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Leviton Bitwise BC1 Automation Controller

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Flagship BitWise A/V Controller

As the top-of-the-line A/V automation controller in BitWise's BC series, the Leviton Bitwise BC1 Automation Controller provides the most powerful, comprehensive solution for automating audio/video equipment, as well as other household appliances, lights, etc. It features support for an unlimited number of IP devices, and includes a broad array of communication ports for non-IP devices. Measuring 1RU in height and one full rack width, the BC1 home automation smart control is the dominant rack-mountable solution for automated control in home theaters, conference rooms, bars/restaurants and more.

  • Controls an unlimited number of IP devices
  • Ports for non-IP devices: 8 IR, 4 RS-232, 4 signal-sensing, 4 relays
  • Astronomical clock for time-based event scheduling
  • Free customizable Apple and Android control apps
  • Sends custom email and/or text notifications
  • Designed for rack- or shelf-mounting

The Bitwise BC1 Automation Controller serves as a hub to manage and control all the connected devices in your home or business, including audio/video equipment, lighting, security, and HVAC. Automated events are configured by the installer using BitWise's free Project Editor Software and internal scripting engine. Furthermore, thanks to the controller's built-in astronomical clock, you can automate events according to time of day, sunrise/sunset, etc. Triggers can also be programmed to send automatic email or text message notifications of certain events.

End-users control the system with an IR remote control and/or the free BitWise mobile app for Apple and Android devices. The smart control home automation's app is fully customizable, so you can change the look and functionality to suit any system.

Support for Various Communication Requirements

Like all BC Series controllers, the Bitwise BC1 supports an unlimited number of IP devices. This smart control home automation model also enables control of non-IP devices via eight (8) routable IR ports with adjustable output, four (4) RS-232 ports, four (4) signal-sensing inputs (digital or analog) and four (4) general purpose input/output relays. The controller can act independently, or as part of a distributed control system with additional controllers. All controllers in the BC Series are compatible with one another.


  • BC1 Controller
  • Power Adapter
  • Rack Ears

Note: Requires an Ethernet connection. Alternatively, Wi-Fi connectivity may be enabled with the optional BitWise WiFi Adapter (model BWWFA, sold separately).

Automation Leadership by BitWise Controls

Brought into the Leviton family in 2014, Bitwise Controls offers powerful automation products backed by more than 20 years of innovative manufacturing experience. BitWise products are designed, tested and manufactured in the United States, and are built to deliver reliable integration experiences for any market, whether it's residential, commercial, industrial or educational. Enjoy intuitive, dynamic control with BitWise.

  • Manufacturer Part #: BWBC1
  • Power Source: External 12VDC – 0.5A (adapter included)
  • Dimensions: 2.75(H) x 17.25(W) x 6.875(D) inches
  • Warranty: 2-Year Limited


  • Ethernet: 10/100 base-T
  • USB 2.0: 2 ports – future expansion

Device Control

  • IR Ports: 8 (routable, attenuable)
  • IR Blaster: Internal
  • RS232: 4 (2 DB9, 2 terminal strip)
  • Relays: 4 (SPDT)
  • Signal Sense: 4 (analog or digital)
  • Network: Yes


  • Shelf: Yes
  • Rack: Yes (1RU front or rear with included racks)