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# 250590 17-May-2019 15:28
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Couldn't see mention of this from a Geekzone search but I've seen plenty of talk about Samsung Smart Things, which due to the hub not using the legal AU/NZ Frequency should not be used.

However it looks like in Australia they now have an AU/NZ version of Smart Things for sale using the correct frequency (unfortunately seems to ship only in Australia). Strangely the only site selling it is RACV, as linked from to

In the FAQ it has the question...


What frequencies do Z-Wave and ZigBee use in Australia?




The Samsung SmartThings WiFi Hub and any other devices using Z-Wave protocol and sold via RACV use the the Australian frequency and are legally compliant:


  • Z-Wave: 921.4MHz, 919.8MHz
  • ZigBee: 2.4GHz

Now all we need is someone from NZ to do a distribution deal with RACV to sell it here too.



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  # 2239994 17-May-2019 16:13
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wow, they were very quiet about that.




Would be very keen to get one.



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  # 2240002 17-May-2019 16:33
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I emailed RACV (Royal Automobile Club of Victoria) to ask about Smart Things for NZ... got a reply saying:

"Currently we only ship within Australia. I believe we only have distribution license for AU and not sure what Samsung is doing about NZ at the moment."


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  # 2271071 6-Jul-2019 14:32
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Has anyone heard any update on this one? I'd be very keen to get one here in NZ also!


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