ISY994i Home Automation Controller with Dual-Band PLM
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ISY994i Home Automation Controller with Dual-Band PLM

Easy-to-Use Central Controller Configures and Programs INSTEON® Devices
  • Kit Comes Complete with ISY-994i Controller and INSTEON Dual-Band PLM (PowerLinc Modem)
  • Extends the capabilities of ISY99i Series
  • Remotely Accessible from any Standard Web Browser
  • Does Not Require a PC to Operate
  • Supports 256 Devices/ Scenes and controls up to 300 Programs
  • Apple and Android apps available

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  • What's Included
  • The ISY994i is one of the most advanced INSTEON controllers on the market and has numerous features to satisfy the most advanced DIY'er or seasoned home control enthusiast. If you need unbridled control, the ISY994i is your controller.

    The ISY994i supports up to 256 devices and scenes, and a maximum of 300 programs. The ISY994i controller is able to configure and program INSTEON devices using INSTEON native protocols and specifications. This allows it to directly write to INSTEON devices internally instead of just in the controller, creating a more robust network. You can set up timer events and custom event triggers, as well as monitor and control all the INSTEON-compatible devices in your home from any web-browser anywhere in the world. Now you can check if the lights in your house were left on and remotely control them from your computer at the office.

    INSTEON Control
    This kit includes an INSTEON Dual-Band PLM Serial Interface, allowing for direct communication with your existing INSTEON network from the ISY-99i controller. The PLM features built-in dual-band technology that sends and receives INSTEON signals via powerline and radio frequency (RF), so it doubles as an Access Point. This makes it ideal for new INSTEON installs if you have or plan to use an RF-only INSTEON-compatible devices like a remote, thermostat, motion sensor or contact sensor.

    Additional Features:
    • Control other network-enabled devices using an optional Network Module (RS-232 devices can be controlled using an ELK IP232 or Global Cache GC-100 and more)
    • Can be field upgraded to IR platform

    • Extends the capabilities of the ISY99i Series
    • An expansion slot which could be utilized to install and support other protocols such as a Zigbee
    • Increased code memory to support additional communications drivers
    • Native support for Open ADR out of the box

    • Please Note:
    • The ISY994i does not require a power supply when used with a PLM which supplies power via the RJ-45 port (for example, PLM model #2412S). ISY994i does provide a port for an optional AC adapter for instances where the PLM does not supply power, or the user prefers to supply power independent of the PLM (for example, PLM model #2413S).

    Using any Java-enabled web browser, the ISY-994i gives you the ability to control, monitor, and configure all INSTEON-compatible devices from any web-browser anywhere in the world. Best of all, no software is needed to gain access to your INSTEON network. Simply bring up a browser and type in the URL of your Home Automation Controller.

    Native iPhone/iPad Apps for Use with ISY-99i Now Available
    • MobiLinc and MobiLinc Lite - MobiLinc and MobiLinc Lite - Using Wi-Fi or Cellular communication, MobiLinc supports control and real-time monitoring of up to 256 INSTEON or X10 devices, 256 scenes, and 300 programs on your iPhone or iPod touch anywhere in the world. With MobiLinc Pro and your iPhone or iPod touch, control all of your lights, thermostats, devices, programs and irrigation system while on vacation or away from home. With MobiLinc and the many INSTEON devices available, home automation from the palm of your hand has never been easier.
      MobiLinc Pro works with any ISY-99i central controller (requiring the PowerLinc Modem), the SmartLinc - INSTEON Central Controller, or the INSTEON PowerLinc Controller (PLC).
      • Automatic Find and Sync with ISY on Local Wi-Fi
      • Real Time INSTEON Device Status
      • Command Your Devices Anywhere with Wi-Fi, 3G, or EDGE
      • Supports up to 256 INSTEON Devices, 256 Scenes, and 300 Programs
      • Supports the Brultech Energy Monitor to display real-time energy consumption
      • Supports Smart eMeters
      • Supports Weather
      • Supports X10 Devices
      • Keep Your Favorite Devices, Scenes, and Programs on a dedicated page
      • Supports a virtual unlimited number of ISY-99x controllers
      • Customize your devices, scenes, and programs with icons, custom command names, and custom status names
      • Securely access your ISY anywhere using MobiLinc Connect for your ISY-99x series controller. No complex networking required. It just works. See www.mobilinc.com for more information.




