Skip to content
US Express $10 Delivery. Shipping Zigbee & Z-Wave (US 908.42)

Z-Wave Plus Aeotec Z-Pi 7

by Aeotec
Original price $55.56 - Original price $55.56
Original price
$55.56 - $55.56
Current price $55.56

In stock iconIn Stock

Z-Wave development tool

  • PCB based Z-Wave antenna used to build a gateway
  • Compatible with open-source computer platforms and most typically used with Raspberry Pi

Z-Wave development tool

Please note that this is a bridge controller - make sure that your software is capable of communicating with it prior to purchase.

German engineered to help you get to market quickly and with quality, Z-Pi 7 is an Aeotec-built development kit that lets you adapt existing hardware to work with Z-Wave.

Comparing Z-Pi 7

Whether in USB or daughter-board format, Aeotec has shipped hundreds-of-thousands of development and antenna units which our partners and customers depend on to build their own gateway solutions. And while they empower the same outcome, there are large points of difference between Z-Pi 7 and Z-Stick Gen5+.


  Z-Pi 7 Z-Stick Gen5+ Z-Stick Gen5
Platforms Developed for Raspberry Pi, Unix Mac, Unix, Windows Mac, Unix, Windows
Z-Wave Plus Yes Yes Yes
700 series Yes No No
Gen7 Yes No No
SmartStart Yes Yes No
S2 security Yes Yes No. Up to S0 only
Z-Wave library 7.11.0 or later up to 6.81.06 up to 6.51.10
Controller type Bridge controller Static controller Static controller
Z-Wave Chip EFR32ZG14 ZM5101 ZM5101
Backup compatible Yes Yes Only with custom software
Hardware Installation GPIO connection USB USB
Power supply GPIO DC 3.3V USB DC 4.75 to 5.25 V USB DC 4.75 to 5.25 V
Max operating current 75 mA 98 mA 98 mA
Built in rechargable battery No Yes Yes
Transmit sensitivity 9.3 dBm 2.91 dBm 2.91 dBm
Receive sensitivity -97.5 dBm -90 dBm -90 dBm
Product Dimensions 42 x 35 x 12 mm 88 x 28.5 x 10 mm 88 x 28.5 x 10 mm
CPU speed 39 MHz
21.8% greater CPU speed
32 MHz 32 MHz
SRAM Memory 32 kB
2x greater memory
16 kB 16 kB
Flash Memory 256 kB
2x greater memory
128 kB 128 kB
Outdoor range Greater than 200 metres Up to 150 metres
Up to 400 metres in PA mode
Up to 150 metres
Up to 400 metres in PA mode
Indoor range Up to 100 metres Up to 75 metres Up to 75 metres
Best for Gateway makers, RPi users DIY users DIY users

Technical Details

  • Name: Z-PI 7
  • Model Number: ZWA025
  • ZWA025-C: EU frequency 868,42 Mhz
  • Device Type: Z-Wave GPIO Controller
  • Z-Wave Plus Certified: Yes
  • SmartStart: Yes
  • Z-Wave Chip: ZGM130
  • Z-Wave Version: Series 700 and Gen7
  • Security: S2 native
  • QR Code Inclusion: SmartStart native
  • Z-Wave SDK: 7.11.0 or later
  • Power Supply: GPIO DC 3,3V
  • Max Operating Current: 75mA 
  • Sensitivity of the RF receiver: 
  • US:
    TX Power: +9,3 dBm
    RX sensitivity: -97.5 dBm
    TX Power: +4,8 dBm
    RX sensitivity: -97.5 dBm 
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 40°C / 40°F to 104°F
  • Storage Temperature: -20 C to 70 C / -04°F to 158°F
  • Product Dimensions: 42 x 35 x 12 mm
  • 1,65 x 1,37 x 0,47 Inch
  • Operating Distance: 
  • More than 200m outdoors
  • Up to 100m indoors
Included in this product:
  • Z-Wave Plus
Learn more:
We ship worldwide... simply add products to cart to see real time shipping prices & delivery times based on weight and location.

If you’re not 100% satisfied with your purchase you can return any unused products within 365 days.

If you have problems with a new purchase, our support team will work with you to resolve. And if you still have any concerns you can return it within 14 days for replacement or refund.