Comparison

Z-Stick 7 vs. Z-Stick Gen5+

It's far faster and far more capable than previous editions, but Z-Stick 7's advanced technology comes with some limitations: the amount of free and open-source software that it's compatible with.

 Z-Stick 7Z-Pi 7Z-Stick Gen5+
Software compatibilityLimited
700 series is in its infancy thus support for Z-Stick 7 is limited. Learn more about compatibility.
Limited
700 series is in its infancy thus support for Z-Stick 7 is limited. Learn more about compatibility.
Broad
Z-Stick Gen5+ is compatible with more commercial and open-source software than Z-Stick 7.
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.

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