The operation of the Plugwise system and its technology
Plugwise uses wireless Zigbee 2.4 GHz dynamic MESH technology.
- Reliable and with high quality
- 128-bit AES encrypted security
- Full MESH network support
- Open international standard (with private protocol)
- Easily extendable with additional modules
- Each device has its own unique MAC-address
Step by step
Plugwise has developed a smart plug which is easily placed between the wall socket and the plug of the appliance.
- The smart plug measures the energy consumption of the connected appliance.
- The PC-software provides insight in the exact energy consumption, the Co2 emission and the costs, at a glance. For each appliance, each wall socket and each room.
- Optimize your energy usage by directly switching your electrical appliances (either manually or automatically through pre-set schedules).
Easy to install and to expand.
Installing the Plugwise system is very simple: it is Plug & Play. In 5 simple steps you gain insight in and control over your energy consumption. The system can be easily extended with additional Plugwise products and multiple networks.
- Install the Software (Source) on your PC.
- Place the USB-stick (Stick) in the PC.
- Enter the ID codes of the Plugs (Circles) in the Source.
- Place the Circles between the outlet and the selected devices.
- Start up the software, the Plugwise network will connect itself and you are immediately ready to measure, switch and economize.