Clara Shades is proud to announce the launch of their new range of smart shades powered by Zigbee 3.0! With Clara Shades, you’ll be working with a future-proof solution that aligns perfectly with the direction of the home automation industry.
WHAT’S NEW WITH ZIGBEE 3.0
Zigbee 3.0, the latest wireless communication standard for smart homes, simplifies installation and commissioning process. Zigbee 3.0 enables bi-directional communication in a mesh topology for their S-Line indoor smart shades.
PRODUCTS AND ROLES
|CLARA S-LINE ZIGBEE NETWORK ROLES & PRODUCT TYPES|
|Zigbee Roles||Description||Clara Products|
|Zigbee Coordinator (ZC)||Coordinators are full-function devices that manage networks, enable joining, route traffic, and save messages until delivery.||• S-Line TaHoma Gateway|
|Zigbee Router (ZR)||Routers are powered devices that build the infrastructure by relaying messages until the final target.||• S-Line Router Plugs|
|Zigbee End Device (ZED)||End devices receive messages without relaying them to other devices.||• S-Line Battery Zigbee Shades
• S-Line DC Zigbee Shades
• S-Line Zigbee Remotes
TODAY’S BEST PRACTICES
Follow these 4 guidelines to optimize TaHoma Gateway placement for your Zigbee 3.0 network:
- Only one TaHoma is necessary for the control of your whole home
- All Zigbee-connected devices need to remain within reach for the best performance
- For every 6 Zigbee Shades, add a Router Plug into a powered 120V outlet
- Add remotes where you see fit and integrate the TaHoma to your home automation system
The Zigbee 3.0 range of connected shades is the future of smart homes when wireless communication is required.
Are you looking to learn more about this new range? Contact your BDM or Book a Genius appointment with a Clara expert!