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Z-Stick Gen5 (compatible with Raspberry Pi4) (ZW090)




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If you are unsure as to the wireless frequency required for your country, please see 'Which frequency to order'

Which frequency version to order

Z-Wave products use a different wireless frequency globally. See 'Z-Wave frequencies' for detailed information on which frequencies have been legally approved for use in different countries.

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About Z-Stick Gen5 (compatible with Raspberry Pi4) (ZW090) from Aeotec

USB based Z-Wave antenna used to build a gateway with open-source software.

This is the 2020 upgraded model from Aeotec featuring compatibility with Raspberry Pi 4. Older models of ZW090 do not offer Raspberry Pi 4 compatibility. 

Device Type: Z-Wave USB Controller

Z-Wave Plus Certified: Yes

New Z-Stick Gen5

RPi4 compatible: Yes, works without USB adapter.

Firmware Version: V1.01

SmartStart: No

SDK Version: V6.51.10

Power Supply: 

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. 

Max Z-Wave Nodes: 232 devices

Sensitivity of the RF receiver: 

9.6kbps @ -90 dBm

100kbps @ -90 dBm 

Transmitting power: 

Disabled PA @ 2.91 dBm

Operating Temperature: 0 C to 50 C.

Storage Temperature: -20 C to 70 C.

Operating Distance: 

Up to 150m outdoors

Up to 400m outdoors with PA mode

Up to 75m indoors with PA

More information

Aeotec maintains Z-Stick Gen5 user guide and setup information at that link.

Gateway compatibility please check here.

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