Why the Aeotec Z-Wave Gen5 MultiSensor 6 is a Must-Have Smart Home Device

The Aeotec Z-Wave Gen5 Multisensor 6 is Aoen Lab’s most amazing smart home device as of yet. Compared to the old Aeotec Z-Wave MultiSensor, this device packs more punch in terms of functionality and reliability. If you are using a Z-Wave network and you’re looking for the best upgrade for your smart home, you can never go wrong with the MultiSensor 6.

For consumers who are looking for a minimalist approach when it comes to multi-sensors are in for a treat when it comes to the MultiSensor 6. While its predecessor was able to reliably scan and monitor temperature, lighting and humidity changes, consumers will get more for paying almost the same amount. Plus, thanks to its firmware updates, we will get to update the smart home device to make sure it’s up to date and dependable at all times.

Z-Wave Gen5 Ready

Aeotec Z-Wave Gen5 MultiSensor 6

Probably the biggest difference between the Aeotec Z-Wave Gen5 MultiSensor 6 aside from its capabilities of having 6 different sensors, is the fact that it is Gen5-ready. For those who are not yet sure of what Z-Wave Gen5 is, you may check this link right here. In a nutshell, Gen5 is newer and better when it comes to making your smart home device “smarter”. It uses the latest a much better range, a much bigger bandwidth and a much lower power consumption.

With the MultiSensor 6, you can expect that using these devices can use a very minimal amount of electricity. In fact, you probably won’t feel it once you get your electric bill after installing it. Plus the fact that Gen5 has over-the-air firmware updates that you can automatically set, you will never have to worry about checking your smart home device regularly.

6 Aeotec Z-Wave Gen5 MultiSensor 6 – Amazing Sensors under one Package

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The real bread and butter of the Aeotec Z-Wave Gen5 MultiSensor 6 is its built-in sensors. This smart home device is capable of picking up motion, temperature, humidity, lighting, UV as well as vibration. If you have the MultiSensor 6 as your basis of monitoring your home, you can rest assured that it will be capable of picking up anything unusual within your home.Whether you’re planning to use it for indoor or outdoor use, you can expect the best of Aeon Labs has to offer when it comes to your smart home device. The MultiSensor 6 will not let you down.

And here’s the best part: if you’re using old smart home controllers, expect that the MultiSensor 6 from our website will work with Fibaro and Vera home controllers. However, at the moment there is still a limited amount of settings you can tinker with. But don’t worry, as there are other ways to get around it. Besides, you can also expect that a newer firmware update from your home controller will take care of that. You can never find a more reliable smart home device multi-sensor for a fraction of a price than what the Aeotec Z-Wave Gen5 MultiSensor 6 has to offer.

Head-to-Head Comparison with the Old Aeotec Z-Wave MultiSensor

Aeotec Z-Wave Gen5 MultiSensor 6

Aeotec Z-Wave MultiSensor features:

Z-Wave Motion Sensor

Z-Wave Temperature Sensor

Z-Wave Humidity Sensor

Z-Wave Light Sensor

 

Aeotec Z-Wave Gen5 MultiSensor 6 Features:

Aeotec Z-Wave Gen5 MultiSensor 6

Z-Wave Motion Sensor

Z-Wave Temperature Sensor

Z-Wave Humidity Sensor

Z-Wave Light Sensor

Z-Wave Vibration Sensor

Z-Wave UV Sensor

 

Like what was mentioned earlier, the old Z-Wave MultiSensor is already reliable and amazing as it is, but compared to the MultiSensor 6, it’s safe to say that you are getting more functions for less the price. This smart home device compared to its predecessor is capable of monitoring two more settings such as vibration and UV rays – a great necessity for those who want the complete package. The old MultiSensor model is only capable of picking up these conditions: Z-Wave Motion Sensor, Z-Wave Temperature Sensor, Z-Wave Humidity Sensor and Z-Wave Light Sensor. If you are okay with those settings and you don’t plan on shopping for your smart home device piece-by-piece, you might want to try our Z-Wave starter kits to enjoy the best deals from Smart Home City.

However, if you already have an established smart home network and you just want to add more multi-sensors, your best bet would be the Aeotec Z-Wave Gen5 MultiSensor 6 as it will give you everything you will need without leaving a huge hole on your wallet.