The Fibaro Home Center 2 is a complete home automation gateway. It communicates with sensors and devices located throughout your home using wired or Z-Wave wireless communications. It also supports external communication using an existing broadband connection (DSL or Cable).
It offers an array of advanced features, but like all Fibaro products, it is easy to install and use.
The Home Center 2 allows you to easily manage your home automation network, whether you are at home, in the office or using a mobile phone.
The visual scene builder on the web interface is very intuitive, allowing even inexperienced users to build quick simple scenes. For more advanced scenes, installers can use LUA scripting to completely automate the system.
Elegant and Modern
The Home Centre 2 is expertly designed – in and out.
Its modern, elegant looks, thanks to its sleek aluminium case, mean that it won’t be out of place, no matter where you install it. Available in two colour variants it will match your style perfectly.
Intel Atom 1.6 GHz processor
The Home Center 2 is the fastest home gateway in the world. The Intel Atom processor is fast and low-power, which means the Home Center 2 delivers high-speed performance while being extremely power efficient.
1GB RAM, 2GB SLC Hard Drive
The combination of large memory and super fast processor mean that the Home Center 2 has blistering communication speeds with all devices on the network.
4GB MLC Recovery Disc
Significantly improved user safety thanks to a new approach to data protection. Each Home Center 2 has its’ own Recovery disc, holding system backup, unique to each gateway. This completely protects each system from unauthorized access. This solution also means that if there is a system failure, it can be quickly ‘recovered’ to its last known ‘good’ state.
Quick and easy installation
In order to install HC2, all you need to do is connect the power cord and Ethernet cable as shown here, It is really that simple. Once setup is complete, you can access your new Home Center 2 through your home Wi-Fi network. If there is an issue, troubleshoot by holding the reset button for a few seconds and access the HC2 control panel with the IP address 192.168.81.1
Linked devices offer new possibilities
The Linked Devices function lets you combine multiple devices into one virtual device with combined functionality – for example, 3 heater thermostats plus temperature and humidity sensors. The primary advantage of this feature is the convenience of being able to control multiple devices at the same time, at the press of one button. The second advantage is a reduction of the number of devices icons in the user interfaces.
Great comfort thanks to Devices Panels
The Home Center 2 interface gives You easy control over groups of devices responsible for the same functionality – heating, air conditioning, garden watering. Thanks to Devices Panels, you can easily schedule operations for groups of devices, based on the day of the week or the time of day.
Geolocalisation gives you the chance to track your family’s movements by GPS for safety. All you need to do is sync the phone and the device which takes just a couple of minutes.
Advanced scenes and Voice control
The Home Center’s advanced features give you control of your entire home network and enable you to create ‘scenarios’ when particular things happen. For instance, when it rains, you can set the system to close all your windows and switch off any garden sprinklers.
Control of your home can be achieved through a wide range of native apps, voice control by Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant, or truly smart automation. The controller manages all Fibaro Z-wave devices as well as most 3rd party Z-wave devices with a wide library of built-in drivers for multimedia, which include smart TV’s, IP cameras, thermostats, security alarm systems, and media players.
Watch the Fibaro Home Automation System Introduction Video