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GE Outdoor Smart Switch Review

In this episode, we will review the GE Outdoor Smart Switch. I needed a simple way to control my outdoor fountains that plug into a GFCI electrical outlet. I wanted the ability to easily control from inside my house without having to add new switches or wiring. I also needed something that could hold up to the elements. Within 5 minutes, I had the device integrated into my smart home through my Wink hub, schedules set and wife fully up to speed.

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GE 12720 Z-Wave Wireless Lighting Control Outdoor Module

Transform any home into a smart home with the GE Z-Wave Wireless Lighting Control Outdoor Module. The Outdoor Smart Switch enables wireless control of on/off functions for outdoor applications, and is compatible with incandescent, LED, Xenon, Halogen, fluorescent and compact fluorescent bulbs.

History of Affordable Home Automation

In your search for affordable home automation, it’s a good idea to understand the evolution of the technology. Most people believe that home automation is expensive, or that achieving your smart home goals is financially out of reach. Both of these assumptions are false. This video explains the 40 year evolution of the affordable smart home components and demonstrates how easy it is to get started.