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January 18, 2010

January 18, 2010

Can two Z-Wave networks co-exist? For example, if I have one network in a theater room controlled by a Logitech Harmony 890 (which apparently doesn’t like being a secondary controller from what I’ve read on forums) to do lighting in that room only and a second [Read More]

Schlage LiNK System Delivers

Schlage LiNK System Delivers

Introduction This review covers several devices from the Schlage LiNK product line including: Z-Wave Door Lock (now available at select Lowe’s) A wired ethernet camera Z-Wave Thermostat There are two versions of the Schlage LiNK door lock starter kits available. One [Read More]

December 7, 2009

December 7, 2009

At what frequency does Z-Wave transmit? The frequency that Z-Wave transmits on is 908.42 MHz in the United States and the Americas, 868.42 MHz in Europe, and 921 MHz in Australia and Singapore. Do I need to subscribe to a fee-based service to access my system remotely? [Read More]

November 7, 2009

November 7, 2009

Is it possible to control Z-Wave products by a third-party control device? Yes, it is possible to control Z-Wave products with non Z-Wave controllers with a couple of pieces of hardware in between. I have used the Phillips Pronto in several automation projects and it works [Read More]

Easily Monitor Your Windows, Doors, and More

Easily Monitor Your Windows, Doors, and More

Product Features The Aeon Labs Z-Wave enabled Magnetic Window / Door Sensor is an extremely compact and sleek battery-powered device that can be used to ensure security, safety, and comfort. Aeon Labs has packed a lot of powerful features into this little device starting [Read More]

April 20, 2009

I have a Monster remote that controls my AV and lights. I just learned about Vera by Micasaverde, which will allow me to control locks, thermostats, and lights with my Apple iPhone. Can I keep using my Monster remote and use the Vera iPhone interface to control the same [Read More]

March 23, 2009

How can I extend the range of my Z-Wave network? I want to put a Z-Wave camera (Hawking HRPC2) on a garage 300 feet from my house where the main controller is located. First things first, the Hawking camera is not a Z-Wave device. It uses WiFi, IEEE802.11 for its [Read More]

March 2, 2009

I had an electrician try to install a Leviton magnetic low voltage dimmer switch, but apparently his electric supply house gave him an incandescent dimmer instead. I added the dimmer to the Vizia Z-Wave network, then the low voltage transformer fried (and I assume the [Read More]

February 9, 2009

I’ve just started looking at some Z-Wave products. Is it true that a simple wall receptacle costs $99? What in the world makes them cost so much? You can find Z-Wave receptacles for as low as $79 online and plug-in modules in the $30 range. The cost is high because demand [Read More]

January 5, 2009

I have a house full of X10 modules. I just bought some Intermatic Z-Wave controllers and modules. What is the most economical way to control both with one controller? The most economical way to do this will be to wait until someone releases a specialty X10 to Z-Wave bridge [Read More]

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