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Switches | Choosing the Right Light Switch
Switches are used to control many things such as roller shutters, blinds and ventilation by establishing or interrupting a power supply. In this guide we will focus on the light switch. Whichever light switch you choose, keep in mind that the safety standards for installing the switch will vary depending on the country. Some switches also contribute to reducing energy consumption more than others. Continue reading this guide to learn more.
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light switch
light switch
LIVING NOW

... design freedom whether your favor traditional or connected systems. In fact, the only difference lies in the selected socket or switch. And you can hang on to your habits no matter what solution you favor, as both are ...

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Bticino
light switch
light switch
LIVING NOW

... design freedom whether your favor traditional or connected systems. In fact, the only difference lies in the selected socket or switch. And you can hang on to your habits no matter what solution you favor, as both are ...

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Bticino
light switch
light switch
L4027C-L4003C

With Livinglight you can now create a smart electrical system with connected functions, controllable with the APP Home + Control and with the voice assistants Alexa, Google and Siri, without changing your habits. Livinglight becomes ...

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Bticino
light switch
light switch
LS 990

... among the flat switches Thanks to its high quality and clear shape, the LS 990 switch range has already proved its worth for about 50 years. The classic form of this switch with its narrow frame fits ...

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Jung
light switch
light switch
LS 990 Metall

LS 990 in Metal A prestigious interior derives its appeal from exclusive effects. The design switches in high-grade metal versions satisfy this standard outstandingly well. Cool stainless steel, aluminium or attractive anthracite, ...

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Jung
light switch
light switch
LS ZERO

Flush-mounted Beyond the contemporary taste, independent from trends: Furnishing concepts obtain a sophisticated design statement with LS ZERO. Some things are outstanding, because they are unobtrusive. Flowing, smooth transitions ...

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Jung
light switch
light switch
TASTSENSOR 4

Our pushbutton sensor 4 is evidence that even switches can be versatile. An elegant, minimalist surface conceals smart technology beneath which allows you to control different units in your KNX system, such as blinds and lighting. The ...

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Gira
light switch
light switch
E2

The Design Original: Gira E2. The design line with an edge. Contemporary or timeless. Thanks to its streamlined minimalist design, the timeless and original Gira E2 design line is the perfect complement to a range of interior styles. ...

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Gira
light switch
light switch
Esprit

Personality is an important component of any room design. With the Gira Esprit design line, you can turn your walls into stylish visual highlights with high-quality materials such as glass, metal, stainless steel or linoleum-plywood. The ...

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Gira
light switch
light switch
70 RT HP

Enclosures, distribution boards, junction boxes, special containers and industrial connection devices are at the heart of the Gewiss product offering. A full range of innovative, high-quality products designed for the creation of connection ...

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GEWISS
light switch
light switch
MOSAIC™

Mosaic™: a new design and major innovations for all your projects Mosaic has been revamped to offer even greater modularity and versatility. A wall-mounted and off-wall system which is more modular, more connected, even more robust and ...

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LEGRAND
light switch
light switch
Fibonacci

... entering a new era. Fibonacci's era. A switch as you've never seen before. This revolutionary light switch combines innovative technology with a refined design and high-quality finishes. When ...

light switch
light switch
Chopin

... on a roll, why not just add another beautiful design switch to the collection? After 12 years of perfecting touch and multitouch switches, we're pleased to introduce Chopin: our first mechanical switch. ...

light switch
light switch
Sentido

Sentido is a multifunctional design switch to intuitively control lighting and more at a touch. It comes in a variety of high-quality finishes to blend in beautifully with your interior. capacitive touch technology additional ...

light switch
light switch
TWENTY

Brass is back but now in its ultra slim version to integrate perfectly with your walls. We transform top-quality brass sheets into smart frames in trendy MATT finishes: white, black, satin nickel, satin gold and soft patina. Less is ...

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FEDE Switch & Light
light switch
light switch
ROUND

... The timeless beauty and ability to be perfectly matched with any colour scheme means the new Twenty, Studio & Round light switch collections are a “must have” for your next interior design project.

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FEDE Switch & Light
light switch
light switch
ROUND

... The timeless beauty and ability to be perfectly matched with any colour scheme means the new Twenty, Studio & Round light switch collections are a “must have” for your next interior design project.

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FEDE Switch & Light
light switch
light switch
C4-SSW240-N

... be configured to shut off all the lights, lock the doors and arm the alarm, all at once. The Control4® Square Wireless Switch combines a relay and configurable keypad for on/off control of a variety of load types. ...

