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Chowmain releases Rako driver for Control4. Rako Controls is a leading provider of innovative lighting control solutions. With over 40 years of experience, Rako specializes in creating intelligent systems that allow users to easily manage and personalize their lighting environments.

Their range of products includes wireless dimmers, keypads, and sensors, all designed to seamlessly integrate with existing lighting infrastructure. Rako's systems offer advanced features like scene-setting, scheduling, and remote control via mobile devices, providing users with convenience and energy efficiency.

Whether for residential or commercial applications, Rako Controls' solutions offer flexibility, reliability, and customization, empowering individuals and businesses to create the perfect lighting ambiance while enhancing comfort and reducing energy consumption.

Driver Features

  • Automatic discovery of Rako Hubs
  • Self healing. (With Auto Discovery, IP Address changes are detected by the driver)
  • Auto Setup. (Discover, add, and bind supported device drivers automatically)
  • Dynamic Room scenes and scene names. Enables triggering of Rako Scenes with button link bindings or programming and fires Control4 events when scene is triggered allowing for Rako buttons to execute Control4 programming.
  • Control and feedback for
    • Room Scenes (this is useful for programming Rako scenes to execute • Control4 Programming)
    • Light Rooms and Channels
    • Switch Rooms and Channels
    • Blind/Curtain Rooms and Channels
    • PLM Blind/Curtain Rooms
    • RGB Lighting
    • Color Temperature Lighting


What are the Requirements for this driver?

This driver is designed for IP control over the RK-Hub and WK-Hub and requires firmware version 3.7.0+ installed to be compatible with the driver. Please make sure that the firmware is up to date and the Rako system is setup prior to installation of the driver.

What hardware will this work on?

The RK-Hub or the WK-Hub

Why is this driver exciting?

  • One click auto-setup. Discover, add, bind, rename drivers automatically.
  • RGB and CT lighting support.
  • 2-way feedback for Rako Room Scenes. Trigger scenes via Control4 or have Rako trigger Control4 automation through programming.

What's the difference between this driver and the ones found on the Control4 online driver database?

  • Quick commissioning into Control4 with Auto discovery and Auto Setup.
  • Consolidation of drivers which support rooms and channels. Rako room scenes are also brought in.(Hub, Blinds, Lights, Switch, RGB, and Color Temperature)
  • RGB and Color Temperature support with OS3.3+.

Want to know more about Rako Controls?

Find out more about Rako Controls here: https://rakocontrols.com/

I want to try this driver out before buying it?

All Chowmain drivers for Control4 come with a 90 day trial.

How do I find out more information about the driver?

Please see the links below for more information about the driver.

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