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Yale Real Living 240-ZW and WINK 2 Hub

Adding a Z-Wave Lock to Your WINK 2
Getting Started Some basics on how to enroll a Yale Real Living Door Lock with your WINK 2, and what features you can expect. The subject of today’s blog is a YRD240-ZW-619 Satin Nickel Keyless Deadbolt, but any Yale Real Living deadbolt or lever lock will be exactly the same, and most other door locks will be similar. Some other locks have extra features (please see what can’t I do . . . below). Click on these links for more information on the Satin Nickel Keyless Deadbolt, or the Oil Rubbed Bronze Keyless Deadbolt.  Click for a WINK 2 Overview.    &nbs...
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WINK 2 Overview

WINK 2, Amazon Alexa, and Supported Z-Wave Devices

WINK 2 Overview
The WINK 2 is a great home automation gateway, with many outstanding features and a few minor drawbacks. Favorite Features Works with Amazon Echo (Alexa) and its variants Works with many Z-Wave devices, plus support for Bluetooth LE, ZigBee, Kidde, as well as Lutron’s Clear Connect Choice between Ethernet port or dual band WiFi connection Better “manual” Z-Wave inclusion/exclusion controls Biggest Drawbacks No generic IP camera support A Review When I reviewed the original WINK, two years ago, my complaint was the touchy nature of the WiFi. If the hub was too close ...
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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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