Apple Homekit Switches. Elgato Eve vs Leviton Decora. Control any light or fan with Siri



Elgato Eve vs Leviton Decora light switch comparison.

Elgato Eve:

Leviton Decora:

14 Replies to “Apple Homekit Switches. Elgato Eve vs Leviton Decora. Control any light or fan with Siri”

  1. mart0225

    The delay on the Elgato is because it's bluetooth.  The Leviton is wifi.  Bluetooth is more secure, won't crowd your wifi network, and is more energy efficient. Elgato has a much nicer feel as well.  

    Three-way functionality on the Leviton is a big positive.  The Lutron Caseta has three-way as well by using a jumper wire on the second switch.

    All three are bulkier than dumb switches, so they are more challenging to fit into a wall box.

  2. Greg Fletcher

    Thank you for the review. I want to start adding the Liviton switches (at your recommendation) to my house. I have several 3 switch panels I will want to replace. Example 1, 3 switches (1st, fan light, 2nd, fan control, 3rd light over fireplace. You mentioned some "dummy" switches for the Leviton. Do you have a model number?

  3. Gary Franz

    I did not read closely enough before ordering to see that the Eve switch is only single-pull – I would have bought multiple Leviton switches instead, as most of the circuits in my new house are 3-way installations. Now I'm trying to find a place to install the Eve.
    I bought the 600W Leviton dimmer, and I really like that it has specific settings for different bulb types (incandescent versus LED versus CFL). I have not yet tried a basic Leviton smart switch, but if they make them, I need about 3 more.

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