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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 https://www.smartthings.com/au/where-to-buy to https://www.racv.com.au/shop/smartthings-smart-home-starter-kit.html

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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