Best Wink Hub 2 Motion Detectors

I ran very extensive tests on all of these Z-Wave motion detectors. Here were my results on the Wink Hub 2. Please note that your results may vary. In all cases, I tried very hard to make all motion sensors work in the hub.

PLEASE NOTE: The results were VERY different in SmartThings. Please check out the SmartThings results page.

The following link is based on my test performed in April 2018.

Rank Manufacturer Model ~Price Detect Range Detect Distance Power Source Sensors Purchase Link Other Comments
 #1 Dome  DMMS1 $35 110o  45′ CR123 Motion
Light1
Very fast, very reliable
 #2 Ecolink  PIRZWAVE2.5-ECO  $37 90o  45′ CR123 Motion Very fast, very reliable
 #3 CoolCam  NAS-MS03  $33 90o 21′  CR123 Motion
Light1
 See note 1
 #4  Aeotec Multisensor 6 in 1 $59 120o 15′  CR123@2
USB
 Motion
Temp
Humidity
Light
UV
Vibration
 Optional recessor kit available – great value for money if you need the other sensors!
 #5 GE Embrighten  Z-Wave Plus Smart Motion Sensor $38 180o 45′ CR123@2
USB
 Motion  Slower average response times than hoped for
 #6 Fibaro FMGS-001 $60 90o  21′ CR123 Motion
Temp
Light
Vibration
  Slower average response times than hoped for
 #7 Zooz2, 3 ZSE40 v2 $38 120o  30′ CR123 Motion
Temp
Light
Vibration
Did not work in Wink Hub 2
Top performer in SmartThings v2
  #8  HomeSeer2 HS-MS100 $29  CR123@2
USB
 Motion
Light
Did not work in Wink Hub 2

1 – The light sensor does not show up in Wink Hub 2 when I tested this unit.

2 – Did not work in the Wink Hub 2.

3 – Top performer in SmartThings hub v2.

 

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