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Control4
light switch
light switch
186883

Over-centre rotary switch alternation bakelite 10A, 10 AX, AC 250V. Bakelite central insert and locking bolt. Material: bakelite Dimensions: Ø 8,2 cm

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THPG, Thomas Hoof Produktgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
light switch
light switch
173043

Toggle switch alternation bakelite 10A, 10 AX, AC 250V. Bakelite central insert and toggle. Material: bakelite Dimensions: Ø 8,2 cm

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THPG, Thomas Hoof Produktgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
light switch
light switch
100571 doppelt

Double toggle switch multi-circuit bakelite 10A, 10 AX, AC 250V. Bakelite central insert and two toggle. The double-toggle switch is currently only available as a single multi-circuit switch. Material: ...

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THPG, Thomas Hoof Produktgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
light switch
light switch
GARBY COLONIAL

Looking back to the past with the minimum thickness possible In line with the iconic characteristics of Garby, Garby Colonial adds the practicality of its installation in universal flush-mounted boxes. Tradition and handcrafted concepts ...

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Font Barcelona
light switch
light switch
1950

Fontini’s 1950, a classic reissue. The 1950 is created as a commemorative collection to celebrate the 60th anniversary of FONTINI. Glamour, tradition and sophistication characterize the collection. The collection recalls both the ...

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Font Barcelona
light switch
light switch

The modern version of the classic switch DO is modelled on Garby traditional rotary switches, while updating the design with new pure forms, achieving an element of minimalist design that easily integrates into any space. The ...

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Font Barcelona
light switch
light switch
basic55®

... champagne version as alternative. 13 exclusive options for combining puristic design with modern, pleasant colours. This switch range is available in 1gang to 5gang cover frames. They can be mounted vertically or horizontally.

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ABB Home and Building Automation
light switch
light switch
Busch-axcent®

... expressions of colour. Two exciting options for implementing individual style also in the selection of light switches. This switch range is available in 1gang to 5gang cover frames. They can be mounted vertically or horizontally.

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ABB Home and Building Automation
light switch
light switch
Busch-balance® SI

The perfect space is a combination of creative ideas and impressions. A harmonious interplay between shape, colour and light is of central importance. The straight and convex lines of the new Busch-balance® SI create a sense of total ...

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ABB Home and Building Automation
light switch
light switch
TYXIA 611 PACK

... compact fluorescent, halogen, etc.) Battery life: 10 years Creation of a two-way lighting system without any existing switch GUARANTEE - 5 years TRANSMITTER TYXIA 2310 | QUANTITY : 2 POWER SUPPLY TYPE - Battery BATTERIES ...

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DELTA DORE
light switch
light switch
NEW STYLE - CORIAN®

New “retro” collections retrieve the ON/OF toggle system making it topical again. At the three different commands series that compose the range, AVE combines front plates of noble materials in order to light up your style. The innovation ...

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Ave
light switch
light switch
NEW STYLE

New “retro” collections retrieve the ON/OF toggle system making it topical again. At the three different commands series that compose the range, AVE combines front plates of noble materials in order to light up your style. The innovation ...

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Ave
light switch
light switch
NEW STYLE – GLASS

New “retro” collections retrieve the ON/OF toggle system making it topical again. At the three different commands series that compose the range, AVE combines front plates of noble materials in order to light up your style. The innovation ...

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Ave
light switch
light switch
FUTURE® LINEAR

... . The switch range also offers a colour range which corresponds to a modern architectural concept. The future® and future® linear switch ranges are doubly impressive with their gently rounded and functionally ...

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BUSCH-JAEGER
light switch
light switch
REFLEX SI/SI LINEAR

... for decades. Because the switch range - whether rounded or practically square in its linear design - adapts itself perfectly to every interior. Reflex SI has been one of our absolute classics for decades. Because the ...

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BUSCH-JAEGER
light switch
light switch
AXCENT®

... Busch-axcent® pur switch range stands for this interior design credo, which combines consistent linear design with a variety of colours. Busch-axcent® pur is available in different materials: from glass to slate to ...

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BUSCH-JAEGER
light switch
light switch
HARTLAND

... Available in nine elegant finishes with complementary switch insert finishes and visible fixings. • Slim, sleek and stylish • Visible fixings • Nine elegant finishes with complementary switch ...

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Hamilton Litestat
light switch
light switch
SHEER

Sheer's minimalist flat plate switches and sockets meld seamlessly into today's interiors. Mixing box fix with grid and concealed fixing in this range, allows it to be very flexible for different areas of a project and costs can be minimised ...

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Hamilton Litestat
light switch
light switch
CHERITON

... consists of two designs, Georgian rope-edge and Victorian plain. Georgian comes in two finishes and the Victorian in six Switch inserts to match the plate finish Standard box-fix electrical accessories

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Hamilton Litestat
light switch
light switch
EK-E20-TP-5TS-P

... integrated temperature sensor, the button can act as a temperature controller for a room or zone. RGB LED for each rocker. The switch has an integrated KNX bus communication module and is designed for installation in ...

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ekinex®
light switch
light switch
EK-E20-TP-8T-P | EK-PWS-IT

... integrated temperature sensor, the button can act as a temperature controller for a room or zone. RGB LED for each rocker. The switch has an integrated KNX bus communication module and is designed for installation in ...