      Available through the App store:
      MobiLinc Lite (free) MobiLinc Lite Insteon and X10 Controller - Mobile Integrated Solutions, LLC
      MobiLinc Pro ($19.99)
      MobiLinc Pro Insteon and X10 Controller - Mobile Integrated Solutions, LLC
      MobiLinc HD ($49.99) MobiLinc Pro Insteon and X10 Controller - Mobile Integrated Solutions, LLC
      Also Available for Andriod:
      MobiLinc Lite (free trial)
      MobiLinc Lite Insteon and X10 Controller - Mobile Integrated Solutions, LLC
      MobiLinc Pro ($19.99)
      MobiLinc Pro Insteon and X10 Controller - Mobile Integrated Solutions, LLC



    • eK ISY - eKeypad ISY is a mobile application that allows your iPhone to control aspects of your ISY-99. This includes all INSTEON devices supported by the ISY. Additionally, eK ISY supports as many INSTEON devices as can be configured on the ISY.
      • Available through iTunes:
        • eK ISY ($44.99): eKeypad ISY


    Additional Features for the ISY994i/IR

    Remotely accessible from anywhere in the world and on any platform
    • Monitor, control, and configure your system remotely
    • Secure Web Server with certificate management (up to 2048 bits)
    • Automatically create port forwarding rules on your UPnP enabled router
    • Browser-based Java Applet or Java Web Start Application
    • Support for Windows, MAC, and Linux
    Field Upgradeable/Auto Upgrade
    • Many new features added regularly via firmware updates
    • Admin Console automatically notifies you of official firmware updates
    • Standard ISY994i is field upgradeable to ISY994i PRO to support additional devices/scenes
    Realtime clock on board
    • Supports Daylight Saving
    • Supports automatic sync with internet time sources (NTP)
    • Automatically calculation of Sunrise/Sunset times based on location
    Device Management
    • For easiy monitoring, control and management Devices can be linked to the ISY using thier INSTEON address or by pressing their SET buttons. Once linked to the ISY, devices can be monitored, controlled and managed through the ISY's built-in web server and Java-based Administrative Console
    • 3rd party products are available to monitor and control your home from your iPhone, PC, Nokia touch panel, and more!
    • If you already have devices installed and programmed, the ISY can crawl your existing INSTEON network to automatically link discovered devices
    • Replace Device: seamlessly replace a defective device with a new one
    • Replace Modem: seamlessly replace a defective modem (PLM) with a new one
    • Restore Devices: simply restore your device to its correct settings if it is factory reset or has somehow lost its programming
    • Create folders/sub-folders to help organize your devices and scenes
    • Support for majority of INSTEON products
    Scene Management
    • Supports up to 256 devices/scenes
    • Use simple drag/drop to easily create scenes containing multiple devices
    • Create controller/responder relationships between all devices within the scene
    • Easily change scene attributes for each and every one of the devices within the scene
    • Once programmed, scenes operate completely independent of the ISY for the quickest response time and most reliable operation
    Programs, Schedules, and Variables
    • Programs are easily created by simple mouse point and click
    • Create complex schedules using precise time, from/to, days, sunrise/sunset times, offsets, etc.
    • Create complex triggers based on the combination of schedules, any event (e.g. key press), and many other triggers
    • Use Variables to control the flow of programs
    • Complete support for Wait and Repeat constructs including Random values
    • Custom and user defined email and SMS Notifications to custom user groups
    X10 Support
    • Built-in X10 support includes the use of programs to control your X10 devices using IR, schedules, or events from other INSTEON/X10 devices
    • Optional X10/A10 Module features enhanced X10 capabilities, including support for X10 devices in the device tree
    Developer Friendly
    • Free REST, Web Services, and Java SDK for easy integration with 3rd party hardware and software - or development of your own
    • Discounts on products and modules for eligible developers

  • For detailed Specifications, please refer to the following product pages for the individual components of this kit:
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    Review of 12237db Review by KORRY
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    quick and easy install. love it so far

    Posted on 8/2/2014

    Review of 12237db Review by Randy S.
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    I purchased one of these units as a replacement for a dedicated PC running Smarthome's HouseLinc software. When migrating the Insteon setup in my home from HouseLinc over to the ISY unit, I discovered what I consider to be a serious shortcoming in the ISY vs. HouseLinc.

