Input/Output Controllers Comparison

Products EZIO2X4 IOT4R EZIO8SA
IOT8-Z
Protocols Insteon and X10 Insteon, X10 and WiFi Insteon and X10 ZigBee, WiFi, LoRa and Insteon
Outputs 2 4 8
Output Type Relays (normally open) Relays (both normally open and normally closed provided)
Relay Ratings 30VDC/120VAC, 0.5A 30VDC/120VAC, 0.5A 24VDC/120VAC, 3A
Output Uses General purpose contact closures (on/off control) of electrical loads limited by relay voltage and current ratings.
Output Timers Timers from 1 second to 255 minutes can be set up to automatically turn off an output upon receipt of an “On” command
Controls On and Off remote commands
INSTEON Control Each output can be linked to an Insteon group to be controlled by an Insteon scene controller (Ex. Keypadlinc, Switchlinc, etc.)

“All-Link”: A snapshot of the outputs can be recalled with a single group command (i.e. respond to a switch or a button on a Keypadlinc, ControlLinc, etc.)

Inputs 4 None 7 6
Input Type 2 Opto-isolated (3-30VDC), 2 digital or analog (0-5VDC) N/A 4 Opto-isolated (3-30VDC), 2 digital or analog (0-3VDC)
Input Uses Contact closures, Digital and Analog DC Voltage sources. Isolated outputs. N/A Contact closures, Digital and Analog DC Voltage sources. Isolated outputs.
Input Detection OFF to ON and ON to OFF transitions can be detected on digital inputs given the presence or absence of input voltage, or on analog inputs when a given voltage level is detected. For analog inputs, the voltage levels can also be read.
Input Timers Delayed OFF commands (from 1 to 255 minutes) programmable on each input. This timer resets (starts over) if a new ON command is received.
Insteon Links 31 31 More than 512 (external PLM) More than 512

Products in this category

  • Smartenit Load Switch Smartenit NEMA 4X Mount

    NCM40 - NEMA Case Mounting Kit

    Simplify mounting of the SmartElek EVSE, ZBMLC30, ZBMLCSR, IoTMLC50, or any product that uses our NEMA enclosures with these mounting flanges and screws.  The flanges are affixed to the NEMA case so as to allow mounting of the device to a flat surface without any need to open the enclosure or have access to the rear surface.  Mount to drywall, wood or metal depending on the application.
  • Harmony G2 Smart Hub, For Use with Zigbee, WiFi, LoRa and Insteon Smart Products, Compatible with Google Assistant and Alexa – Model # 6007E

    Monitor and control anything, from anywhere and without costly subscriptions to "cloud services" with this versatile hub / gateway as the “brain” of a home automation system.  Groups lights, irrigation systems, security cameras, pool motors, and more through our powerful and function-packed apps on your phone, tablet, or web browser.    Compatible with devices from many manufacturers, and voice control enabled through Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.
  • ZBMLCSR - Model # 4040C-xx

    Remotely control and monitor your larger energy-consuming appliances and include them in intelligent energy management with a ZBMLCSR wireless load switch.  Perfectly suited for pool pump control and electric heater management, the device also lets you see load status and energy consumption.  Use with your home automation or IoT control system and set schedules and get alerts about large energy consumers before they drive up your energy bill. This device is available in either a Normally Open (load will remain de-energized in the event of a device failure) or Normally Closed (load will stay energized) configuration.  Choose a preferred protocol among Zigbee, WiFi and LoRa. For a dual load version, see our ZBMLC30

    Smart Possibilities:

    • Turn on/ off large devices from anywhere
    • Monitor energy consumption at the appliance level
    • Let your water heater operate when electricity is at the lowest cost
    • Run your pool pump when it's most energy efficient and least costly
    • Have large appliances respond to other events in your system
  • IoT8-Z - Model # 3012A Multi-protocol Input Output Controller

    Controls electrical loads (lighting, irrigation valves, garage door openers, HVAC dampers, alarms, etc.) through 8 separate 3-Amp Form-C relays, and connects to all types of wired sensors through 4 digital and 2 analog inputs. Enables many applications such as:
    • Irrigation and outdoor landscape lighting for the perfect smart yard
    • Automated pool water circulation pumps and lighting
    • Automated water system in a rural residence (well pump, reservoir tank, booster pump)
    • Control of "non-smart" devices through home automation apps, voice assistants, keypads or switches
    • Remote management and monitoring of a multi-car garage (doors, parking sensors, alarms, etc.
  • IoT4R - Model # 5010V

    Control up to 4 small electrical loads from anywhere with this multi-switch device.  Include items such as garage doors, HVAC dampers, electric blind motors, driveway gates, and more in your automation system.  Use with our gateway (Zigbee and Insteon/X10) or cloud service (WiFi) to automate and control via a phone, tablet, or web browser.

    Smart Possibilities

    • Close HVAC dampers in response to temperature sensors
    • Open and close garage using your keyfob
    • Open driveway gates for arriving guests from your phone
    • Automate anything based on the state of other devices in your home automation system.
  • Sale!

    ZBMSKT1- Model # 4035A

    Remotely controlled outlet allows on/off switching of lamps and appliances from phone, tablet, or web browser.  The ZBMSKT1 also measures energy consumption plus other electrical parameters like voltage, current, frequency and power factor to integrate appliances into smart Zigbee energy management systems.  Many energy saving programs can be implemented including load scheduling, activating at times of lowest energy cost, fighting “Vampire Power” (power drawn by some appliances even when they are off) and controlling the appliance in response to the behavior of other connected devices.

