Plug-In Module - ON/OFF (RF96APM) manual for Z-Wave

The following is an overview of the user manual for the Z-Wave product Plug-In Module - ON/OFF (RF96APM)from Eaton. To view other Z-Wave products and manuals from Eaton follow that link.

  1. Overview
  2. Security
  3. Features
  4. Installation instructions


Plug-In Module - ON/OFF
SKU Code
Eaton’s Z-Wave Plus Wireless ON/OFF Plug-in module can be used to provide local and remote wireless ON/OFF control of a single outlet. Controlled outlet can be manually and remotely controlled by commands sent from your compatible Z-Wave certified controller leaving the other outlet always ON.

• Provides wireless control of one outlet leaving the other outlet always ON
• Rated for up to 12A plug loads and up to 300W of LEDs
• Can be associated with up to 4 other devices
• Supports Z-Wave Plus functionality with S2 security certification
• Voice and app based control when used with compatible Z-Wave controller or Eaton’s home automation hub
Version #
HW: 1 FW: 1.01:00.01 was the version certified
Certification #
Z-Wave Version


As a Z-Wave Plus certified product, Plug-In Module - ON/OFF supports Z-Wave S2 security. The following security modes are directly supported:

  • S2 Authenticated
  • S2 Unauthenticated


Eaton describes Plug-In Module - ON/OFF as having the following features:

  • Z-Wave Scene Type
  • Color
  • Firmware updatable via a compatible Z-Wave gateway
  • Switch Load Capacity Watts
  • Loads Controlled
  • Supported Notification Types
  • Electric Load Type
  • Switch Load Capacity Current
  • FLiRS capable
  • Supports Network Wide Inclusion
  • Supports Z-Wave Explorer Frames
  • Supports Z-Wave SmartStart allowing you to setup the product simply by scanning its QR code via

Installation instructions

This ON/OFF plug supports Auto Inclusion feature where it will automatically enter Inclusion mode when first powered up after a factory reset.
1. There is an ON/OFF button on the front of the device which is used to carry out inclusion, exclusion or association.
2. Put your Z-Wave Controller into inclusion/exclusion mode.
3. Plug this ON/OFF Plug-in module into a wall outlet near the load to be controlled.
4. The Inclusion process should be completed when the LED stops blinking.
Note: If Auto Inclusion fails, refer to the Troubleshooting section regarding Manual Inclusion

If auto inclusion fails:
1. Put the Z-Wave Controller into Inclusion mode
2. Press the ON/OFF button 3 times within
1.5 seconds to put the unit into Inclusion mode

1. Put the Z-Wave Controller into Exclusion mode
2. Press the ON/OFF button 3 times within
1.5 seconds to put the unit into Exclusion mode

Factory reset Plug-In Module - ON/OFF

Please use this procedure only when the network primary controller is missing or otherwise inoperable
1. Press the ON/OFF button 3 times within
1.5 seconds to put the unit into exclusion mode
2. Within 1 second of step 1, press and hold the
button for 5 seconds
3. Node ID is deleted. The device reverts to factory
default state

Please note that this is a user manual Plug-In Module - ON/OFF from Eaton is provided as is and without warranty; all information contained herein is provided by the manufacturer or the certifying body. The information provided is for reference only and is not intended to be used as a substitute for professional advice. only warrants and is only able to support products purchased directly from us. If you have Plug-In Module - ON/OFF and have not purchased it from us, please contact the manufacturer directly with any further questions you may have.