FAQs

No, there is no need of central controller or hub. All devices gets connected directly to WiFi router.

Yes, a router is mandatory for our system to work. Our system gets connected to the router wirelessly.

If you are in the same wifi, you can operate our module with physical access as well as with application in local network. But, if you wish to operate our module remotely, there Internet is required at home and also in your mobile.

No, SmartNode does not require any kind of extra wiring and is perfectly compatible with your existing switchboards.

No, there is no need of ‘Static IP’ to install our system

The number of connections depends on the WiFi router the user is using. Also, repeaters can be used to increase the number of connection.

SmartNode Lighting modules works in parallel with the physical switches. You can control your connected devices with both: physical switches or SmartNode application. Optional – You can also replace your mechanical switches with SmartNode Touch Switches.

SmartNode 8-Node and 4-Node module have the capability to automate one Heavy Load up to 3500 watt and 1-Node has capability to automate one Heavy Load up to 6500 watt.

Yes, the design of our module has been made taking into consideration the spacing behind your switch board.

There is no need to change your switchboards if you opt for automation. If you wish to increase the beauty of your rooms, you can replace your switchboards with SmartNode Touch Switches.

All appliances which come with a rating greater than 650 Watt are considered as heavy devices. Devices such as AC, geysers, refrigerators and many others fall under this category.

Devices such as Fans, halogen bulbs, incandescent bulbs and dimmable LED(s) can be dimmed with our SmartNode module.

SmartNode 8-Node module have the capability to dim four loads and 1-Node have the capability to dim two load.

SmartNode 8-Node and 4-Node module each have one capability to dim fan humming-free (noiseless).

A total of 4 fans and 2 fans can be connected to a SmartNode 8-Node and 4-Node module simultaneously, respectively.

Yes, Fan can be connected to Dimmable loads.

You would need a SmartNode for every switchboard you want to automate.

The effect depends on the load. Normally loads such as lights will flicker. This should generally be avoided as dimming non-dimmable loads will affect the life of appliances.

Yes, you can control the plug points using SmartNode Lighting modules.

Yes, SmartNode Touch Switches works in sync with SmartNode Lighting module.

Yes, if the load connected to dimmer is not dimmable, then you can use it as a regular load for switching it On or Off.

The user has an option to resume back to the previous state when there is a power-cut or resume all the appliances in an off state.

If you are in the same wifi, you can operate our module with physical access as well as with application in local network. But, if you wish to operate our module remotely, there Internet is required at home and also in your mobile.

If you wish to control our module from the same wifi, then there is no need of Internet. But, if you wish to control our module from any other place (anywhere in the world), then internet access to application is mandatory.

If you are in the same wifi, you can operate our module with physical access as well as with application in local network. But, if you wish to operate our module remotely, there Internet is required at home and also in your mobile.

If you wish to control our module from the same wifi, then there is no need of Internet. But, if you wish to control our module from any other place (anywhere in the world), then internet access to application is mandatory.

If you are in the same wifi, you can operate our module with physical access as well as with application in local network. But, if you wish to operate our module remotely, there Internet is required at home and also in your mobile.

If you wish to control our module from the same wifi, then there is no need of Internet. But, if you wish to control our module from any other place (anywhere in the world), then internet access to application is mandatory.

We have SmartNode application for both Android as well as iOS users. The application is absolutely free placed at App Store and Play Store.

The app is absolutely free.

There is no restrictions on number of users.

Yes, you can name each of the appliances and set icons accordingly as per your preference.

Yes, SmartNode is compatible with Amazon Echo used in India.

SmartNode will be compatible with Google Home in near future.