Comparison

Z-Stick 7 vs. Z-Stick Gen5+

With 6 separate sensors built into this 7th generation sensor from Aeotec, there are far too many MultiSensor 7 features and technical aspects to describe in a single page. Instead, below is a highlight of key upgrades and feature enhancements which help to make MultiSensor 7 the premier automation sensor.

 Z-Stick 7Z-Pi 7Z-Stick Gen5+
Z-Wave PlusYesYesYes
Z-Wave 700 seriesYesYesNo
Gen7YesYesNo, Gen5
SmartStart setupYesYesYes
S2 securityYesYesYes
Z-Wave SDK7.11.0 or later7.11.0 or later6.81.06
Z-Wave SDKNoNoYes
Internal batteryNoNoYes
Backup compatible Yes Yes Only with custom software
CPU speed 39 MHz 39 MHz 32 MHz
SRAM Memory 32 kB 32 kB 16 kB
Flash Memory 256 kB 256 kB 128 kB
Wireless range (indoors)
908.4MHz model
More than 70 metres
More than 230ft
More than 70 metres
More than 230ft
Up to 75 metres with amplification
Up to ~246ft with amplification
Wireless range (indoors)
868.4MHz model
Up to 60 metres
Up to 197ft
Up to 60 metres
Up to 197ft
Up to 75 metres with amplification
Up to ~246ft with amplification
Wireless range (outdoors)1Up to 150 metres
Up to ~492ft
Up to 200 metres
Up to ~656ft
Up to 150 metres
Up to ~492ft
Connection typeUSBGPIOUSB
Controller type Bridge controller Bridge controller Static controller
Transmit sensitivity 9.3 dBm 9.3 dBm 2.91 dBm
Receive sensitivity -97.5 dBm -97.5 dBm -90 dBm
Weight3.6g / 0.13oz6.5g / 0.23oz19g / 0.67oz
Dimensions37 x 17 x 8.5mm
1.46 x .67 x .33"
42 x 35 x 12mm
1.65 x 1.38 x .47"
88 x 28.5 x 10mm
3.46 x 1.1 x 0.39"

For further information on Z-Stick 7, please refer to the following documents or contact Aeotec.

For further information on Z-Pi 7, please refer to the following documents or contact Aeotec.

Where to buy Z-Stick 7

In conjunction with Popp.to, Aeotec has made early-access versions of the successor to Z-Stick Gen5+, Z-Stick 7, available for the purposes of testing and development. As 700 series Z-Wave is not yet compatible with all automation software, including open-source software, please use this compatible gateway software list to ensure that Z-Stick 7 is compatible with your chosen software prior to deciding between Z-Stick Gen5+ or Z-Stick 7.

For more information on Z-Stick 7:

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