INSTEON 2244-234 Starter Home Automation Kit (Version 2)

INSTEON 2244-234 Starter Home Automation Kit (Version 2)

INSTEON 2244-234 Starter Home Automation Kit (Version 2)

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INSTEON 2244-234 Starter Home Automation Kit (Version 2)

INSTEON 2244-234 Starter Home Automation Kit (Version 2)

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Product Highlights

  • Wireless Home Automation & Monitoring
  • Includes the Version 2 INSTEON Hub
  • Convenient Control from Remote Locations
  • Multi-Platform Smart Device Control
  • Receive Email or Push Notifications
  • Create Schedules and Scenes
  • Includes Dual Lamp Dimmer Modules
  • Programmable Ramp Rates
  • Expandable System Design
  • No Monthly Service Fees
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  • 1Description

The version 2 INSTEON 2244-234 Starter Home Automation Kit is a prepackaged bundle that includes the version 2 INSTEON Hub and two Dimmer Modules. This kit works together, allowing you to wirelessly control your home's lighting levels. The included INSTEON Hub features Ethernet connectivity for interfacing with your home network. Once connected, you can download the free INSTEON control app for setting up and controlling your connected devices from a smartphone, tablet, or even the Apple Watch. The app can be found in the Google Play, Apple, Amazon, and Windows app stores, and supports push and email notifications.

Each included Dimmer Module has a 2-prong interface for connecting a lamp for lighting control. You can control the connected light remotely, including basic on and off control as well as brightness levels. These dimmer modules communicate with the Hub via RF and powerline communication and can double as an access point. With scene and scheduling support, you can set various lighting conditions throughout your home. Additionally, this INSTEON kit allows you to add other compatible devices, like cameras and sensors, as your needs grow.

  • 2245-222 Hub Central Controller (Version 2)
    The version 2 INSTEON 2245-222 Hub Central Controller allows you to wirelessly control various INSTEON connected devices in your home, even from remote locations. This device features Ethernet connectivity for interfacing with your home network. The INSTEON Hub features RF communication, and can communicate with your other devices up to 250' away. Once connected, you can download the free INSTEON control app for setting-up and controlling your connected devices from a smartphone, tablet, or even the Apple Watch. The app can be found in the Google Play, Apple, Amazon, and Windows app stores.

