devolo Home Control Starter Pack - Z-Wave Starter Kit
Looking for an easy to use home automation system, which is also easy to expand and has powerful features behind the scenes? Look no further - we have the ideal starter kit for you!
The devolo Home Control starter pack provides you with a fantastic Z-Wave home controller with devolo's own award winning interface, plus a few useful modules (a motion sensor/door sensor and a smart plug) to get you started.
The system is easily expandable with devolo's own items, and you can also add on other Z-Wave devices as the entire system is based on the Z-Wave standard. The controller features powerline networking, so if you have a homeplug based network at home, you can simply plug the controller in at a central location in your home and get started. If you're not using homeplug networking, simply plug the home controller into your router or a network switch to get going.
Key features at a glance
- No fear of being stuck with a closed system - devolo are using industry standard Z-Wave wireless technology
- Easily manage your home via a browser or the free smartphone/tablet apps
- Add more devices at any time - either from the devolo Home Control range, or from our huge Z-Wave range
- Great value starter kit - comes with a Central Control Unit, Smart Metering Plug, and a Door/Window Contact Sensor
- Home control unit has homeplug compatibility - so can be placed anywhere in your home if you have a homeplug network
The key thing for most users is how simple the user interface is (or isn't!). devolo have excelled themselves here, as he Home Control system has an easy to use and clear web interface that you can access from within your home, or externally via a free login at mydevolo.com
Of course, no home automation system is complete without a mobile app. The devolo team have developed apps for both Apple and Android based devices, meaning you can receive notifications from your home while you're away, and also control key items like temperature set-points for your heating.
Seeing is believing - or so they say - so devolo have created a test account online where you can experience the user interface before you buy. Just click below to have a play (opens in a new window):
devolo stand behind their home automation range with a 3 year warranty as standard.
Here are just some of the things you can do with the devolo Home Control Unit (and the relevent additional modules):
- Switch off lighting, heating and electrical devices via the Wall Switch from your favourite spot
- Take control of your centreal heating via built-in timers or the Room Thermostat
- Add safety and security with the Smoke Detector, Motion Sensor and Door Contact
- Automatically switch on your lights when entering the home
- Automatically switch on lights and appliances via the Key-Fob Switch from a distance of up to 100 meters away
- Control your entire home via your smartphone, tablet or computer
- Gain insight into your current energy consumption via the mobile app
Amazon Alexa / Echo Support
The devolo Home Control Unit supports Amazon Alexa, meaning you can use your Amazon Echo or Dot to control your smarthome with your voice.
More information is available on the devolo Alexa Skill page here:
What's in the box?
- 1 x dLAN Home Control Central Unit (W/H/D: 72 x 132 x 42 mm)
- 1 x dLAN Home Control Smart Metering Plug (W/H/D: 57.7 x 94.5 x 76.6 mm)
- 1 x dLAN Home Control Door/Window Contact (Sensor: W/H/D: 28 x 96 x 23 mm, Magnet: W/H/D: 10 x 50 x 12 mm) including batteries and mounting material
- 1 x installation manual
- 1 x Ethernet cable 2 m, white