Fibaro Swipe Gesture Controller (Z-Wave)
FIBARO Swipe non-contact gesture controller for devices on your Z-Wave network, create your own intuitive controls.
£127.22 inc VAT
EAN / Barcode: 5902020528821
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The FIBARO Swipe is a non-contact gesture controller for the devices on your Z-Wave network, swipe left, right, up, down, make a circular motion or use sequences of gestures to create your own intuitive controls. The Swipe resembles a picture frame, whether wall mounted or free standing, it can meet the aesthetic of any room in the house. You can even personalise the Swipe with your own picture, just slip it in-between the sensor and cover. A gesture controlled menu allows you to add / remove and reset devices without removing it from its mounting. The Swipe also has a buzzer installed to confirm performed actions.
- Compatible with any Z-Wave or Z-Wave+ Controller.
- Supports protected mode (Z-Wave network security mode) with AES-128 encryption.
- Allows contactless gesture detection.
- Battery and/or VDC powered. When connected to an external, VDC power source, the battery serves as an emergency power source.
- Gestures and actions are confirmed by the buzzer and can be indicated additionally by the built-in
- LED diode.
- Gesture controlled menu – allows to operate the device without dismounting it.
Manuals and Guides
Frequently Asked Questions
How many devices can you control with one SWIPE?
FIBARO SWIPE is a scene controller, each gesture can control multiple devices at the same time and when you trigger scenes the only limitation is number of devices used within a scene.
What gestures can be used?
There are four (Up, Down, Left, Right) basic gestures. In addition you can enable circular gestures in parameter 10: circle right, circle left. You can also use 6 combinations of basic gestures. Max. 12 gestures and combinations can be used.
What type of material will SWIPE work through?
SWIPE can work through any non-metallic material: wood, drywall, stone (granite, marble), also glass (single layer), laminate and any synthetic material. It will not work through metal or mirror. Thickness may vary depending of material type.
How close does your hand have to be in order for SWIPE to work?
Max distance is about 5 cm (2”).
What size picture fits into the SWIPE?
10 x 15 cm (6 x 4 inches).
How is the SWIPE powered?
4xAA batteries and/or micro-USB.
What do all the beeps mean?
Sound sequence – enter/exit MENU mode
One short beep – device wake up
Two short beeps – learning MODE
Three short beeps – device RESET
Double beep during gesture – valid gesture/combination confirmation
Single long beep during gesture – invalid gesture/combination
What type of devices can you control?
Any Z-wave device, virtual device or any device included in any kind of scene can be assigned to one of the gesture/combination.
How do you control Sonos if it’s not Z-wave?
Sonos or any TCP/IP device can be controlled using Virtual Device buttons or scenes using available LUA commands.
How do you open a window with SWIPE?
SWIPE can trigger Z-wave actuator or Z-wave relay connected to an actuator to open or close the window.
How do you control an alarm system?
You can create a scene to arm/disarm alarm system and use a SWIPE to trigger it. Combination of 2 or 3 gestures can be used to trigger an alarm scene.
Can you increase volume with circle air pattern?
Yes, you need to create a Lua scene to do so.
Is the SWIPE always on?
SWIPE is always on when has micro-USB connected.
It has 2 powering modes:
- Battery powering mode (preserves battery life): device needs to be awaken before gesture by moving hand close to the center
- External power supply mode: constantly detects gestures.
How come sometimes I have to gesture twice to make device work?
Device may be in battery powering mode and needs to be awaken before the gesture or first gesture wasn’t done close enough.
How long do the batteries last?
It depends how often you are going to use the device. SWIPE’s battery life on default settings is like typical remote control.
How else can you power SWIPE?
SWIPE can be powered using 4xAA batteries and/or micro-USB 5V.
What requirements must be met by sequences?
- Each sequence must be unique
- Sequence can consist of two or three basic gestures (left, right, up or down)
- Two identical gestures cannot be used next to each other
What is the best way to mount it behind/under material?
Remove the front picture cover and use double sided tape or Velcro to attach the device to horizontal or vertical surface. Make sure surface you want to mount SWIPE is clean of dust or grease before you apply any type of mounting material. Do not overuse mounting material to make sure you can easily remove it without bending or breaking any SWIPE parts.
When SWIPE is placed behind material what are all the beeps?
Beeps may indicate validation of gestures, menu, entering/exiting standby mode or any interference with metal materials like cables, metal re-bars, etc.
Can I turn the buzzer off?
Buzzer may indicate successful or failed gesture recognition. You can decide which one you want to have signaled or disable the buzzer.
Will SWIPE work without the frame?
SWIPE can be powered directly using micro-USB without using the frame.
Physical and Performance Attributes
|Dimensions (L x W x H)||178 × 29 × 130 mm|