Basic Modlet (Zigbee)

Basic modlet has a solid red LED ring

The solid red ring means the modlet is overloaded. Tapping the modlet button will reset the circuit. If the modlet continues to trip, it most likely means both devices plugged into the modlet cannot run safely ...

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What is the basic modlet?

It is a dual-socket retrofit device that plugs directly into your existing wall outlet (110V/15A), and monitors and controls the power consumption of your plugged-in devices. It wirelessly communicates with a T...

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Where should I set up my first zigbee modlet? How far can my zigbee modlet be from my gateway?

The first Zigbee modlet should be joined within 30 feet of the gateway to minimize connectivity challenges. One wall should not cause a problem, two walls can be a challenge. Additional modlets can be added to ...

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How many modlets are supported on a single network?

Up to 23 modlets can be connected to a single zigbee gateway. Modlets utilize the ZigBee wireless protocol (similar to bluetooth) to communicate with the gateway as well as with other modlets in your network. T...

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My modlet plug does not fit my outlet. Can I use an adaptor with my modlet?

It is very important that you verify that the modlet is appropriate to use with your outlet and your device. Ideally the modlet should be plugged directly into the wall. If you have a dual-socket modlet, the mo...

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What is the fourth prong for on the modlet?

It is for stability, no current passes through this prong. If you are using the modlet with a powerstrip, this pin does not have to be plugged in. Link http://support.thinkecoinc.com/customer/portal/articles/1...

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Why does the modlet use Zigbee? Why not WiFi?

The basic modlet utilizes the Zigbee wireless protocol and has advantages over WiFi, one being that very secure networks can be built without requiring you to type in information such as "SSID" and "Network nam...

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Can I plug a power strip into a modlet?

Yes, the modlet will treat the power strip just like a single device. The total energy usage for all the devices plugged into your power strip will display as 1 device on the Energy Usage tab. If the modlet cha...

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Can I control each outlet of the modlet separately?

Yes. Each outlet of the modlet can be controlled independently by creating a different schedule for each outlet. Link http://support.thinkecoinc.com/customer/portal/articles/1984787-can-i-control-each-outlet-o...

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Join a Zigbee modlet to my network

Follow these steps to join a Zigbee modlet to your existing modlet network: 1) Log into your account at MyModlet.com. 2) Select on the Modlet Network tab. 3) Click “Add Modlet”. 4) Select the gateway you wish ...

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