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ekinex®
light switch
light switch
EK-E20-TP-8L | EK-PWS-IT

... integrated temperature sensor, the button can act as a temperature controller for a room or zone. RGB LED for each rocker. The switch has an integrated KNX bus communication module and is designed for installation in ...

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ekinex®
light switch
light switch
FACET - LEVER

... hand-finished in the same patina as the switch or socket plate. Multiple Possibilities Buttons, Levers, Switches, Commands and many more. Technology - Full KNX compatibility - Potential-free contacts push button ...

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Atelier Luxus
light switch
light switch
FACET

... hand-finished in the same patina as the switch or socket plate. Multiple Possibilities Buttons, Levers, Switches, Commands and many more. Technology - Full KNX compatibility - Potential-free contacts push button ...

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Atelier Luxus
light switch
light switch
FACET - ROUND BUTTON

... hand-finished in the same patina as the switch or socket plate. Multiple Possibilities Buttons, Levers, Switches, Commands and many more. Technology - Full KNX compatibility - Potential-free contacts push button ...

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Atelier Luxus
machine switch
machine switch
LI-A5000

Made of stainless steel and vandal-proof, they are the ideal solution for children and adults to interact with the fountain suppliers by activating fun foot switches. Complete Range of nozzle levelers, drains, overflow inlets, bilge ...

machine switch
machine switch
LI-A5005

Made of stainless steel, from the handheld buttons of the music stand, children and adults can interact in a fun and safe way with the suppliers of the fountains. Complete Range of nozzle levelers, drains, overflow inlets, bilge pumps ...

light switch
light switch
Electra REP1RSPF2

Design switch by Rhombus Europe. Optional colors of frame (plate) & buttons. A ceramic that originates from China and boasts of an ancient past is one of the unique craftmanship that we boast when producing these products. ...

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Rhombus Europe
light switch
light switch
Monoblock REM2TSABMF1

Monoblock Metal Collection by Rhombus Europe Design toggle switch with Antic Brass Finish. Optional sizes of panel. For vertical or horizontal use. Optional colors of metal frame, front plate and toggles. Optional ...

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Rhombus Europe
home automation system switch
home automation system switch
REGDNDMURBBMF1

Rhombus Hotel Collection Athena Metal Collection by Rhombus Europe Design intelligent DND/MUR switch with square push buttons, engravings and LED lights. Optional sizes of panel. For vertical or horizontal use. Optional ...

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Rhombus Europe
light switch
light switch
Z-WAVE®

Use the RTI Z-Wave Light Switch for simple on/off control of indoor or outdoor lighting. Accessory models allow control of up to 5 devices allowing multiple switches to be wirelessly paired together to control lights ...

roller shutter switch
roller shutter switch

... beautiful. Beyond rollers and scenarios, Vitrum offers temperature control for room climate adjustment, and a Master-On/Off switch to rapidly turn the system on and off with one single touch.

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Vitrum
light switch
light switch
BS

The concept of the collection embodies the purity and elegance of glass and the simplicity of shapes. Light lines, brightness and harmony will transform simple switches into design objects with a unique character in the world. The ...

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Vitrum
light switch
light switch

The concept of the collection embodies the purity and elegance of glass and the simplicity of shapes. Light lines, brightness and harmony will transform simple switches into design objects with a unique character in the world. The ...

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Vitrum
light switch
light switch
PNV003-VO

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LUXONOV
light switch
light switch
LUCIA

Multiple combinations up to 4 multitouch surfaces Multiple functions as push, double push, long push or swipe movement Coloured feedback- or orientation light 14 different high end colour finishings or other RAL-colours by choice 24 ...

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CJC Systems
light switch
light switch

When the security card is inserted in the lit cardholder, it switches on the electric power in the room (or other environments). This device prevents unnecessary waste of energy when the guest is out of the room. Energy Saver is also ...

light switch
light switch
ACB-RS1

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ALSO & CO
light switch
light switch
LTB-PS2

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ALSO & CO
light switch
light switch
BMT-TS1

Model "Toggle Switch" (drop) Gloss White. Up and down Switch

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ALSO & CO
How to choose this product
switch

An electrical switch is a device used to interrupt and to reestablish an electrical circuit. The many different types include automatic, timer, double, programmable, rotary, wireless and touch-sensitive models. ArchiExpo categorizes switches by type and by material.

Applications

Such switches are found on all manner of appliances, in automobiles, as part of lighting and other systems.

Technologies

The mechanism typically consists of two metal contacts, or poles, each connected to a separate circuit. The different kinds of switch include breakers, differential, double-pole and magneto-thermal models. Materials, colors and finishes vary with version.

How to choose

Choice depends primarily on technical and functional considerations. Aesthetic concerns are secondary.