Insteon Mini Remote Control Keypad, 8-Scene

Use This Wireless Remote Anywhere; Wall, Tabletop, Car or In Your Hand!
  • Provides wireless remote control for Insteon controlled lighting and appliances
  • Elegant design and super-easy setup
  • Raise and lower lighting levels or recall a favorite lighting level - wirelessly!
  • Control multiple lights in one room or across the entire house
  • Use as a portable handheld remote or mount it on the wall for use as a keypad
  • Battery operated - requires no external power or communication wiring and it's rechargeable
  • 50 ft range to nearest dual-band device or Access Point (depending on your home’s construction)
  • Insteon technology offers reliable communication

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  • Reviews
  • Manuals
  • What's Included
  • Control eight or more devices from anywhere in your home

    Lightweight hand-held remote, make it a tabletop control for your nightstand, counter or coffee table. Control Insteon bulbs, dimmers, switches, and plug-in or receptacle dimmers.

    Switch Control
    Smartphone Battery

    Long Battery Life

    Powered by a rechargeable lithium battery. Based on average usage, expected battery life between a charge is 9-12 months.

    Smartphone Car

    No More Darkeness

    Turn on your house lights from the car when your hands are full by attaching it to a visor clip (sold separately).

    Smartphone Mount

    Mountable

    Mount it to the wall to create a traditional switch in the perfect location - without having to run wires. ( Wall mount bracket and wallplate sold separately)

    Smartphone Remotes

    Mini Remote Family

    Insteon Mini Remotes are available in 4-scene, 8-scene, and Mini Switch versions for more control.

    App Enabled Mini Remote

    With the Insteon Hub*, your Mini Remote takes on new life. It's never been easier to configure your Mini Remote for a myriad of scenes. And best of all, you're presented with a virtual Mini Remote for remote control - letting you control the Mini Remote exactly as if you were holding it in your hand.

    Phone

    *Requires Insteon Hub and iOS device running Insteon for Hub App – Not currently supported on Android

    How Insteon Mini Remotes Work

    Explanation

    Portable 8-Scene Buttons Keypad

    The eight scene buttons also give you convenient control of other Insteon devices, either individual devices like an LED Bulb or Wall Switch, or full groups of devices like every lighting fixture in your living room.

    4 Button Explanation

    Portable 4-Scene Button Keypad

    The four buttons give you convenient control of other Insteon devices, either individual devices like an LED Bulb or Wall Switch, or full groups of devices like every lighting fixture in your living room.

    One Scene Button Explanation

    Portable Wall Switch

    Use the top or bottom of the paddle just like you would a traditional wall switch. Tapping controls your lights just as you would expect. If you’re controlling dimmable lights, pressing and holding even brightens and dims.

    Bottom Line

    The 8-Scene Mini Remote is wireless, along with many features, makes it incredibly versatile. Use it as a lightweight handheld remote or for your counters and coffee tables (tabletop stand, sold separately).

    Feature Multi-in-One

    Multi-in-One

    Control lights in one room or across the entire house

    Feature Cabinet

    Easy Access

    Place your mini-remotes by nightstands and control from the comfort of your bed

    Feature Power

    Rechargable

    Use any standard USB Type A to Micro-B cable

    Feature Remote

    Remote Control

    50 ft. range to nearest dual-band device or Access Point

    Feature Scenes

    Scene Lighting

    Raise/lower lighting levels or recall a favorite lighting level

    Feature LED

    Status LED

    LED indicator for charging and clicks

    Dimensions

    Dimensions
  • General
    Manufacturer Insteon
    Manufacturer Product No. 2342-222
    UPC 813922012279
    Color White
    RF Range 50 ft. (line of sight)
    Frequency 915 MHz
    Patent No. U.S. Patent No. 7,345,998, International patents pending
    Operation
    LED Type Two-color: Green and Red
    LED During Use Green Flash Once: On | Bright | Fast On
    Red Flash once: Off | Dim | Fast Off
    Red Blink for ~3 Seconds: Scene Acknowledge Missing
    Setup Memory Non-volatile EEPROM
    Insteon Features
    Scenes 8 (default), configurable to 8
    Scene Configurations 8 On/Off (default), 8 Toggle or 8 Always On
    Insteon Links 400
    Scene Commands Supported On | Off
    Begin Brightening | Begin Dimming
    End Brightening | End Dimming
    Fast On | Fast Off
    Software Configurable Yes
    Mechanical
    Operating Conditions Indoors, 32°F to 104°F, up to 85% relative humidity
    Dimensions (H x W x D) 2.6" x 1.3" x .39"
    Weight 0.05 lbs.
    Electrical
    Battery Type 3.7 VDC Lithium Polymer, Rechargeable, non-replaceable
    Battery Charge Hold Duration 5~6 months based on average 5 button presses/day(will decrease over time)
    Battery Recharging Cycles >500
    Recharging Jack Standard, Micro-USB, 5VDC
    Recharging Time 1 Hour
    Certification FCC and IC Certified
  • Reviews 1 - 10 of 135

