SONOFF Zigbee 3.0 USB Dongle Plus Model ZBDongle-E
The SONOFF Zigbee 3.0 USB Dongle Plus (ZBDongle-E) allows you to convert your Home Assistant, openHAB, Zigbee2MQTT, or any other open-source platform into a powerful Zigbee gateway. This transformation enables seamless local control over all your Zigbee devices, eliminating the need to invest in different brands' Zigbee hubs. The Dongle Plus serves as the ultimate universal gateway.
Extensive Device Support
Functioning as a Zigbee 3.0 gateway, the Dongle Plus seamlessly integrates with various sub-devices from different brands using open-source automation platforms. The supported device range depends on the specific platform being utilized.
Flexibility to Extend Network Range
The ZBDonge-E comes pre-flashed with coordinator firmware for easy setup as a gateway. However, if desired, you have the option to flash it with router firmware to extend the network range, providing greater flexibility and coverage.
Compatible with Multiple Operating Systems
Driver installation is required for MacOS and Windows.
- Zigbee 3.0 Compatibility: The dongle is fully compatible with Zigbee 3.0, the latest standard for home automation communication. Zigbee 3.0 offers increased compatibility, stability, and faster data transmission, ensuring seamless connectivity with a wide range of Zigbee-enabled smart devices.
- Powerful Range: The USB dongle provides an extended communication range, ensuring reliable connectivity throughout users' homes. Connectivity dead zones are a thing of the past, as this device offers a robust and extensive range for uninterrupted smart home control.
- Plug-and-Play: The SONOFF Zigbee 3.0 USB Dongle Plus-E boasts a simple and hassle-free setup. Just plug it into any compatible device or hub, and it's ready to go. There's no need for complicated installations or technical expertise, making it user-friendly for all.
- Compact and Portable: With its sleek and compact design, customers can take the dongle on the go, allowing them to manage their smart home devices conveniently while traveling or staying elsewhere.
- Efficient Power Consumption: The dongle's optimized power consumption ensures it doesn't strain customers' devices or increase electricity bills. It's an eco-friendly and cost-effective solution for modern smart homes.
Examples of Possible Applications
- Home Automation: The SONOFF Zigbee 3.0 USB Dongle Plus-E serves as the central hub for various smart home devices, including smart bulbs, switches, sensors, and more. Customers can easily control and automate their lighting, climate control, security, and other appliances.
- Security System Integration: Enhance home security by integrating Zigbee-enabled security sensors and cameras. The dongle enables real-time alerts and monitoring, ensuring a safe and secure living environment.
- Energy Management: Help customers save energy and reduce utility costs by linking Zigbee-compatible smart plugs and power monitoring devices. They can track and control energy usage, optimize appliances, and reduce their carbon footprint.
- Smart Environmental Monitoring: Pair the dongle with Zigbee sensors to monitor indoor temperature, humidity, and air quality. This information empowers customers to create healthier and more comfortable living spaces.
- Healthcare and Elderly Care: Integrate Zigbee health monitoring devices, such as wearable sensors, to keep track of vital signs and well-being. This can be especially useful for elderly care and medical assistance.
- Model: ZBDongle-E
- Wireless Protocol: Zigbee 3.0
- Input: 5V DC (Max. 100mA)
- Shell Material: Aluminium Alloy
- Operating Temperature: -10oC to 40oC
- Dimensions: 75mm x 25mm x 13.5mm
Comparison between ZBDongle-E and ZBDongle-P
- SONOFF ZIGBEE 3.0 USB Dongle Plus (Model ZBDongle-E)
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