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Nanoleaf Essentials Lightstrip Starter Kit (Matter Compatible) - 5 Metres

Nanoleaf Essentials Lightstrip Starter Kit (Matter Compatible) - 5 Metres

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The Nanoleaf Essentials Matter Lightstrip

A smart color changing LED Lightstrip, and one of the first of its kind to work with Matter and Thread. The flexible high-resolution lightstrip conforms to any shape for the most even backlit illumination. Whether working from home, studying, or looking to set a relaxing ambience for the end of your day, the Essentials Matter Lightstrip provides pure, rich colors and the most vivid and bright white lighting. Access lightning fast connection speeds and robust reliability over the Thread network with any eligible Thread border router, while enjoying a truly integrated smart home with Matter.

  • Works with Matter over Thread
  • Control via attached Controller, App, or Voice
  • Flexible and Easily Trimmed

  • 16+ Million Colors and Tunable Whites

  • More Customization via Nanoleaf App

Thread & Matter Compatibility:

Requires a Matter-compatible smart home hub for your desired ecosystem and Thread Border Router. These requirements might be fulfilled by updating a smart home hub that you already have in your home. Bluetooth can also be used for basic controls with just the Nanoleaf App.

Examples of Matter-compatible smart home hubs include but are not limited to:

  • Apple HomePod mini, Apple TV 4K (2nd generation) and (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Ethernet
  • Google Home Mini, Nest Mini, Nest Hub (1st and 2nd gen), Nest Hub Max

Examples of Thread border routers include but are not limited to:

  • Apple HomePod mini, Apple TV 4K (2nd generation) and (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Ethernet
  • Google Nest Hub (2nd gen), Nest Hub Max
  • Nanoleaf Lines, Shapes & Elements

System Requirements:

  •  Apple Home: iOS and tvOS 16.4 or newer
  • Google Home: Android OS 8.1 or newer, iOS Coming Soon
  • Samsung SmartThings: Android OS 8.1 or newer, iOS 16.4 or newer
  • Amazon Alexa: Coming Soon

Technical Specifications:


  • Lightstrip Length - 5 m Starter Kit
  • Lightstrip Width - 1.5 cm
  • Controller Cable Length - 14.48 cm
  • Controller Dimensions - 9.5 cm x 3.6 cm x 1.78 cm
  • Power Cable Length - 180 cm
  • Cutability - Yes, follow cut marks every 33 cm
  • Extendibility - 10m (max. brightness decreases beyond 10m)
  • Average Brightness - 2000 lumens
  • Max Brightness - 2200 lumens


  • Color Temperature - 2700 - 6500K
  • Color Channel Configuration - RGBCW
  • LED Distribution - 2835 2700K 42PCS/M, 2835 6500K 42PCS/M, R.G.B 21PCS/M
  • Color Capability - 16M+ (all shades of white and colors)
  • Color Rendering - Index (CRI)>80


The Nanoleaf App - Control via Nanoleaf App (Android & iOS) for mobile/tablet or via Desktop App (thread border router required).

  • Voice Control - Apple Home, Google Home, Samsung SmartThings
  • Controller - Turn On/Off, change the brightness or cycle through colors
  • Dimmability - Yes (via Controller, App or Voice)
  • Dimming Range - 1% - 100%
  • Communication Protocol - Thread; Bluetooth (no hub required)

Compatible Thread Border Routers

Nanoleaf Lines, Nanoleaf Shapes & Nanoleaf Elements (requires firmware version 8.5.0+). 

The following Matter compatible smart home hubs (Matter controllers) also double as Thread Border Routers: Apple: Apple HomePod mini, Apple HomePod, Apple TV 4K (2nd generation and 3rd generation WIFI + Ethernet 128GB model). Google: Nest WIFI Pro (Wi-Fi 6E), Nest Hub (2nd gen), Nest Hub Max. Samsung: SmartThings 2018 Hub (IM6001-V3P01) and Aeotec Smart Home Hub. 

Max Controllers paired via Bluetooth

5 for best performance. Limit for simultaneous control varies based on mobile device and currently connected Bluetooth devices.

Max Controllers paired via Thread

Unlimited. Performance may decrease in large networks of 20+ devices.


  • Standby Power - 0.23W
  • Rating Input - 100V-240V, 50/60Hz (universal range)
  • Lifetime - 25,000 hours

What's in the box:

  • 1 x 5 meter Matter Lightstrip
  • 1 x In-line Controller
  • 1 x Power Supply

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