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How to Convert Your Home into a Smart Home with Lutron RA2

Smart homes make life more convenient. You can walk into your kitchen with your hands full of shopping bags, but you can ask your home automation assistant to turn on the light via voice command. For hosting parties, smart homes level up entertainment as well. You can effortlessly make your house vibrate by asking your smart speaker or tapping your phone to turn your party lights and favourite playlist on!

Also, not only do these high-tech homes heighten your security, but they also allow you to be a more responsible homeowner. During vacations, you can easily set your home automation system to Away mode, and it will control your lights, speakers, and security system to make it look like you are at home even when you are not! Plus, if you forget to close your garage before leaving, you can do so remotely using your mobile phone. Yes, there is no need to turn around and waste time and fuel!

As your local home automation professional, Comfort Electrical makes these possible. With two decades of electrical expertise, we install and program home automation systems based on our extensive knowledge base and with only industry-leading products at your convenience. They have services like smart homes, c bus installation Gold Coast, and led lights Gold Coast. Hence, if you want to transform your home into a smart one, why don’t you consider a Lutron system?

The (1) Lutron RA2 Select allows you to control and personalize your home electric lighting and window shades from anywhere in the world using the Lutron app on your smartphone or tablet. You can also utilize a control pad called Pico. The (2) Lutron RadioRA 2 System is the expanded version. With this, you can manage your heating, speakers, and small appliances, too.

For Lutron RA2 Select, you can easily install, set up, integrate, monitor, and control your devices using the Lutron app on your mobile device by following the instructions. To set up a system, you need to:

  1. Connect your device and hub to the same network.
  2. Open the Lutron app.
  3. Agree to terms and conditions.
  4. Create an account and sign in.
  5. Select Set up a new system.
  6. Select RA2 Select.
  7. Plug your Lutron RA2 Repeater into a power outlet and your Wi-Fi Router.
  8. Confirm your location by pressing the button on the product once prompted.
  9. Name your home system.
  10. Set the time and your location.
  11. In the list of devices, select one.
  12. Flash the device you want to add for easy identification.
  13. In the list of room names, choose the room to assign them to and the device type.
  14. Repeat the process for other devices.

You can also consult a qualified electrician to do this process for you.

For Lutron Radio RA2, the same process applies. But first, you need to connect your device to the cloud using the Lutron Connect Bridge to integrate your automation system. 

Aside from installation, the Lutron app allows you to personalize multiple scenes so you won’t have to change the setting of your devices for every use. With this, you can create moods, for example, Sleep Mode, where lights turn off, shades lower, and the room temperature goes according to your preference before you sleep. It also enables you to schedule these for them to function automatically at certain times of the day. For example, you can have your front door lighting on starting from sunset until sunrise. The geofencing feature also manages your devices based on your current location. 

The Lutron (3) RA3 elevates the home experience. With its all-in-one processor, the installation process becomes more convenient and speedy. Lutron’s LEAP API in this one also makes programming uncomplicated and the system devices’ performance so much faster. 

Moreover, Lutron RA3 has improved lighting control. With the RadioRA3 Outdoor Plug-In Switch, you can manage the lights, small pumps, and motors outside your house. And with the Sivoia QS Triathlon, you can have automated wood blinds that adjust to the sun. Lastly, it comes with a light bar with a modern design that easily fits in most homes!

To seamlessly have a Lutron-integrated home, you can rely on Comfort Electrical to properly set it up based on your preference! Give us a call for the earliest appointment possible.



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