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Installation and maintenance of the SmartTouch electronics is only to be performed by a suitably qualified installer, in-accordance with the appropriate local wiring and safety regulations..

Full electrical installation instructions are provided with each SmartTouch S1 controller and in the Resources section. A video guide to electrical installation is also provided.

Key points for installers

  • A Smartlink cable connects the painted surface to the Resene SmartTouch S1 electronic controller.

  • Smartlink cables are commonly pre-installed during coating application using brass pins and the Resene SmartTouch conductive coating as an adhesive.

  • Smartlink installation can occur at time of wiring. The Resene SmartTouch conductive coating must be available.

  • Attach supplied mastic tape to the Smartlink connection point for increased strength and protection.

  • RCD's are required where Resene SmartTouch is installed.

  • Use the Resene SmartTouch installation app for a full range of setup options and features.

Resene SmartTouch S1 Controller Specification

Input Voltage: 240VAC
Frequency: 50 Hz
Standby Power Consumption: 1.1 W
Number of channels 2
Rated load current (Resistive): 10 A max (combined channels).
8 A max per individual channel.
Rated load current (Fluorescent): 10 A max (combined channels).
8 A max per individual channel.
Rated load (LED): 100 W per channel
Minimum Load: 5 mA
Switching Element: Micro gap (μ) relay
Operating Temperature: 0°C to +35°C
Dimensions: 75 (H) x 54 (W) x 26 (D) mm
Terminal Wire Area: 1.0 to 2.5 mm2
Wireless Protocol: Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
Wireless Range: 10-20 m (indoor)
Device Control: Touch command, switch, BLE, Timer (1 min to 4 hours)
Complies with: RoHS, AS/NZS 3100, AS/NZS 60669.2.1 (electrical and EMC)
FCC Part 15.247 (EMC), AS/NZS 4268:2017 (EMC)

Touch Command options depend on the number of Active Surfaces connected to the controller and the controller configuration, as described in the SmartTouch S1 Configuration Table.

SmartTouch S1 Default Touch Command Recognition

Active Surfaces Touch Command Response
1 Double-Tap Load 1 toggle
Triple-Tap Load 2 toggle (if present)
Tap and Press* Toggle All**
2 Double-Tap Load 1 (surface 1) or Load 2 (surface 2) toggle
Tap and Press* Toggle All**
2 Double-Tap Load 1 toggle
Tap and Press* Toggle All**

*Single Tap, remove hand then gently press the surface until lights are activated.
**If all controlled lights are on or off this Touch Command will toggle them all on/off. If fewer than the maximum number of controlled lights are on, this Touch Command will switch them off. Where a single load is connected this command toggles the load.

SmartTouch S1 Configuration Table

Active Surface Inputs Loads Active Relay(s) Configuration Result
1 1 L1/L2  OR  L3/L4 Disable unused relay using the app (recommended) Single-gang switch operation
2 L1/L2  AND  L3/L4 DEFAULT. No configuration required Double-gang switch operation - all commands available
2 1 L1/L2  OR  L3/L4 Disable unused relay using the app. Single-gang switch operation from either Active Area (two-way mode equivalent to two-way switch)
2 L1/L2  AND  L3/L4 DEFAULT. No configuration required Single-gang switch operation from independent Active Areas

Download the Resene SmartTouch installation app from the Google Play or Apple App store to configure the system after installation. Guide videos are available in the website resources section to help with setup. Instructions are also included in the app help files.

External switch wiring for two-way function
(Also compatible with multi-way switches – consult manufacturer’s wiring diagram)

External switch wiring for two-way function


Turn your wall into a light switch with Resene SmartTouch. Resene SmartTouch conductive coating is designed to turn an area up to two square metres into an invisible switch using technology adapted from touch screens...

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