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Aeotec Z-Stick Gen5 USB Controller (NEW Raspberry Pi 4 compatible)

by Aeotec
32 reviews

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Allows you to control and monitor any Z-Wave device from a PC or other gateway device

  • Now works directly in Raspberry Pi 4 - see details here
  • Supports all Z-Wave compatible devices and networks
  • Built-in push-button and battery enable it to be used as a hand-held controller for remote network creation
  • USB (2.0) powered (also recharges battery)
  • Compatible with Linux, Mac, Windows XP, Vista and Windows7 systems
  • Z-Wave Plus Certified

Aeotec Z Stick Gen5 is a Z-Wave USB dongle.

When attached to a host processor, it becomes a Z-Wave communication device, which exposes the zensys api (serialapi) through integrated USB. This device is meant primarily to allow a host processor to control up to 232 Z-Wave devices using the Z-Wave technology protocol all the while simplifying Z-Wave network installation.

The Z Stick Gen5 is easily upgradeable by the end-user such that the latest Z-Wave protocols and commands are always available. It can be upgraded in field via its USB port which also serves as a charging port for its internal battery.

Aeotec's Z Stick makes your computer the heart of your Z-Wave network that enables you to create a remote network that's capable of controlling all aspects of your Z-Wave home automation system. It includes a battery and a simple push button that makes it easy and convenient to connect any computer with the Z-Wave network. In fact, the plug-and-play device can be connected with your PC, Laptop, Mac, and even embedded computer systems like Raspberry Pi to include/exclude modules or connect to any Z-wave devices that's discoverable in your mesh.

Note: No software is included with this controller. You need to use a suitable PC or Mac software such as Homeseer, Indigo, Domoticz, etc.

Wireless range up to 150 metres / 492 feet.

250% more communication bandwidth.

Powers over-the-air firmware updates for Z-Wave devices.

AES-128 bit encrypted communication and security.

Z-Stick Gen5 is a Z-Wave Plus antenna that works with any platform.

It’s been designed to bring Z-Wave to every computer platform. You can use it with a PC, HTPC or laptop, with Mac, Linux or Windows, with single-board computers such as Raspberry Pi 4, and even select NAS systems such as the Asus’ Asustor. Using a combination of such platforms and Z-Stick Gen5 immediately gives you 2 big advantages over a lot of standard gateways;

Once you’ve decided which platform to use Z-Stick Gen5 with, it’s time to select the software you want to use to power your gateway and your smart home. Works with open source and pro software. (Home Assistant, openHAB, Domoticz, Homeseer, Axial, Indigo.)

Z-Stick Gen5 is about dependability. You can depend on your smart home not going offline when cloud hosting does. And you can depend on your Z-Stick Gen5 not going offline at all. With its inbuilt 100 mAh rechargeable lithium battery, Z-Stick Gen5 can continue to work for up to 15 days even when your power is out.

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