Meross Smart Wi-Fi Surge Protector & WiFi Plug: easy way into Smart Home

The Breakdown

If you’re in the market for such type of smart plugs – and you currently operate an HomeKit/ SmartThings smart home then you should really consider buying them.

Durability

Value For Money

Ease of Use


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Connectivity

You’re into the market trying to find some affordable ways to make your home smarter? Then you must be happy to know that there’s a ton of compatible devices out there. Devices such as video doorbells, air purifiers, and lights are all available to purchase and install to make a person’s life easier. MEROSS is no stranger to the Smart Home (but also Homekit compatible) market. It has a wide range of affordable products ready to make your home better and safer. Today we have not 1, but 2 Homekit compatible products – MEROSS Smart Wi-Fi Surge Protector & WiFi Plug – that can secure your electricity plugs and make your home safer – without breaking the bank.

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Both are easy to use, affordable and can connect to a plethora of Smart Home Systems like HomeKit and ’s SmartThings easily with out the need for a hub. Let’s see how they work.
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Meross Smart Wi-Fi Surge Protector – does what it says

When you’re in need of more than one smart outlet in a certain place in your house, many designs take up the space of two AC outlets. Yes, you can purchase a two-outlet version of smart plugs, but it’s still limiting. Meross tries to overcome multiple limitations with its Smart Wi-Fi Surge Protector, and it succeeds.
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Main characteristics:

It’s easy to use such type of smart plugs if you name them, because afterwards you easily know what device is plugged into which outlet! The USB bank is much simpler. Each port can draw 5 volts at up to 2.4A (12W) up to a combined maximum across the four of 5 volts at 4A (20W). This is sufficient to run smaller USB devices and charge smartphones and tablets at a moderate pace. meross

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Meross WiFi Plug: Small and simple

The Smart Wi-Fi Plug is reasonably small, measuring 2.6 inches by 2.6 inches by 2.3 inches, including the prongs that go into the outlet. The version being tested is for EU outlets, but there are variants for US, UK, Australian, and French outlets.

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Main characteristics

When the connection is done, you can add the hub in Homekit using the typical addition procedure:

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  • Add Accessory
  • Scan Setup Code of WiFi plug
  • Add it in your Home

All connected outlet ports will be now visible in Homekit.

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I really enjoyed the Schedules & Timer Setting, because it allows me to manage the lights in my living room as I prefer. For example I set a schedule for my main living room floor lamp to turn on at sunset. Then turn off automatically when I go to my bedroom to sleep. All these save energy and money in the longterm. Note also that all data is securely transmitted and stored using Amazon AWS servers.

Our opinion

For a price of $39.99 (for the Wi-Fi Surge Protector) and $26.99 (for the Meross Smart Wi-Fi Plug) you get more than what you paid for. Both plugs can easily connect to Homekit or SmartThings, providing control over all outlets. It’s quite easy to connect them to the Meross app and update them when needed. (Both updates completed in under 5 minutes). As for the Homekit integration – it is flawless.

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If you’re in the market for such type of smart plugs – and you currently operate an HomeKit/ SmartThings smart home then you can’t go wrong with their price. Highly recommended.

Via: gizchina.com

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