    Within the Insteon specification, a device may participate in a scene in one of three ways: As a controller only, as a responder only, and both as a controller and responder. When defining a scene in HouseLinc, two check-boxes are provided for each device within the scene -- one for the device to act as a controller within the scene and one for the device to act as a responder. If the device is to act as BOTH a controller and responder, you check both boxes. This last mode is often used for multi-way control of a load from buttons on multiple KeypadLinc or wall-paddle units.

    However, the ISY unit supports only two of those three modes -- as a responder, and as both a controller and responder. There is no support for having a device participate as a controller only. Every device must participate as at least a responder, with the option of also participating as a controller. This is problematic if, for example, you want to define a scene where a button on multiple KeypadLinc units controls an IOLinc connected to a garage door opener. In that case, you don't want the light on the second keypad's button to be controlled by the first keypad's button or vice-versa -- you want the lights to be controlled by the status of the IOLinc's sensor only.

    I corresponded with ISY tech support on this issue and they said the way to get around it would be to define two separate scenes, one that contains KeypadLinc A button and the garage door IOLinc, and another that contains KeypadLinc B button and the garage door IOLinc. While this might be manageable for two KeypadLincs, it quickly becomes unmanageable if you have, say, five or six KeypadLincs throughout the house that you want to control the garage door from you would need to define and maintain five or six separate scenes, one for each KeypadLinc.

    Kudos to Smarthome's HouseLinc software developers for correctly implementing the Insteon specification within their software. I was surprised and disappointed that the developers at ISY apparently do not understand this aspect of the specification, particularly for a product that costs several hundred dollars vs. the FREE ! HouseLinc software.

    Posted on 7/26/2014

    Review of 12237db Review by BLANCA
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    Excelent product. It works as described, In my case I need to spend some time reading the user manual before installation and programming. Its been approximately a month since installed and so far never failed. I gave 4 stars since would be great to have a wireless connection to the home LAN (only ethernet port is available).

    Posted on 7/9/2014

    Review of 12237db Review by BRYAN
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    Definitely a learning curve to this one. I'd like to see both the programming "language" become more robust and the web based GUI be HTML5 based rather than java. BUT, it will do exactly what it says it will! Definitely a great addition to your home automation.

    Posted on 7/9/2014

    Review of 12237db Review by BLANCA MAYELA
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    Excelent product. It works as described, In my case I need to spend some time reading the user manual before installation and programming. Its been approximately a month since installed and so far never failed. I gave 4 stars since would be great to have a wireless connection to the home LAN (only ethernet port is available).

    Posted on 7/9/2014

    Review of 12237db Review by RICHARD
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    I purchased this controller to interface with my Elk Security System. If you want to program your lighting based on trigger events from the Elk Security System then you MUST purchase an additional "Elk Software Module" from Universal Devices. The price for this Module is $99. The setup is easy and straight forward using the instructions from Smarthome. The unit is work perfectly.

    Posted on 6/28/2014

    Review of 12237db Review by STEVEN
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    straight forward install. no problems.

    Posted on 6/26/2014

    Review of 12237db Review by JOHN
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    Product is excellent - simple to setup and use - highly recommend!

    Posted on 5/7/2014

    Review of 12237db Review by DOMINIC
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    It's the 3rd one. 2 in our offices and 1 at home.

    Posted on 5/5/2014

    Review of 12237db Review by MICHAEL
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    Great customer support from ISY

    Posted on 4/23/2014

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