VOCOlinc LightBulbs L2 and L3

Product Overview:

L2/L3 smart Wi-Fi A19 or A60 Lightbulb are a tunable white/colorful lightbulb that can be controlled wirelessly via iOS or Android smartphones and tablets, no hub required. You can customize your personal lighting using the VOCOlinc LinkWise App from anywhere with an active internet connection. 

What's Included:

L2/L3 Smart Wi-Fi A19 or A60 Lightbulb

Quick Start Guide

Specifications

Input: AC120V, 60Hz or AC220-240V, 50Hz
Base type: E26 or E27
Rated Power: 8.5 W
Light Appearance: 2200K – 7000K (including 2200K, 2500K, 2700K, 3000K, 3500K,
4000K, 5000K, 5700K, 6500K, 7000K) Luminous flux: 650 lumens (7000K)
Beam angle: 220 degrees
Expected LED life: 22.8 years (25000 hours)
Operation frequency band(s): 2412~2462MHz for E26, 2412~2472MHz for E27 Max. transmitted RF power: 20±2dBm


Product Requirements:

Smartphone or tablet running iOS 10.3 or higher; Android 4.3.x or higher

A Wi-Fi connection


Features:

  • Works with Apple HomeKit Works with Amazon Alexa Works with the Google Assistant Remote Access
  • Safety Warnings
  • WARNING: RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK OR BURNS. Switch OFF the light switch controlling the bulb and WAIT for the bulb to cool down before attempting to change it DO NOT install the Smart Wi-Fi LED Bulb with wet hands or when standing on wet or damp surfaces
  • Not suitable for use with standard in-wall dimmers. Dimmable via the app only
  • Suitable for use in operating environment between 0°C and 40°C (32°F and 104°F)
  • This device is not intended for use with emergency exit luminaires
  • For lamps with a weight significantly higher than that of the lamps for which they are a replacement, attention should be drawn to the fact that the increased weight may reduce the mechanical stability of certain luminaires and lampholders and may impair contact making and lamp retention.
  • NOT FOR EMERGENCY LIGHTING For indoor use only
  • DO NOT disassemble
  • DO NOT clean with liquid
  • Use in Dry Locations only

 

L2/L3 Smart Lightbulb LED status

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* If you set the brightness to 0% before turning off the light switch, the smart lightbulb will resume to 5% brightness as soon as you turn on the light switch again to indicate that it is in good shape.

 

Quick Start Guide

For iOS user

1. Download and open the free VOCOlinc LinkWise app from the Apple App Store.
2. Cut the power before you screw L2 into a desired light socket. L2 will light up in white
(5% brightness) to indicate it is ready for network setup.
3. Make sure your iPhone or iPad (version 10.3 or later) is connected to a 2.4GHz Wi-Fi
network. If you are connected to a 5GHz Wi-Fi network, use the router utility software to
turn it off during setup.
4. Log in or sign up for a VOCOlinc account (required for linking VOCOlince Cloud and 3rd
Party Connection).
5. Tap "+"on the top left corner and follow the on-screen directions to complete network setup.
Note: To add more devices (or repeat L2 setup process), tap "+" and you will be asked
to scan the setup code or manually enter the setup code.
6. Select the device from the accessory list. Each accessory has a unique identification
code, e.g., VOCOlinc-XXX-XXXXXX. Make sure the last 6 characters of the identification code is consistent with the last 6 characters of MAC of your L2.
If the screen shows "Couldn't add Vocolinc-XXX-XXXXXX", please refer to the first FAQ. Please preserve the setup code for future use.
Note: if you are running a lower version than iOS 11, make sure to swap do step 6
before step 5.
7. You can assign a name to your device and use this name when speaking to Siri.
For example, if you name your device "fun light, you maywake up Siri and say
"Turn on the fun light".
8. Setup customized scenes to control multiple devices with a single command. For example,
if you name the scene that turns off all the lights "I'm going to bed", when you wake up Siri and say "I'm going to bed", it will do the job.

