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Topic # 223233 20-Sep-2017 11:54
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Hi,

 

Looking to buy a SmartThings Hub if anyone has that they no longer use. Prefer Gen2 and I am in Auckland. 

 

They are about 50 USD right now but prefer to buy locally first before trying to order. 

 

 

 

Thanks,

 

max


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  Reply # 1870550 21-Sep-2017 22:59
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Don't import one, don't use one in NZ and don't use US Z-Wave kit.

 

Reason being is NZ Z-Wave is licensed at 921.4 MHz where the Smarterthings hub operates on 908.42 MHz. In NZ the only licensed block is 915-928 MHz for personal short-range radio use.

 

It is not licensed and you'll get in trouble for using one in NZ just like any other unlicensed radio product.





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  Reply # 1870554 21-Sep-2017 23:07
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There is an option to disable z wave

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1870561 21-Sep-2017 23:13
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maxeon: There is an option to disable z wave

 

It still contains a transmitter that isn't certified in NZ. Don't do it. Read my sticky in the home automation topic.





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  Reply # 1870986 22-Sep-2017 14:33
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Thank you for that. I just read your Sticky and understand now that it's actually a software turn off switch so yes it could still transmit. I will wait till a NZ version releases. Any ETA on when it is due?

 

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maxeon: There is an option to disable z wave

 

It still contains a transmitter that isn't certified in NZ. Don't do it. Read my sticky in the home automation topic.

 


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  Reply # 1870989 22-Sep-2017 14:36
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No idea. I want one too :) hopefully soon!




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  Reply # 1871269 22-Sep-2017 23:03
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I have one. Open to offers.

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