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    Mini Remotes add to home automation Review by KELLY
    Mini Remotes add to home automation
    Rating

    I have many mini remotes in use. They work great with scenes to do many functions with a touch of a button. I would recommend to use a hub over linking directly because you can always look at the scene on the app to see all that a button controls and also add other modules into the scene easily. I also tape a tiny menu to the back of the remote to help remember all that it controls . These tiny menus can be saved on your computer and altered at will when you change a button's function. I use the 8 button, 4 button and 1 button remotes all around the house. I even use the one button remote to create a light switch in a more convenient location. Some remotes are mounted on the wall incorporated into an array of light switches with accessories available at Smarthome and others are set on the desk or counter top. They recharge very quickly and last for many months with out a need to recharge, depending on how often it's used. I'd say a charge lasts 2 to 6 months and fully charges in less than 1 hour. I even have one 8 scene remote to control all the Christmas lights with one button for each christmas tree and garland display in the house , including the outside Christmas displays all with one remote. In 5 years of using various remotes, I have only had one failure and it failed straight out of the box upon charging for the first time. Smarthome promptly replace it at no charge. I love these remotes and Smarthome!

    Posted on 12/21/2019

    Nice way to add switches Review by Andrew
    Nice way to add switches
    Rating

    Easy to install. Hard to remember what all the buttons go to.

    Posted on 4/1/2018

    Disappoitment Review by Autonow
    Disappoitment
    Rating

    I got one of these I only lasted a few months long enough to be out of warranty.
    Initially it worked fine had to press the button a few time to get it to accept the input.
    The main problem was after I let it sit a few months in off with no use it would not take a charge and would not work. Since you can not change the battery it became a waste of money. I would find a way to use the powered keyads or just use mobilinc.

    Posted on 4/18/2017

    Great idea. Implementation needs refinement. Review by James
    Great idea. Implementation needs refinement.
    Rating

    Size is fantastic. Buttons are butterfly-angled which feels good in the hand - but means you can't really put labels on them and no custom etching is available. Not that you'd spend that much extra money on these - the batteries aren't replaceable and won't last as long as you'd hope. But at least they're rechargeable by USB while they last.

    The visor clips and table stands are oddly absent and sold separately for a shocking amount of money for what's a few pennies worth of injection molded plastic.

    Posted on 12/22/2016

    Life too short Review by Machin
    Life too short
    Rating

    Some worked 6 months some other 1 year and the battery can't be change!! What's the deal??? Waiting badly for a replacement of this model!

    Posted on 12/20/2016

    A $45 disposable Review by Curmudgeon1
    A $45 disposable
    Rating

    When the battery stops taking a charge, it's done. Throw it away. Too pricey not to be repairable.

    Posted on 9/16/2016

    Bad quality battery Review by Ellison
    Bad quality battery
    Rating

    Had it charged 3 times, then it stopped working. Green light turns on when connected to power, but it doesn't seem to keep charges anymore. Synced devices won't respond to its commands anymore. I have other models of Insteon mini remotes that are still working though.

    Posted on 9/5/2016

    They sure are pushing these remotes, why are they better supported ? Review by CptKwirk
    They sure are pushing these remotes, why are they better supported ?
    Rating

    They really seam to be pushing these remotes in sales all the time, but why aren't they supported in the Android App? I have quite a controllers that are hidden behind wall switches and in fixtures, so the "tap to program" method really isn't practical. Why can't these be programmed and added to scenes like all other devices? I understand its a battery device, but couldn't they set into a programming mode and then look like the wire in switches?

    Posted on 8/31/2016

    No instructions, illogical app, totally useless Review by PHB
    No instructions, illogical app, totally useless
    Rating

    I know what I want this to do. What I can't work out is how to make it do what I want. I literally have a degree in nuclear physics and I have been using computers over 40 years. The windows 10 app doesn't seem to be able to program these at all.

    Logically, you would select the device and assign functions to the buttons. Nope, doesn't work that way, select the remote and it asks if you want to turn it off.

    There are no instructions anywhere on how to program these devices and without that they are useless.

    The hub itself isn't capable of being programmed for interesting functions like 'open the garage doors and turn on the light if it is dark.'

    Posted on 5/15/2016

    Battery Life? Review by rsable
    Battery Life?
    Rating

    Can someone please comment on the battery life. I can't imagine mounting this on the wall without a charger like they show in some pictures. Don't own one yet so don't think it is fair to give it bad rating.



    Smarthome response: Battery Charge Hold Duration: 5~6 months based on average 5 button presses/day(will decrease over time).

    Posted on 12/25/2015

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