    The INSTEON Hub supports a variety of INSTEON home automation devices including sensors, thermostats, LED bulbs, dimmer modules, and more. Once your system is configured, there are no monthly service fees or contract agreements required for operation. At just 1.5" high and 3.75", the INSTEON Hub features a compact form factor for easy placement.
    INSTEON Network and Control Devices
    With the INSTEON Hub you can control devices from remote locations. You can turn your switches on, off, dim, and brighten from anywhere in your home or across the globe. It's also easy to set your On Level and Ramp Rate from your smartphone. The Hub works in combination with your router and smartphone or tablet to control INSTEON devices in your home while you're there or when you're away. Installation is designed to be simple and straightforward.
    Control Thermostats, Monitor Cameras, and Check Sensors
    The INSTEON Hub supports sold separately devices such as thermostats, cameras, and sensors. Using these add-on devices, you can control temperature levels remotely, monitor your connected cameras, and check sensors for open doors/windows, motion, water leaks, and smoke.
    Instant Notification
    When adding optional devices, such as sensors, you can create alerts. The INSTEON Hub will send push notifications and email alerts to you as well as anyone else you specify. You can quickly check in on your home with your smartphone or tablet and ensure that every door and window is closed.
    Create Schedules and Scenes
    With just a few taps, you can schedule your INSTEON devices to turn on and off at sunrise, sunset, or any time during the day. Using optional INSTEON products such as dimmer modules you can build home automation scenes.
    Control via the Optional Apple Watch
    With the INSTEON App on the Apple Watch, you can control your INSTEON connected devices with your watch, from remote locations.
    Optional IP Wi-Fi Security Camera
    Add an optional IP wireless camera to your INSTEON network and you can conveniently monitor it from your smartphone. The INSTEON camera features pan/tilt control and night vision.
    Additional Features
    • Offers lives status and on-screen updates for connected devices
    • Secure, encrypted communication to and from INSTEON cloud servers
    • Automatically configured remote access without port forwarding
    • Synced time (synced with the network time server)
    • Field upgradeable design
    UPC: 813922013498
  • Dimmer Module
    The INSTEON Dimmer Module is designed for use with the INSTEON control devices such as the Hub. The Hub is sold separately and works with the free INSTEON control app for controlling the Dimmer Module from devices likes smartphones and tablets. The app can be found in the Google Play, Apple, Amazon, and Windows app stores. The Dimmer Module has a 2-prong interface for connecting a lamp. Using the INSTEON user interface, you can control light output by selecting a specific percentage. Brightness and dimming buttons are also located directly on the module. In addition to basic on and off control, you can even set lighting schedules and scenes.
    Bring Your Own Plug-In Lamp
    The INSTEON Dimmer Module lets you connect any plug-in lamp. If the lamp has a two-prong plug, the Dimmer Module will give you the power to control its lighting remotely.
    Custom On-Level
    A customizable On-Level lets you pick how bright your lamp is when you turn it on. Set the brightness to be anywhere from 1 to 100%.
    Programmable Ramp Rate
    Ramp Rates let you specify how quickly or slowly a lamp turns on, slowly brightening from off to on over the course of 0.1 seconds to 8 minutes.
    Complete Scene Support
    Control multiple lights from a single button with Scenes. Scenes let you fade lights in and out with preset On-Levels and Ramp Rates.
    Mini Remote Compatible
    Featuring a compact design, the optional Mini Remote allows you to control your Dimmer Module from anywhere in your home without using the INSTEON app on your smartphone or tablet.
    UPC: 813922010183
In the Box
Bundle Items
  • Power Cable
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
  • 2245-222 Hub Central Controller (Version 2)
    RF Range Range: Up to 250' (76.72 m)
    Frequency RF: 915 MHz
    Powerline: 131.65 kHz
    Controller Commands Scenes: On, Off, Fast On, Fast Off, Begin Brighten, Begin Dim, End Brighten, End Dim
    Functionality Insteon Links: 992
    Messages Repeated: Yes
    Minimum Receive Level: 10 mV
    Minimum Transmit Level: 3.2 Vpp into 5 Ohms
    Powerline Device: Yes
    Maximum Controlled Scenes: 256
    Maximum Scene Memberships: 400
    Maximum Alerts: 1,000
    Maximum Schedules: 1,000
    Multi-Link Support: Yes
    Multi-Unlink Support: Yes
    Software Configurable: Yes
    Connectivity 1 x Ethernet
    1 x Power (IEC C8)
    Alert Beeper (can be disabled through software)
    Memory Non-volatile (for setup)
    Status LEDs Red, Green
    Supported Platforms iOS, Android (Google and Amazon app stores), Windows Phone
    Operating Environment Indoors
    Mounting Tabletop or wall mount
    Operating Temperature Range 32 - 104°F (0 - 40°C)
    Operating Humidity Range 0 - 90% relative humidity, non-condensing
    Power Consumption <0.75 W
    Surge Resistance Over 1000 W
    Enclosure Material UV stabilized plastic
    Certification FCC ID Part 15B & 15C
    IC RSS-219 Issue 8
    Intertek ETL
    Dimensions (HxWxD) 1.5 x 3.75 x 3.75" (3.81 x 9.52 x 9.52 cm)
    Weight 5.2 oz (148 g)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.2 x 5.2 x 5.2"
  • Dimmer Module
    RF Yes
    Radio Frequency 915 MHz
    Frequency Range 150' (45.7 m)
    Operation Audio Alert: Beeper, can be disabled through software
    Load Sensing: No
    Local Control: Yes
    Setup Memory: Non-volatile EEPROM
    Status LED: Red/Green LED
    Functionality INSTEON Links: 400
    INSTEON Messages Repeated: Yes
    INSTEON Minimum Receive Level: 10 mV
    INSTEON Minimum Transmit Level: 3.2 Vpp into 5 ohms
    INSTEON Powerline Device: Yes
    INSTEON Powerline Frequency: 131.65 kHz
    Maximum Controlled Scenes: 1
    Maximum Scene Memberships: 400
    Commands Scene Commands Supported as Controller: On, Off, Fast-On, Fast-Off, Begin Brighten, Begin Dim, End Brighten, End Dim
    Scene Commands Supported as Responder: On, Off, Fast-On, Fast-Off, Begin Brighten, Begin Dim, End Brighten, End Dim, Beep
    Connectivity 1 x 2-prong outlet
    Mechanical Software Configurable: Yes
    Beep on Button Press: Yes, software configurable
    Beeper: Yes, software configurable
    Dimming Technology Employed: TRIAC Dimmer
    Enclosure Material: UV stabilized plastic
    Mounting: Ungrounded electrical outlet, NEMA 1-15
    Set Button: Yes
    Electrical Controlled Outlet: Yes, ungrounded. NEMA 1-15 type
    Hardwired Remote Control: No
    Load Types: Plug-in incandescent lighting devices
    Maximum Load: 300 W
    Minimum Load: 5 W
    Pass-through Outlet: No
    Surge Resistance: Surges over 1000 V
    Operating Environment Indoors
    Operating Temperature Range 32 - 104°F (0 - 40°C)
    Operating Humidity Range 0 - 90% relative humidity
    Storage Temperature Range -4 - 158°F (-20 - 70°C)
    Power Consumption <0.75 W
    Power Requirements 120 VAC ± 10%, 60 Hz, single phase
    Dimensions (HxWxD) 3.2 x 2.1 W x 2.0" (8.1 x 5.3 x 5.1 cm)
    Weight 5.2 oz (147 g)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.402 x 7.165 x 2.756"

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