple light sources within tour home just by a single push of a button on zone controller. Scene-control helps you to manage light-level according to your need. Time Control allows you to schedule lights on/off at preset times to enhance your security. You can also activate any network device at a desired time. It is Z-Wave compatible. Also, it can fit in any standard single-gang 18 cubic inch wall box.

Company/Brand Name:Leviton
Pros
  1. It includes color options for white, ivory, and light almond.
  2. No need for traditional 3-way wiring or a dedicated traveler wire.
  3. The Green LED locator on the switch illuminates when the load is off.
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Price: $70

It allows you to create a system of up to 10 devices and control lighting levels with any combination of up to 10 dimmers, switches, sensors, etc.

Description:

This Maestro is designed to control lights up to 8 Amps or fans up to 5.8 Amps. It can be controlled by a Radio Powr Savr Ceiling Wireless Occupancy Sensor to automatically turn on and off when someone enters or leaves a room which is a great way to add energy savings to your home. It can also be controlled by a portable remote using the Maestro Wireless RF Pico Controller. Both Wireless Occupancy Sensor and Wireless RF Pico Controller are sold separately. It is compatible with single pole/multi-location incandescent, halogen, MLV, ELV, non-dim fluorescent ballasts and general purpose fans.

Company/Brand Name:Lutron
Pros
  1. LED helps in finding the location of switch in dark room.
  2. It is embedded with Clear Connect Radio Frequency (RF) Technology to provide reliable communication.
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