Z-Wave Stories May 2

expiredAutomate your front door w/ the Yale Assure Z-Wave Touchscreen Deadbolt: $161 (Save 20%)

Amazon is offering the Yale Assure Z-Wave Touchscreen Deadbolt for $161 shipped. That’s $38 off what it’s fetched there recently and is within $16 of the lowest price we have tracked. Not only will Yale’s lock let you gain access with a code or a traditional key, you’ll also be able to connect it with other Z-Wave smart systems, unlocking potential home automations. Supported systems include SmartThings, Wink, Ring, and more. Once hooked up, you’ll be able to use the Alexa Z-Wave Hub skill to control your lock with voice. Rated 4+ stars from over 75% of customers. Don’t forget, we also found a deal on a Ring Alarm System earlier this morning.

Z-Wave Stories February 20

expiredSave up to 20% on Z-Wave, STITCH and other Monoprice smart home accessories from $17

Monoprice is currently taking up to 20% off a selection of its smart home accessories starting at $17 shipped. There’s a wide range of deals in today’s sale, including discounted Z-Wave, Stitch and other devices. One standout for us is Monoprice’s Z-Wave Plus Door and Window Sensor at $19.99. That’s $5 off the going rate, matches our previous mention and is the best available. Whether you’re looking to automate your home, or want added peace of mind, this option is a great way to integrate a door into your smart home. Rated 3.9/5 stars. Shop the entire sale of best Z-Wave accessory deals right here or head below for more top picks.

expiredUpgrade to First Alert’s Z-Wave Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm for $36 at Amazon (30% off)

Amazon is offering the First Alert Z-Wave Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm for $35.97 shipped. That’s 30% off the typical rate there and is the best price we’ve seen in over six months. Since these work with Z-Wave, you’ll be able to use a compatible hub or something like a Ring Security System to group alarms together. I recently bought a few combination detectors and this deal has me kicking myself because I could have spent just a tick more to have Z-Wave compatibility. Rated 4/5 stars.

Z-Wave Stories June 21, 2018

With the wide range of smart home platforms currently on the market, opting to center your home’s automation around Z-Wave may not be your first thought. But adopting Z-Wave over alternatives like HomeKit and Alexa has some serious perks that are worth considering for anyone contemplating a more in-depth smart home. 

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Z-Wave Stories October 6, 2015

Following the release of its new Harmony Elite universal remote, Logitech is back today with a fresh add-on for your home theater setup. The new Harmony Home Hub Extender brings compatibility for Zigbee and Z-Wave products. This move further puts Logitech out in front of the competition when it comes to smart home control.

While Apple continues to develop its HomeKit platform, Logitech has slowly collected support from some of the biggest names in the smart home world. After all, what’s better than unlocking the front door with your remote?

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Z-Wave Stories September 24, 2015

Smart connected devices for our homes are becoming more commonplace, with technology giants like Apple and Samsung leading the way with support for a myriad of devices. Even Amazon has an internet-connected speaker that will control your lights, thermostat and more.

One of the biggest issues with this technology is price. Many consumers are not willing to pay the premium that comes with support for Apple’s HomeKit or other platforms like Z-Wave or Zigbee. Simply put, the deadbolt has worked in its existing state for decades, why upgrade it now?

Kwikset has been leading the charge on smartphone connected locks with its Kevo Bluetooth-enabled product. But for roughly $200, the adoption rate has been slow. Today, the lock maker has released a new deadbolt that drops a number of features but retains its internet connectivity in exchange for a lower price point.

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Z-Wave Stories August 21, 2015

The expanding list of SmartThings compatible sensors, outlets, thermometers, bulbs and more for your house is getting a new controller hub to keep everything connected. Come September, the next gen Samsung SmartThings hub will come available with a few special features in tow:

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Z-Wave Stories March 6, 2015

expiredMonoprice 15% off sitewide: MHD Action Camera $150 (Reg. $177), MFi Lightning cables $8, more

Monoprice is offering 15% off sitewide with coupon code MARCH15. This is a rare offer with no minimum order threshold to receive this discount. Monoprice offers a wide variety of electronics, gadgets and accessories, as well as being noted for build quality and competitive pricing. Monoprice states all orders of $75+ ship free, but we found some smaller items that included free shipping. This coupon code has a maximum order limit of $1,000 and is good through March 8th.

Standout deals when this coupon code is applied:

Monoprice also has MFi certified Lightning cables for $5.99 when applying this coupon code at checkout, $2 shipping applies on this purchase.

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Z-Wave Stories March 2, 2015

expiredHome: Monoprice smart lock $90 (orig. $164), kitchenware, more

Woot has the factory refurbished Philips Viva Airfryer (HD9220/26) in black for $119.99 plus $5 flat rate shipping on your entire order.

Monoprice is offering the Z-Wave Electronic Door Lock for $90 shipped. That’s 41% or $64 under the regular listing and the lowest price we can find on this model.

This smart deadbolt lock works in tandem with other Z-wave smart home controllers and features multiple entry codes, timed entry schedules, and more. This is between $70 and $160 below most Z-wave compatible deadbolt options. While reviews are somewhat light, Monoprice customers have given this lock a 4/5 star rating.

Down below you’ll find the rest of today’s notable home deals including a juicer/sorbet maker combo, kitchenware, tools and more:

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