Like Wi-Fi, Z-Wave is a wireless communication technology. It allows approved Z-Wave devices to talk to each other no matter who has made them. All of that communication happens reliably, without interference, without consuming a lot of power, and it all happens securely.
Z-Stick Gen5 has long been the Z-Wave community’s USB tool for building a gateway hub. It’s a best-seller because of its compatibility, its quality, and its functionalities. This new, 2020, plus-model brings a whole new array of compatibility and functionality to a USB stick already powering over 100,000 smart homes.
Name: Z-Stick Gen5+
Model Number: ZW090
ZW090-A: US Frequency
ZW090-B: AU Frequency
ZW090-C: EU frequency
Product Weight: 19 g
Total Package Weight: 39 g
Product Dimensions: 88 x 28.5 x 10 mm
Package Dimensions: 50 x 122 x 15 mm
Device Type: Z-Wave USB Controller
Z-Wave Plus Certified: Yes
Z-Stick Gen5+ SDK and firmware:
RPi4 compatible: Yes, works without USB adapter.
Firmware Version: V1.02
SDK Version: V6.81.06
Backup Compatible: Yes
USB DC 4.75V to 5.25V
Built-in rechargeable lithium battery 3.7V, 100mAh.
Max Standby Current: 30uA.
Max Operating Current: 98mA in PA mode or 40mA in normal mode.
Sensitivity of the RF receiver:
9.6kbps @ -90 dBm
100kbps @ -90 dBm
Disabled PA @ 2.91 dBm
Operating Temperature: 0 C to 40 C.
Storage Temperature: -20 C to 70 C.
Weatherproof Rating: IP20 indoor only
Up to 150m outdoors
Up to 400m outdoors with PA
Up to 75m indoors with PA