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The Z-Wave ToolBox

The Z-Wave ToolBox
MOONACHIE, NJ, DECEMBER 15, 2016 Zwaveproducts.com just released the first ever, commercially available, Z-Wave troubleshooting tool; the Z-Wave ToolBox. "We are excited about bringing to market the industry’s FIRST Z-Wave Plus certified tool," said Matthew Davis, VP of Product Development of ZWaveProducts.com.  "Our tool will empower installers to deploy and troubleshoot Z-Wave networks with ease!" "We welcome this, very much needed product,  to our family of over 1700 Z-Wave certified Products.   With the help of Z-WaveToolBox, installers will be able ...
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Understanding 3-way Switches

GE/JASCO Smart Switches

Understanding 3-way Switches
Definitions Single pole: Your ‘average’ switch- the light is controlled from one location. 3-way: When the light is controlled from two locations. Also called upstairs/downstairs switches in some regions. Primary switch: In a 3-way installation, the Primary switch contains the Z-Wave chip. The device used in Single pole applications is the Primary - same device. Add-on switch: In a 3-way installation, the Add-on switch gives an alternate switch location. An Add-on switch CANNOT be used by itself as a Primary switch and is only used with a Primary. Load: The light, fixture, or...
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Integrating Philips Hue Control with Vera Plus

Integrating Philips Hue Control with Vera Plus
The Vera Plus has done a lot to have people come back to the brand. While I do have other hubs to 'play' with, the majority of the gateway questions I get concern the Vera Edge or Vera Plus. And while I am still waiting for integration with Amazon Echo, controlling Philips Hue bulbs, floods, and light strips are high on the list from potential (and existing) customers. I don't normally write blogs about other protocols, but this was a popular one so I hope I'll be forgiven.  Vera Plus bridge with Philips Hue hub. It has gotten really simple to connect the Vera with the Philips Hu...
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