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Topic # 239717 31-Jul-2018 22:30
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Does anyone know anyone that's using the Abode home security system here in NZ?

 

Found references to other international users getting it working outside the United States, e.g. https://www.reddit.com/r/Abode/comments/7n4o9t/abode_in_the_uk/

 

Will probably need a new power brick for 240V to match the inbound DC voltage on the gateway but that should be feasible.

 

https://support.goabode.com/customer/en/portal/articles/2232115-setting-up-your-abode-system


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  Reply # 2065947 31-Jul-2018 22:50
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Or anyone that's looked at getting the Ring Security System working here.




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  Reply # 2065956 31-Jul-2018 23:34
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Or Nest Secure. Wow, so many options for wireless home security options. Nest Secure not listed on the NZ version of the Nest site.


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  Reply # 2065959 31-Jul-2018 23:56
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Many of these units use Z-Wave - Please do your research and ensure you've read the Z-Wave requirements for NZ to prevent yourself from getting into trouble.







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  Reply # 2065972 1-Aug-2018 00:15
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Thanks for the heads up on that.

 

Abode looks to use Z-Wave so could be problematic.

 

Ring looks like it uses Z-Wave Plus so could also be problematic.

 

Nest Secure looks to use a proprietary protocol called Weave which looks to use the standard Wi-Fi network, so probably OK. If we're happy to get somewhat tied into the Google family of products and happy for the $$ spend on that perhaps we'll continue looking down that path. Still looks to be a number of other vendor solutions that work with Nest so probably OK. Integration with August Lock main focus right now.


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