Aqara Black Friday Smart HomeKit gear deals protect your family, feed the dog and close the curtains – 9to5Mac | Episode Movies

Aqara Black Friday deals are now live to make your home smarter than ever or add a discount to your existing setup. Ranging from Zigbee and the 2022 Thread-enabled gear, the brand delivers high-quality and HomeKit-enabled sensors, cameras, smart motorized curtains, smart plugs and switches, their feeders and hubs to connect the systems together when needed. And with Black Friday looming, we’re now seeing solid price drops across a wide range of the brand’s smart home devices. Go below for a closer look.

Aqara Black Friday Deals – Hub M2

While there are now many notable Aqara Black Friday deals, let’s start with the Aqara Smart Hub M2. Using your 2.4GHz Wi-Fi network connection, a single Smart Hub M2 can connect up to 128 Aqara devices (Zigbee repeater required) with Zigbee 3.0 support. It connects a huge collection of smart home devices with both smartphone control and Apple’s HomeKit/Siri, Google Assistant and Alexa voice command actions alongside IFTTT and even 360-degree infrared control – “control your existing IR devices like fans.” , air conditioners, TVs from any part of your room via voice and via home automation.” It will also become Matter compatible in the coming months, allowing associated Aqara devices such as the sensors and the Curtain Driver E1 to support the new Matter standard.

SmartHub M2 $48 (Reg. $60)

Intelligent automatic curtain drive

From there we will take a closer look at some of the sub-devices, sensors and cameras, starting with the Smart Curtain Driver E1. The Aqara Zigbee 3.0 Hub-Required Motor is designed to turn those manual curtains into smart, voice-controlled window coverings, so you never have to reach out and do it yourself. Supported by HomeKit, Alexa, Google Assistant and IFTTT, the system easily mounts to your existing curtain track or rod without additional tools and carries a built-in 6000mAh battery that can last up to a year before needing a recharge .

You can even set up the system to automatically close the blinds when it gets too light outside – “set a timer to customize a sleep-wake routine that fits perfectly with your personal schedule”, open/close Use it with your phone when you’re not at home, or let the built-in light sensor activate the Curtain Driver E1 based on the actual brightness outside.

Smart Curtain Driver E1 (rod version) $80 (Reg. $100)

Smart Curtain Driver E1 (track version) $72 (Reg. $90)

Camera Hub G3 Black Friday

Camera Hub G3 Black Friday Offer

When it comes to keeping a closer eye on things around the home, the Aqara 2K Security Indoor Camera Hub G3 is worth a closer look (especially with the Black Friday deal now live). This doubles as a Zigbee 3.0 hub with the ability to connect a range of other children’s devices for “seamless integration between Aqara’s sensors and home automation devices.” It features up to 2K 1296p or 1080p resolution in HomeKit Secure Video mode via its 100-degree wide-angle lens coupled with pan and tilt motors to reduce broadcast blind spots. The AI ​​face, pet, and gesture recognition system is a nice touch, and allows for preset actions with five different gestures, as well as the ability to “recognize your face and welcome you when you come home” or even strangers and “send notifications.” to warn you.”

As usual with Aqara gear, it supports HomeKit, Alexa, Google Assistant and IFTTT and is “certified by Apple, Google and Amazon to meet all the security standards of the system of your choice. You don’t have to worry about privacy issues.”

Aqara 2K Security Indoor Camera Hub G3 $80 (Reg. $110)

Aqara Black Friday Deals

sensors and motion detectors

Now let’s take a look at some additional sensor gadgets that you can use to expand the breadth of your Aqara smart home system. First of all, we have the Aqara door and window sensor to keep an eye on the entrances of your home. When connected to your Aqara hub, it sends an alarm notification to your smartphone and activates the local alarm on your hub when it detects unauthorized entry. It also supports Apple HomeKit and Alexa for a hands-free experience, and works with “most types of doors, windows, and other devices with a similar mechanism,” including drawers, closets, and more, making a great addition for just about any Aqara user or smart -Home setup.

Aqara door and window sensor $14 (Reg. $18)

Aqara motion sensor P1

To further strengthen your home security system, let’s dive into the Aqara Motion Sensor P1. This generalized motion detection system can be used in a variety of ways and locations — it can stand upright, hang upside down under the stairs, mount on a wall, and more — to provide real-time alerts and customizable tracking of movement in a specific space in front of you goes. Complementing the 5-year battery life is the ability to adjust the wide-angle field of view and distance via three sensitivity modes (high, medium, and low). It can be used to detect intruders and almost any other type of movement, as well as your lighting – the ‘P1’ has a built-in light sensor that can measure light intensity and control lighting more precisely. In addition, it is also an effective way to save energy and extend the life of luminaires.”

Aqara motion sensor P1 $20 (Reg. $25)

Aqara automatic feeder C1

Smart pet feeding too

Home safety is paramount, but making sure your furry friends are fed on time is a must, whether you’re at home or thousands of miles away. This is where the Aqara Smart Pet Feeder C1 comes in. Ideal for cats and small to medium sized dogs, it has a 4 liter tank capacity to dispense around 16 cups of food (before needing to be refilled) using your smartphone or Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant voice commands. It even supports IFTTT automations that allow your Aqara Camera Hub G3 to, for example, contact the feeder, capture the action, record a video and mark it on the video timeline so you can make sure your pet is eating their food.

Aqara automatic feeder C1 $80 (Reg. $100)

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