- Free timer software now available
- Includes internal memory and clock for PC-free operation
- Easy, trouble-free USB connection
The INSTEON (patent pending) PowerLinc Controller is a stand-alone home automation
interface for controlling lights, appliances, heating/air conditioning systems and
alarm systems. This module has on-board memory so timers and macros can be downloaded
without the need to leave your computer up and running. This home automation interface
uses a computer's Universal Serial Bus (USB) connection for downloading timer and
Smarthome Manager Essential Timer Software.exe
Manager Essential Timer Software.zip and
Manual free of charge. For Mac users,
(sold separately) is now INSTEON compatiable and available for purchase to use with
the PowerLinc USB.
The Smarthome Design engineers added the internal intelligence to control your
home without a computer running a full-time automation program. On-board clock keeps
accurate time, all the time, with integrated 10-year battery backup.
No More Fights over the COM Ports
Unlike other home automation interfaces, which use the slower RS-232 communication
protocol, the PowerLinc Controller transfers data at much higher speeds. Best of
all, it plugs into any USB port or expansion hub so there's no need to plug and
unplug other peripherals like PDAs, scanners or printers when you need to update
the programming. In fact, many new computers, in particular laptops, don't include
serial ports any longer, which will make using serial-based interfaces expensive
and difficult to use.
Don't Block your Outlets
PowerLinc Controller includes Smarthome's innovative pass-through AC outlet on
the front of the unit. This outlet that allows you to plug in additional AC devices.
While the outlet doesn't have any control features, it really helps against "power
Safety Tested and Factory Certification
The PowerLinc Controller is safety tested and approved. The assembly lines for
Smarthome Design Products are ISO9002 certified. In order to meet the ISO 9002 standards,
the entire factory underwent rigorous inspections of procedures and policies before
being thoroughly audited. The certification received was based on its dedication
to high quality management systems and strict adherence of quality systems and guidelines.
||Yes, rated for up to 15 amps