3 Stage Ceiling Light Switch Question

I have an LED ceiling light, it has 3 modes warm/white bright/white brighter. They are cycled through by turning the light on and off from the single wall switch.

Is there a 3 gang switch I can install/buy that will allow me to turn on a specific mode without having to cycle and turn on and off the single wall switch?

Thinking something like the below but don't know how the wiring would work
https://www.bunnings.com.au/hpm-4-gang-wall-switch_p4330567

Any ideas?

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    Not a sparky but I was reading your post and went watt. Pretty sure that won't work. The programming is in the light and no other switch configuration will change that.

    But….

    I could be wrong. I ain't no Sherlock Ohms.

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    You can emulate the switch action with some DIY circuitry (Arduino or RPI, relays and a 4 gang switch) but you can't do that with just the switch you mentioned. Those specific responses to the switch on/off action is coded into the chip inside the light globe and changing the switch to a multi-gang one would not have the same response.The whole purpose of these lights is to be used as a scene light and change the color temperature to match the setting when needed. If you want to achieve the outcome you are after, change the light to a smart RGB globe and adjust color/temperature with an app and some presets.

    If you have the Philips hue system, you can do something similar with the Hue Tap Switch

    A dimmer switch could be another alternative even though dimming is not exactly what you are trying to do here.

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    Nope, each time the power is 'cut' to the device, it moves onto the next mode.

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    Thanks for the replies guys!

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