Second generation of HomeSeer’s home controller HomeTroller 2 supports Z-Wave, Insteon and X10 out of the box, and offers about 20 optional drivers, plug-ins and applications. Retails now for $895.
Key Features of HomeTroller 2
- Built-in web server for remote access anywhere.
- Easy-to-use web interface allows easy access and control with any web browser.
- Supports the widest variety of user interfaces, including in-wall button controllers, touchscreens, wireless remotes, PDAs, PocketPCs, cellphones and voice (microphones).
- Compatible with a wide variety of technologies and companies including Lutron, Leviton, Z-Wave, UPB, Insteon and many others.
- Designed for voice control by microphone and telephone.
- Creates alerts, announcements and reminders by email, telephone and text message.
- Supports complete telephone messaging with caller ID announcements (w/optional telephone interface).
- Includes calendar-based functions for easy scheduling.
- Automation events may be created ‘on-the-fly’ using voice commands.
- HSProtect guards the embedded operating system from virus, spyware and malware attacks.
- HSSentry continuously monitors the unit to ensure extremely reliable operation.
- Fanless, diskless design for ultimate mechanical reliability.
- Ultra low power consumption conserves energy and lowers utility bills.
- Includes true ‘trigger-based’ automation with advanced conditional options.
- Built-in power failure recovery feature runs events missed during outages when power is restored.
- Includes multiple serial and USB ports for integration with the most commonly used technology interfaces.
Control Software: HomeSeer HS2 Plus with HSSentry
Operating System: Windows XP Embedded with HSProtect
Mechanical: Fanless, diskless design
Processor: 1.0 GHz VIA C7
DDR Memory: 1 Gb DDR2
Storage: 4 Gb DOM
Serial Ports: (4) 9-pin RS232
USB Ports: (3) USB 2.0
Audio: Mic in / Line in / Line out
Network: (1) 10/100 Ethernet
PS2 Ports: Keyboard & Mouse
Power Consumption: 10 watts (nominal)
Power Supply: 120-240v, 50/60 Hz
Dimensions: 9.25″W x 2″H x 7″D
Certifications: UL, CE, RoHS
- Standard: Z-Wave, Insteon, X10
- Optional: UPB, Lightolier Compose, Lutron HomeWorks, Centralite LiteJet, Lutron RadioRA
- Optional: DSC, Napco, HAI, OnQ, Elk
- Standard: RCS, CamStat, HomePro, Aprilaire, Enerzone, HAI, Proliphix
- Optional: Microsoft Windows Media Center, Apple iTunes, MS Windows Media Player, Russound RNET Systems (CAV / CAM)
- Standard: ADI Ocelot, Smarthome IRLinc 1623PC, JDS IR, XPander, Nirvis Slink-e
- Optional: Global Cache GC100
DIGITAL I/O – CONTACT CLOSURE
- Standard: ADI Ocelot / SECU-16
- Optional: WGL Relay8
- Optional: WGL Rain8
- Optional: iAutomate (3rd party)