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INSTEON 2448A7 Portable USB Adapter

RF INSTEON USB Interface
INSTEON

Item #: 2448A7

Expected in stock 11-03-2014

Special Price: $49.99

List Price: $79.99

Your Savings: $30.00

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    If you are interested in developing software for this interface or for more information about becoming an INSTEON developer please click here.

    Please note that developing application and controls for the this and other interfaces is not for the casual home automation enthusiast. Due to the nature of this product, Smarthome's technical support staff cannot offer programming support for developers. We cannot assist in the troubleshooting or development of applications and/or code.

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  • General
    Brand:INSTEON
    Manufacturer Product No.:2448A7
    UPC:813922010756
    Patent No.:U.S. Patent No. 7,345,998, International patents pending
    Warranty:2 years, limited
    INSTEON Portable USB Adapter
    Interface:USB
    Baud Rate:19,200 Kbps
    USB Current Draw:0 mA
    USB ID:VID: 0x0403, PID: 0x6001
    Operation
    Status LED:Green + Red LED
    Local Control:None
    Operation Modes:INSTEON only, INSTEON
    Combo Mode Message Order:INSTEON, INSTEON Cleanup
    Combo Memory:Non-volatile EEPROM
    INSTEON Features
    INSTEON Addresses:1 hard-coded out of 16,777,216 possible
    INSTEON Links:1,023
    INSTEON Messages Repeated:Yes
    INSTEON RF Range:50' Open Air
    Mechanical
    Operating Conditions:Indoors, 32 to 104
  • Reviews 1 - 10 of 13

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    Best PLM ever! Review by theGadgetGuy
    Best PLM ever!
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    I have been thru 3 different PLC/PLMs before the 2448A7 and had significant problems with all of them losing data when various motors in the house turned off (inductive spike put on power lines). The 2448A7, being isolated from the power mains, means that it is immune to noise spikes (and yes I had the other PLMs plugged into a spike protector strip along with an Access Point, but it didn't help).

    My 2448A7 has run for several years now with absolutely no power line noise issues disrupting it's operation. :-)

    Posted on 9/23/2014

    Review of 2448a7 Review by STEPHEN
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    Works flawlessly with HouseLinc 2. Surprisingly good range, Computer is in a different room than closest access point.

    Posted on 7/24/2013

    Review of 2448a7 Review by DAVID
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    Good unit. Easy to setup and use. I would have given it five stars, but they didn't stress that it can't be used to initiate X-10 signals even if you have several access points and dual band devices.

    Posted on 5/12/2013

    Review of 2448a7 Review by Kurt
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    The range is horrible. I have one dual band lamp linc within 10 feet and I consistently have connection problems. There are two more devices another lamplinc and an insteon bulb within another 15 feet and they don't help. I don't know how everyone else gets this working, but I think I'm going to ditch this thing in favor of one of the wall plug versions.

    Too bad too. It seemed like such a better solution than having this big thing plugged in someplace. If they can get the range to work they'll have a winner.

    Posted on 3/29/2013

    Review of 2448a7 Review by Ryan
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    Doesn't work with Houselinc software as described, as it is not detected as a interface. Gold support was no help, they just said it shroud work and to uninstall and re-install. Homeseer detects the device but says firmware is out of date and doesn't work. Very disappointing that does not work with Houselinc since that is the first line of the overview! Now I have to go through the hassle of returning it.
    Very happy with all my other INSTEON devices, but am upset that they are selling this, stating that it will work with Houselinc but it does not.

    Posted on 1/16/2013

    Review of 2448a7 Review by THOMAS
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    Sensitive to interference but otherwise does exactly what I want it to.

    Posted on 12/12/2012

    Review of 2448a7 Review by Kilo
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    Man I hate I got rid of mines. Im buying another one. For the one that mentioned short range, use multiple AP's. Remember, all you need is one to get started in the home and as you had more, you add range. Worked perfect for me. Watch for my order in the next few days insteon. Good product.

    Later

    Posted on 10/11/2012

    Review of 2448a7 Review by Wayne
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    It was the best-priced PC interface for Insteon at the time, and I also like the fact it has no wires to the AC power line, so one less path between my 24x6 PC and lightning stroke power surges. The RF range was less than I expected. It only gave about 90% reliability when its nearest access point was a dual-band in-wall dimmer switch about 25ft away. I added a dual-band plug-in adapter about 5ft away and no problems since.

    Posted on 9/10/2012

    Review of 2448a7 Review by RICHARD
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    The range isn't what I'd like, but it works well once it's close enough.

    Posted on 8/2/2012

    Review of 2448a7 Review by Rich
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    Seems to work pretty well, but I had to get a 10' USB extension cable to get it work reliably. I think being near my Mac Mini, Drobo, TiVo and other A/V components caused interference and degraded the wireless signals. I have not had a problem with the USB Adapter since it's been moved.

    Posted on 7/11/2012

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