The use of a HomeKit-enabled accessory need the follow permissions:
Settings > iCloud > iCloud Drive > Turn On
Settings > iCloud > Keychain > Turn On
Settings > Privacy > HomeKit > LinkWise > Turn On

 

For Android user

The Android version of LinkWise is a Cloud-based app, which requires an active internet connection.
1. Download and open the free VOCOlinc LinkWise app from the Google Play Store.
2. Cut the power before you screw L2 into a desired light socket. L2 will light up in white
(5% brightness) to indicate it is ready for network setup.
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3. Make sure your Android device (version 4.3 or later) is connected to a 2.4GHz Wi-Fi network. If you are connected to a 5GHz Wi-Fi network, use the router utility software to turn it off during setup.
4. Log in or sign up for a VOCOlinc account (required for Alexa/Google configuration).
5. Tap "+" on the top left corner and follow the on-screen directions to complete network setup.
6. You can assign a name to your device.
7. In case of setup failure, factory reset the device and repeat steps 2-6.
*It is recommended to turn off mobile data during configuration. You may turn it back on after it is completed.


3rd Party Connection

To Enable Amazon Alexa and/or Google Home, refer to the following instruction.

Enabling Alexa

1. Download and Install the Alexa App and login with your Amazon account.
2. Create an account in the LinkWise App (username and password are case sensitive)
and login to your account.

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3. Go to LinkWise App > long press the device icon to enter the menu. Look for "VOCOlinc Cloud". Tap "+" icon to link device to VOCOlinc cloud.

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4. Go to User > Amazon Alexa > follow the steps to set up Alexa on the Alexa App or press "Get Started" to set up Alexa on its webpage.

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5. Use VOCOlinc account to enable Alexa skill: VOCOlinc.
NOTE: Enable VOCOlinc action must using the same account info & mode as the login
LinkWise App. Example: if you login LinkWise by "login with Amazon", you must enable VOCOlinc skill by "login with Amazon".

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6. Discover Devices in the Alexa App.

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If you change the name of the device in LinkWise App, you may sync the new name in the Alexa App by re-discovering devices.

Alexa Skills

1. "Alexa, turn on (name)"
2. "Alexa, turn off (name)"
3. "Alexa, set (name) to x percent"
4. "Alexa, brighten (name)"
5. "Alexa, brighten (name) by x percent" 6. "Alexa, dim (name)"
7. "Alexa, dim (name) by x percent"

Enabling Google Assistant

1. Download and install the Google Assistant App and login with your Google account.
2. Create an account in the LinkWise App (username and password are case sensitive) and login to your account.

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3. Go to LinkWise App > long press the device icon to enter the menu. Look for "VOCOlinc Cloud". Tap "+" icon to link device to VOCOlinc cloud.

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DO NOT assign names with similar pronunciation or names such "Outlet 1", or "Light Bulb 1", etc. It is challenging to control.

4. Go to User > Google Assistant > follow the steps to set up Google on the Google Assistant App or press "Get Started" to visit the Google Assistant App.

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5. Use VOCOlinc account to enable Google Action: VOCOlinc. Go to Settings > Home control > Press "+"

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> Enable action using your VOCOlinc account.
NOTE: Enable VOCOlinc action must using the same account info & mode as the login LinkWise App. Example: if you login LinkWise by "login with Amazon", you must enable VOCOlinc skill by "login with Amazon".

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6. Complete setup

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Timer Settings

You may schedule to turn on/off the device at specific times on specific days of the week, or to slowly wake you up in the morning.
Go to LinkWise APP > Long press the device icon to enter the menu > Look for "Timer" > Go to settings to create an event > Enable your preferred state for the device and name the event.

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Factory Resetting

Resetting the smart lightbulb can help you troubleshoot any issues you may have.
To reset it to factory defaults:
1. Turn the light switch controlling the bulb to the OFF position.
2. Flip the light switch on and off 3 times. Time lag between each cycle must not exceed
5 seconds.
The Smart lightbulb will flash three times once reset is completed.

 

Firmware Update

To gain better experience with VOCOlinc product, we strongly recommend that you update the firmware whenever updates with all the latest improvement and fixes are available:


1. Launch LinkWise.
2. Long press device icon to enter the menu.
3. Look for "Firmware update" and tap it, and then tap "Update".


*Only the devices that are currently reachable and have an available update will prompt firmware update notice.
*It is important to leave the LinkWise app running while it finishes updating the device. Try not to minimize the app, close the app, or interrupt the update to prevent problems.

FAQ

Q1. Why did I fail to add my L2/L3 to the LinkWise App?