    Smart Possibilities

    • Eliminate idle power drawn by devices that are OFF or in standby
    • Turn devices ON/OFF via the free Smartenit app from your phone, tablet, web browser
    • Set schedules based on time and sunset/sunrise
    • Turn off appliance when energy threshold is reached
    • Monitor power consumption and predict monthly energy bills
  • ZOE-MLC1 - Model # 4040A

    Extend energy management and remotely monitor and control up to two of your largest energy-consuming appliances with a ZOE-MLC1.  Perfectly suited for dual-speed pool pump control and electric heater management, it also provides load status and energy consumption.  It even comes ready to participate in Energy Utility rebate programs.  Set schedules and get alerts when energy consumption surpasses user set thresholds before they drive up your energy bill.

    Smart Possibilities:

    • Turn on/ off large devices from anywhere
    • Monitor energy consumption at the appliance level
    • Run your pool pump when it's most energy efficient and least costly
    • Have large appliances respond to other events in your system
    • Participate in your energy utility's demand response programs and get rebates on your energy bill
  • Metering Smart Plug # 5010Q (zigbee HA) and 5010P (zigbee SEP 1.x)

    Monitor and control lamps and appliances right from your phone, tablet, or web browser.  This smart plug tracks energy consumption data while also allowing remote on/off control for complete appliance energy management.  Use to fight "Vampire Power" (power drawn by some appliances even when they are not on)  and to eliminate idle power waste.

    Smart Possibilities:

    • Turn devices on/ off via the free Smartenit app from your phone, tablet, or web browser
    • Use our app to control appliances based on schedules or condition of other devices
    • Connect an appliance to a utility Smart Meter for demand response programs (SEP 1.x version)
    • Keep track of energy consumption and power quality
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    ZBMLC30 - Model # 4040B

    Remotely control and monitor up to two of your larger energy-consuming appliances with this wireless 30A load switch.  Suited for indoor or outdoor control of pool pumps, water heaters, and electric dryers, the device also lets you see on/off status and energy consumption.  Set schedules and get alerts about large energy consumers before they drive up your energy bill.
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    ZBMLC15 - Model # 4034A

    Monitor and control appliances, overhead lights, ceiling fans, and more all from behind a switch or outlet, or anywhere.  This load controller smartens any switch, outlet, or fixture with energy metering (usable range 30-2,500 Watts), all while remaining hidden.  Use one of our gateways or any ZigBee HA compatible controller to remotely access connected lights or appliances and to control them based on their energy consumption.

    Smart Possibilities:

    • Eliminate idle power drawn by devices that are off or on standby
    • Trigger lights with motion sensors
    • Turn on ceiling fans when rooms get to a certain temperature
    • Use your lights to make it look like you're home when you're away
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    EZSnsRF - Model # 5010E

    The more ways you have to trigger events on your home control system, the better your network.  You can translate simple RF signals into sophisticated home automation commands with EZSnsRF.  It lets you trigger home elements like lighting, alarm systems,  and even irrigation systems in response to motion sensors, liquid detection systems, driveway sensors and more. Smart Possibilities
    • Turn on your porch light when your driveway sensor is tripped
    • Trigger an audible alert when you detect a water heater leak
    • Set off alarms when your motion sensors are tripped at night
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  • Sale!
    Smartenit EZIO8SA I/O Controller

    EZIO8SA - Model # 3011A - Requires Serial PLM which are out of stock. EZIO8SA without PLM on Close Out

    For wireless multi-protocol and enhanced operation see our IoT8-Z Controls (switches on/off) up to 8 electrical loads (lighting, irrigation, garage door openers, HVAC dampers, alarms, etc.) through 3-Amp Form-C relays. Includes 4 digital and 2 analog inputs to monitor external signals from switch closures, analog sensors, digital sensors, motion detectors, liquid sensors, etc. This variety of inputs and outputs enable many applications such as:
    • Trigger lamps and overhead lights in response to detected motion
    • Use INSTEON keypads or switches to control multiple non-INSTEON devices
    • Remotely manage and monitor a 2-car garage
  • Out of stock
    Sale!

    EZIO4O - Model # 5010J

    This product has been replaced by the IoT4R (same features and functionality plus Wi-Fi connectivity). You'll be able to control up to 4 small devices from anywhere with this input/ output device.  Things like garage doors, HVAC dampers, electric blinds, driveway gates and more can be managed from this single device using remote controls and keyfobs.  You can even trigger connected devices on your phone, tablet, or web browser including those devices in your larger home control system.

    Smart Possibilities

    • Close HVAC dampers in response to temperature sensors
    • Open and close garage using your keyfob
    • Open driveway gates for arriving guests from you phone
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  • EZIO2X4 - Model # 5010D

    Monitor and control small devices, alarms, and events using incoming signals from sensors by setting up a centralized EZIO2x4.  It can be wired to 4 incoming signals and can trigger its 2 wired outputs and a host of linked Insteon devices.  You can eliminate complicated wiring problems and create a responsive home control system that is accessible from your phone, tablet, and web browser.

    Smart Possibilities

    • Trigger lamps and overhead lights in response to detected motion
    • Use Insteon keypads or switches to control multiple non-Insteon devices
    • Sound an alert or chime when your garage door is opened
    Product appearance may be different than what is shown.

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