Category: Product News

Inovelli

Aartech Canada is now distributing Inovelli ZWave devices in Canada. Inovelli is designed with the user in mind. They go to great lengths to bake user requested features in to each device they build. The result is a product that works just the way you want it! Inovelli ZWave dimmers can be installed with or

TRENDnet Distributor

Aartech Canada is now an authorized full line TRENDnet distributor for Canada. TRENDnet offers a complete line of network and related computer products for the IT, security and surveillance industries. TRENDnet’s network line include unmanaged switches, EdgeSmart switches, Web Smart switches and Layer2 switches for all levels of network capabilities. PoE power available in several

SmartThings Hub 2018 V3 vs V2

The new SmartThings Hub V3 also known as the SmartThings Hub 2018 is here in Canada with the official Canadian release on Oct 10th.  With the new model release, the question is what’s new.  So we’ll take a look at the SmartThings Hub V3 vs V2 but first a bit about the product.   SmartThings

Gas Fireplace Control Using ZWave

Gas fireplaces are normally controlled by a toggle or paddle switch that looks like a high voltage switche.  However upon closer inspection the switch is typically only controlling low voltage or acting as a contact closure.  This makes gas fireplace control using Zwave difficult as Zwave switches operate at line voltage. Often the solution involved

Honeywell Skybell DBCAM-TRIM Back In Stock!

As of Sept 25th, we just received a small shipment of Honeywell DBCAM-TRIM, the thin version of the very popular video doorbell from Skybell.  Our backorders have been filled and we have a limited quantity of inventory on hand to fill new orders.  This item is still backordered with the vendor and distribution channels so

ZWave Smoke Detector

We have inquiries daily for a ZWave smoke detector for Canada.  A Canadian ZWave smoke detector will allow ZWave enabled home automation systems to create triggers, email or text alerts and scene activations in case of smoke or a fire.  The problem is that until now there has not been a Canadian certified Zwave smoke

Smart Home Music Streamer

Looking for a great way to add music to the back yard, home office, bedroom, kitchen, basement, shop or garage?  Bluetooth speakers are OK but they have lots of quirks that make them less than ideal.   Instead, consider a music streamer.  What’s a music streamer you ask? Our iEast  music streamers connect to passive speakers,

Stelpro Maestro Cloud and Zigbee Thermostat

We’re now stocking the new Stelpro Maestro Smart electric heat thermostats!  These beautiful touch screen thermostats work with 240V baseboards, fan heaters and convectors to save energy and provide optimal comfort. The SMC402 Maestro Controller Thermostat uses Stelpro’s free cloud service and iOs or Android apps.  See thermostat settings, change set points and set up