Inovelli Fan/Light Switch (Red Series) - LZW36 - Spec Sheet

Spec Sheet | Fan + Light - Red Series (Gen 2) | LZW36

NOTE: This is a work in progress and features/specs are subject to change. Please see our community thread to stay up to date: https://community.inovelli.com/t/fan-light-switch-project-hurricane-pre-orders-now-open/23

The LZW36 Inovelli Fan + Light Switch (Red Series) is a Z-Wave enabled smart switch that works with many different hubs and gateways and allows remote control from anywhere in the world. It touts a ton of features including energy monitoring, RGB notifications, Z-Wave scene control, configuration from the switch itself, and individual control of the both the fan motor and fan light.



Overview

Make: Inovelli
Model #: LZW36 (Red Series)
Project Code Name: Hurricane 
Generation: First 
Years Produced: Launched 5/25/2020 
Status: Current Generation
Important Docs: Product Manual





Features, Specs, and Certifications

Features

  1. Technology: Z-Wave Plus, S2 Encryption, SmartStart
  2. Z-Wave Chip: 700 Series
  3. 3-Way, 4-Way (Multi-Switch) Compatibility: Does not work in a 3-Way or Multi-Switch setting (we will launch a remote to solve this)
  4. Energy Monitoring: Monitors energy consumption (monitors light and fan separately)
  5. Z-Wave Scene Enabled: Add up to 42 Z-Wave Scenes (ie: multi-tap to trigger a scene/routine directly from the switch)
  6. RGB Notifications: 2x LED bars will notify you of certain events (ie: LED bar lights up red when front door is unlocked)
  7. Disable Internal Relay: Ability to disable the fan and/or light relay 
  8. Change Parameters Locally: Change parameters directly from the switch without the need for a Hub
  9. Accessories Included: White Faceplates/Paddles and a Neutral Wire Jumper (Almond not included)

Specifications

  1. Neutral Wire Required:  Yes 
  2. Max Horsepower (Fan): 1/6 HP
  3. Max Wattage (Lights): 200W Incandescent or 100W CFL/LED
  4. AC/DC Motor Compatibility: Only compatible with AC Motors
  5. Power: 120V AC, 60 Hz
  6. Operating Temperature: 32-104 °F (0-40 °C)
  7. Signal Frequency: 908.42 MHz
  8. Range: Up to 100 meters line of sight between the Wireless Controller (Hub) and the closest Z-Wave Module
  9. Indoor/Outdoor Use: Indoor use only.

Certifications

  1. UL Certified: E513509
  2. FCC Certified: 2AB2QLZW36-S
  3. IC Certified: 10256A-LZW36S
  4. Z-Wave Plus Certified: Yes
Note about UL and IC: 
  1. UL site requires a purchase to view the certification. Please see the PDF at the bottom of the article for UL records.
  2. IC site does not have a direct URL for devices -- it will take you to a search bar. Type the IC # in the, "Certification Number" section. Please see the PDF at the bottom of the article for a screenshot of the IC website.


Advanced Settings

NOTE: To adjust the animations on a controller that does not have a device handler/driver, please use the values found on this site: http://calculator.inovelli.com (click on the, "Notifications" tab and select the one you'd like -- then select the, "Configuration Value")

Depending on the version, this switch supports many advanced settings as shown below. Please reach out for the latest firmware file if you'd like to upgrade your firmware (NOTE: this requires a special tool that needs to be purchased separately unless your Hub supports Over-the-Air upgrades).