1. Make sure your accessory is powered on and nearby.
2. If you use a dual 2.4G/5G network router, please turn off the 5G network. Connect your
phone with 2.4G network and add the device again.
3. Make sure that the router setting meets the relevant requirements. The device only
supports the mode of WPA/WPA2-PSK.
4. Make sure that L2 is in pairing mode. If not, please reset L2 to factory defaults.
5. Select the accessory shown on screen, then scan the setup code (XXX-XX-XXX) which
can be found on the device, instruction manual or inner packaging.
6. If the app prompts "Couldn't add VOCOlinc-L2-XXXXXX" after you scanning the
setup code:
(1) Close the app
(2) Reboot the phone
(3) Restore to factory settings (4) Add the device again
7. If the app prompts "The setup code is incorrect", please
(1) Double check whether the setup code input is right or not; or try manually entering the
setup code.
(2) If the last 6 characters of the identification code is not consistent with the last 6
characters of MAC located at the bottom of your L2, please report this issue by sending a message to support@VOCOlinc.com along with the last 6 characters of the identification code.
8. If the app prompts "This accessory isn't compatible with your Wi-Fi router.", It means the router is currently working under the 5GHz network, please refer to step 2.

Q2. How can I recover connection of the device?

1. Modification of the router configuration/settings will cause non-resumable disconnection of the device. Delete and add the devices again after factory reset following steps in Q1.
2. Unstable network signal could cause disconnection of the device. Wait for about 2 minutes for automatic re-connection. If the connection does not resume after awhile, power off L2 and then put on. It shall re-connect automatically.
3. If the above is not effective, delete and add the devices again after factory reset following steps in Q1.
If you have more questions, please feel free to contact us: info@vocolinc.eu


Q3. The device works normally after restoring factory settings or swithing on/off, but it occasionally gets disconnected from the network and cannot be recognized.

1. Make sure the number of Wi-Fi connected devices is within the wireless network capacity of your router. Otherwise, please replace with another router.
2. Make sure the network environment is good and the less interference (walls, metal surroundings) between the device and the router is better.
3. Make sure you have download and install the latest version of App and Firmware.
4. Reconnect your iOS devices to Wi-Fi and make sure your Wi-Fi signal is strong enough.
5. Wait until the network is fixed if your router performs poorly in wireless networks that
might result from network congestion. Send us the Wi-Fi setting screenshot and the router
model details if you need assistance.
6. Check the router setting and see if there is any limit to the number of simultaneous
client connections.
7. Restart your HomeKit accessory or restore your HomeKit accessory to factory settings,
and add your HomeKit accessory to the VOCOlinc LinkWise app.
8. Update LinkWise App and product firmwares to the latest version.


Q4. Can I control multiple Smart Wi-Fi LED Bulbs at the same time?

Yes. You can manage and save multiple bulbs together as a "scene".

Q5. Can I dim the Smart Wi-Fi LED Bulbs?

The Smart Wi-Fi LED Bulbs are not designed for use with traditional wall-dimmer. It can only be dimmed via the LinkWise app.

Q6. I have set my brightness to 0% before I turn off light switch. Why does it resume to 5% brightness as soon as I turn on the light switch again?

This is a preset setting to indicate that the smart lightbulb is in good shape.

Q7. Why am I not able to login to my VOCOlinc account?

Username and password are case sensitive in VOCOlinc account system. Pay attention to the upper/lower-case of the user name and password when you login/sign up to the LinkWise app.

System Requirement:

- Mobile device running iOS10.3+ or Android 4.3+
- Existing Wi-Fi network
- Stable Internet (For Android LinkWise & Alexa)
*Place the Smart Wi-Fi LED Bulb within the range of your Wi-Fi router or access point
(approximately 100 feet).
*Avoid physical obstructions and radio interference in the surrounding area.

Legal Information

Apple, iPad, iPad Air, iPhone, and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. HomeKit is a trademark of Apple Inc.
Use of the Works with Apple HomeKit logo means that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod, iPhone, or iPad, respectively, and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Controlling this HomeKit-enabled accessory automatically and away from home requires an Apple TV with tvOS 10.3 or later or an iPad with iOS10.3 or later set up as a home hub. To control this HomeKit-enabled accessory, iOS 10.3 or later is recommended.

FCC Declaration

Caution:
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules / Industry Canada licence-exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

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