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  Reply # 1845299 11-Aug-2017 17:03
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I'm of the opinion home owners are allowed to change out lights, led light transformers and fixtures, light switches and wall sockets under the  following document...

 

https://www.energysafety.govt.nz/documents/legislation-policy/electricity-act-regulations-codes/standards-and-codes-of-practice/NZECP%2051%202004%20New%20Zealand%20Electrical%20Code%20of%20Practice%20for%20Homeowner%20Occupiers%20Electrical%20Wiring%20Work%20in%20Domestic%20Installations%20%20-%20Published%2027%20July%202004%20.pdf

 

 

 

Do you think these in wall relays are also allowed to be installed by the DIY homeowner?


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  Reply # 1845300 11-Aug-2017 17:07
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Absolutely, yes.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1846745 14-Aug-2017 22:24
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rogercruse:

 

I've running Samsung Smartthings. Yes, Samsung, with its marketing and financial clout it should still be around in a couple of years.

 

The hub and add-on devices can be ordered via their website or from amazon.com 

 

You simply connect it to your router using an ethernet cable and then setup an account on their website to use.

 

Works with plenty of other devices straight out of the box - like Wemo, Philips Hue, Sonos, IFTTT, etc - and also plenty of other other devices that people have managed to integrate - like Netatmo, Nest, Dlink, etc. 

 

Very active and supportive forum. 

 

 It supports the american frequency version of Z-Waze, so I've disabled this as its a no-no in New Zealand. If anyone has connected the kiwi frequency version of Z-Wave, then I'm interested!!

 

Not officially supported in New Zealand, yet.

 

 

Hi I am planning to buy the hub shortly but not sure about the sensors. Lot of people have mentioned in the smart things community that Samsung sensors and switches are not as good as the iris one's. So, I was thinking of buying the hub, iris motion sensor and the door/window sensor to start with and also looking at buying the blink camera as it can be controlled by smart things app too as I understand. What are your thoughts?


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