Light Parameters
  1. Dimming Speed: How fast or slow the light turns on (or dims) when you hold the switch (ie: dimming from 10-20%, 80-60%, etc)
  2. Dimming Speed (Z-Wave): How fast or slow the light turns on (or dims) when you adjust the switch remotely (ie: dimming from 10-20%, 80-60%, etc)
  3. Ramp Rate:  How fast or slow the light turns on when you press the switch 1x to bring from On to Off or Off to On
  4. Ramp Rate (Z-Wave):  How fast or slow the light turns on when you bring your switch from On to Off or Off to On remotely
  5. Minimum Dim Level: Minimum level the light switch will dim to
  6. Maximum Dim Level: Maximum level the switch will dim to
  7. Invert Switch: Inverts the switch (Tap Down = On, Tap Up = Off)
  8. Auto-Off Timer: Automatically turns the switch off after x seconds
  9. Default Level (Local): Default dim level for the switch when pressed locally (at the switch)
  10. Default Level (Z-Wave):  Default dim level for the switch when powered on via a Z-Wave command
  11. State After Power Restored:  Switch will remember the last on/off and dim level prior to losing power
  12. LED Indicator Color: This will set the default color of the LED Bar
  13. LED Indicator Intensity: This will set the intensity of the LED Bar (ie: how bright it is)
  14. LED Indicator Intensity (When Off): This is the intensity of the LED bar when the switch is off
  15. LED Strip Effect: This will allow you to add some sweet effects to your LED bar (ie: pulse, chase, solid, etc)
  16. LED Indicator Timeout: Changes the amount of time the RGB Bar shows the dim level if the LED Bar has been disabled
  17. Active Power Reports: The power level change that will result in a new power report being sent (% of previous report)
  18. Periodic Power & Energy Reports: Time period between consecutive power and energy reports being sent (in seconds)
  19. Energy Reports: The energy level change that will result in a new energy report being sent (% of previous report)
Fan Parameters
  1. Minimum Dim Level: Minimum level the light switch will dim to 
  2. Maximum Dim Level: Maximum level the switch will dim to 
  3. Invert Switch: Inverts the switch (Tap Down = On, Tap Up = Off) 
  4. Auto-Off Timer: Automatically turns the switch off after x seconds 
  5. Default Level (Local): Default dim level for the switch when pressed locally (at the switch) 
  6. Default Level (Z-Wave):  Default dim level for the switch when powered on via a Z-Wave command 
  7. State After Power Restored:  Switch will remember the last on/off and dim level prior to losing power 
  8. LED Indicator Color: This will set the default color of the LED Bar 
  9. LED Indicator Intensity: This will set the intensity of the LED Bar (ie: how bright it is) 
  10. LED Indicator Intensity (When Off): This is the intensity of the LED bar when the switch is off 
  11. LED Strip Effect: This will allow you to add some sweet effects to your LED bar (ie: pulse, chase, solid, etc)
  12. LED Indicator Timeout: Changes the amount of time the RGB Bar shows the dim level if the LED Bar has been disabled 
  13. Active Power Reports: The power level change that will result in a new power report being sent (% of previous report) 
  14. Periodic Power & Energy Reports: Time period between consecutive power and energy reports being sent (in seconds) 
  15. Energy Reports: The energy level change that will result in a new energy report being sent (% of previous report)
Please see the, "Parameter Document" at the bottom of the page for more information.


Compatible Hubs / Gateway's

Please note, these are subject to change -- please let us know if there is a hub that you don't see on the list that needs to be added, or one that's on the list that needs to be removed.
  1. Fibaro Home Center 2 
  2. Fibaro Home Center Lite
  3. Home Assistant
  4. HomeSeer
  5. Hubitat
  6. SmartThings Hub 
  7. VeraEdge 
  8. VeraLite
  9. VeraPlus
  10. VeraSecure
  11. Wink and Wink 2 (no advanced settings)
  12. Zipato ZipaTile
These switches should also be recognized by any open systems that support multi-channel device types. If your hub is not listed above, please get in touch with us before buying the switch to avoid the hassle of returns.

How about Alexa or Google Home?
Smart speakers are NOT Z-Wave hubs so they won't work directly with any Z-Wave devices. But you can use a compatible Z-Wave hub with smart speaker integration to control your dimmer with voice control. These include the Fibaro hubs, Hubitat, SmartThings, Vera, and Wink. 
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