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SmartLinc 2412N Insteon Central Controller Product Details
SmartLinc 2412N Insteon Central Controller
The SmartLinc 2412N Insteon Central Controller is an affordable and flexible central controller perfect for enhancing any Insteon home automation network. SmartLinc integrates Insteon technology with any web-enabled mobile device through Wi-Fi and cellular communication, allowing you to control or create timers for INSTEON devices or scenes from just about anywhere! Whether you are a DIYer, an electrician, or a home automation integrator, you will enjoy the ease with which programming and discovering of INSTEON devices is accomplished. A simple plug-in installation sets up in minutes and will allow a web-enabled phone or PDA to control your Insteon network from almost anywhere.
What It Is and Why You Need It:
- Now with sunrise and sunset timer support, device status feedback and thermostat support
- Allows mobile web-enabled devices to remotely control INSTEON compatible devices
- IP camera support allows for remote surveillance and camera control
- Stores and executes On and Off timers for your devices, all without a PC
- Customizable web interface makes controlling your home easy
Ideal At-Home Control
SmartLinc works in combination with your router and any mobile Wi-Fi or web-enabled device to control INSTEON devices within your home. Setup only requires a few easy steps to identify your network IP address and then type it into your PC or mobile device. After setup has been completed, you can start linking INSTEON lights and appliances and creating scenes that will make home life more convenient and energy efficient.
- Wi-Fi enabled phone or PDA
- Wi-Fi router
- PC connected to router
Note: The Linksys Router Model WRT610N Version 1 has been found to be incompatible with the Smartlinc. The more recent version WRT610N Version 2 is compatible with the SmartLinc.
Away from Home Control
In much the same way as the At-Home setup works, while you are away from home you can access your INSTEON network using SmartLinc in conjunction with any internet connection or Wi-Fi hotspot. Simply identify your home’s IP address and type it into your mobile device, then you can turn devices on or off at anytime, from anywhere, with the same reliability as you would have at home.
- Broadband internet connection (at home)
- Web-enabled phone, PDA or PC
- Router with port forwarding configured
- Static IP address OR dynamic DNS service
Caution: Opening your firewall can potentially put your network at risk
MiCasa - Native iPhone App for Use with SmartLinc Now Available
Using SmartLinc Central Controller, MiCasa allows for remote control of all switches, outlets and dimmers on your INSTEON network. Control dimming and On/Off device operation using your iPhone or iPod touch (currently does not support advanced control with thermostats, I/O controllers, sprinkler controllers, scenes, or timers).
Note: MiCasa does not currently support the more advanced INSTEON devices such as Thermostats, I/O controllers, sprinkler controllers, scenes or timers. Future releases may add functionality for these devices.
Whether you are at-home or away from home, scheduling timers for devices on your INSTEON network is a valuable way to not only make your life easier but to manage the amount of energy consumption that is taking place. Timers can be set up from your PC or mobile device for one On time and one Off time for every scene in SmartLinc.
Pre-Organized, User-Defined Rooms
SmartLinc - INSTEON Central Controller takes remote access of your INSTEON home automation network a step further. It gives you the ability to apply unique names and labels for devices and scenes and then further organize those into rooms. By assigning your own naming convention, you define the simplicity of navigating your own network.
IP Camera Support
SmartLinc - INSTEON Central Controller enables you access a network surveillance camera so that you can watch your home while you control it, all from a web-enabled device. Turn on your interior lights or your yard lights; and from the same screen watch it happen. This amazing feature has been tested with several Panasonic IP Cameras, sold separately, and consider it to be a valuable tool that integrates your home automation and security into one.
iPhone and iPod touch Control
If you already have an iPhone or iPod touch and a Wi-Fi router, SmartLinc is all you need to start controlling all of your INSTEON devices. Smarthome engineers created an interface that has been optimized to take full advantage of the power within the iPhone and iPod touch. Quality graphics and quick response make these products ideal as an INSTEON remote control touch screen.
Don't Block your Outlets
SmartLinc - INSTEON Central Controller includes Smarthome's innovative pass-through AC outlet on the front of the unit. This outlet allows you to plug in additional AC devices without affecting the SmartLinc. While the outlet doesn't have any control features, it really helps against "power strip buildup."
Non-Volatile Memory & Battery Backup
SmartLinc has internal intelligence to control your home without a computer running a full-time automation program. You'll be able to set up schedules directly on your PC, yet the settings are stored on the plug-in module, so you won't have to keep your PC running to activate timed functions. SmartLinc - INSTEON Central Controller has 32KB of downloadable EEPROM memory that won't be erased if the power fails. An on-board clock keeps accurate time, all the time, with integrated 10-year battery backup.
- SmartLinc - INSTEON Central Controller
- Quick start guide
- Six foot Ethernet Patch Cable
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- Jan 04, 2012
Not bad but some shortcommings
I baugh this module to control lights in my home and was very disapointed to find out that it does not keep time very well. I have to manually reset the time every 3 days. Also for the sunset sunrise feature, no Canadien city are in the drop list so you have to figure out the coords yourself. The switch to daylight or standard time doe not work very well either. This i s why i am changing it to a ISY99I.
- Apr 19, 2010
This product sets up very easily followed the setup instructions. Was working in a matter of a few minutes.
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Limited Warranty: 3 months parts; 3 months labor
Mfg Part No: 2412N
UPC No: 718122389315
Box Size: ( Length: 6, Width: 5, Depth: 3 )
Shipping Weight: 1.0000 pound(s)
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