Eaton Z-Wave Plus Accessory Dimmer (RF9642-Z) manual for Z-Wave

The following is an overview of the user manual for the Z-Wave product Eaton Z-Wave Plus Accessory Dimmer (RF9642-Z)from Eaton. To view other Z-Wave products and manuals from Eaton follow that link.

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


Eaton Z-Wave Plus Accessory Dimmer
SKU Code
Eaton Z-Wave Plus Accessory Dimmers can be used with Eaton's RF9640-N Universal Dimmer & other Z-Wave Plus certified devices to provide 3-way, multi-location ON/OFF/Dim UP/Dim Down control of a selected Z-Wave wireless switch without the need for traditional 3-way wiring. You can use your compatible Z-Wave certified controller to associate each accessory with up to (5) other Z-Wave load controlling devices.
Features & Benefits:
• Wireless accessory for Eaton Z-Wave Plus Universal Dimmer (RF9640-N)
• Ideal for applications where no traveler wires exist for 3-Way & multi-location control
• Neutral is required for installation
• Supports Z-Wave Plus technology including S2 Security certification for advanced encryption & cybersecurity
• Can be associated with (5) other Z-Wave Plus devices when used with a compatible Z-Wave controller
Version #
HW: 255 FW: 2.00 was the version certified
Certification #
Z-Wave Version


As a Z-Wave Plus certified product, Eaton Z-Wave Plus Accessory Dimmer supports Z-Wave S2 security. The following security modes are directly supported:

  • S2 Authenticated
  • S2 Unauthenticated


Eaton describes Eaton Z-Wave Plus Accessory Dimmer as having the following features:

  • Neutral Wire Required
  • Z-Wave Scene Type
  • Firmware updatable via a compatible Z-Wave gateway
  • 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

1. To exclude this device from a Z-Wave network, select the setting on your Z-Wave controller for exclusion
(Uninstall, Remove Device, Remove Node, Exclude Device, etc.).
2. Once your controller is in exclusion mode, press the device ON/OFF button one time to exclude it from the network. The LED will start blinking.

1. To include this device in a Z-Wave network, select the command on your Z Wave controller for inclusion (Install, Add Device,
Add Node, Include Device, etc.). Then press the device ON/OFF button one time to include it in the network.
2. Based on the controller, the controller may ask you to scan the QR code or manually enter 5 digit code under the QR code
to install the device as a secured device. You may find this QR code on the device or included in device packaging.
3. After the Device is added to the network, the blue indicator LED will stop blinking. This indicates the device is installed in the Z-Wave

Factory reset Eaton Z-Wave Plus Accessory Dimmer

The device could be reset locally. This will cause the device to be excluded from its network and restore to factory default.
Before leaving the network the switch will send a notification to the controller indicating its departure from the Z-Wave network.
1. Turn the device ON.
2. Press and hold ON/OFF button for 20 second till the LED flashes for the third time.
3. Release the ON/OFF button.
4. LED will start flashing rapidly. Once the LED starts blinking slowly, that indicates the device is not part of the network.

Please note that this is a user manual Eaton Z-Wave Plus Accessory Dimmer 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 Eaton Z-Wave Plus Accessory Dimmer and have not purchased it from us, please contact the manufacturer directly with any further questions you may have.