Smart Home Showcase: Ceiling Fans With Alexa Voice Control

Publication Date: 9/11/18 – It seems like it’s only a matter of time before anything in your home with an off/on switch will be Alexa-compatible. Today, it’s all about the ceiling fans with Alexa voice control capability.

 

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Add Alexa To An Existing Fan: Smart Fan Speed Control Switch


While choices for fans with Alexa capability already built in are limited, with this Smart Fan Speed Control Switch (UK readers click here) (Canadian readers click here) you can add Alexa voice command control to any ceiling fan. Compatible with Alexa, Google Assistant and IFTTT, which gives you hands-free voice control over your ceiling fan speed. Allows for scheduling and timed control via the free companion app, and makes your ceiling fan an available device to use in Alexa routines or Google scenes. Note that installation requires home wiring experience: always ensure the power is off before attempting electrical work. If you need assistance, hire a professional electrician to install the switch.

 

Add Alexa To An Existing Fan/Light:
Insteon 2475F FanLinc Insteon Dual-Band Ceiling Fan and Light Controller


The Insteon 2475F FanLinc Insteon Dual-Band Ceiling Fan and Light Controller (Canadian readers click here) (not currently available in the UK) is the DIY solution for controlling both a ceiling fan and its light fixture via Alexa voice commands without running any wires for a wall switch! Fits inside most ceiling fan canopies to provide High, Medium, Low and Off fan speed control, plus full dimming control for your fan’s light.

 

Hunter 59222 Symphony Ceiling Fan


The Hunter 59222 Symphony Ceiling Fan (Canadian readers click here) (not currently available in the UK) delivers ultra-powerful air movement with whisper-quiet performance. Reversible motor allows you to change the direction of your fan from downdraft mode during the summer to updraft mode during the winter. From Hunter, an established and trusted name in ceiling fans. Available in white, black or a brushed nickel finish.

For an alternative style from the same manufacturer, employing reclaimed wooden blades and still including Alexa voice control, see the Hunter 59224 Signal Ceiling Fan (Canadian readers click here).

 

Haiku Home L Series 52″ Smart Ceiling Fan


Those who are looking for a more stylish, designer take on a ceiling fan with a light fixture included will want to check out the Haiku Home L Series 52″ Smart Ceiling Fan (Canadian readers click here) (not currently available in the UK). The Haiku is particularly well known for quiet operation and precision engineering that eliminates wobble. Available in white, black, woodgrain, or combination finishes.

 

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