Best Z Wave Door Sensors
On this page we are going to cover the best z wave door sensors that we have found on the market.
The door sensors are simply something that you can use to setup your smart home. For example, you can have the smart lights come on as you walk through the door, have your garage open when you open the garage door, or anything else you can imagine.
Z wave door sensors are not the most exciting thing (i’ll admit), but the things you can do with them are pretty incredible. Some ideas include: Turning off the AC when a window or door is open, making coffee in the morning when a certain door is opened, and about any trigger scenerio that you can think of.
Below we have outlined some of the best z wave door sensors that we have found on the market. Keep in mind they are all very similar (good price point and high quality), and it is up to you to pick the best one for your situation.
Fibaro Modern Door/Window Sensor
The Fibaro Modern Door/Window Sensor can detect the opening and closing of any door or window, it can also be paired with the DS18B20 Sensor to detect temperature. The sensor comes in seven colors including Ivory, Redwood, and White besides the default color of while. The Fibaro is also the smallest out of all of the sensors on the market.
As well the sensor is not too expensive. It is perfect for the individual that is trying to set their home up using a Z Wave Hub and Setup.
The Fibaro sensor is compatible with is Z Wave certified and works with many Z Wave certified devices. Definitely a good pick for someone looking for a high quality and reasonably priced Window and Door Sensor.
Aeotec Recessed Door Sensor Gen5
The Aeotec Recessed Door Sensor automatically detects when windows and doors are closed. It works on the Z Wave network and is a good addition to any smart home network. The battery lasts one year.
For the price point and what you get it is a great value. It can be for someone who is looking to add a z wave door sensor to their home. The company claims this device works with “Fibaro, HomeSeer, Indigo 7, SmartThings, and Vera” as well as many other certified z wave hubs.
You can’t go wrong with this pick and it comes with the quality and price to be useful for almost any setup.
Z-Wave Door and Window Sensor with Nexia
The Z-Wave Door/Window Sensor with Nexia is on the slightly higher price range of all of our products that are on this list.
Something unique about this unit is that it is compatible with any z wave unit, unlike some of the other z wave products that we see that are only compatible with some controllers. Additionally, it comes in brown and white to fit into multiple color situations.
Ecolink Intelligent Technology Z-Wave Easy Install, Battery Operated, Door/Window Sensor,
The Ecolink Intelligent Z-Wave sensor has the unique claim of the battery life lasting five years, more than any other sensor on this list (by several years).
This sensor works with most Z Wave home hubs (you should check ahead of time, just to make sure) and is an excellent addition to any home. If you’re looking for a sensor with a long battery life that you don’t have to touch for half a decade, this is the sensor for you.
Monoprice 10795 Z-Wave Door and Window Sensor
The Monoprice Z Wave Door Sensor and Window sensor is a very basic door sensor that you can connect to your z wave network. The benefit is that the pricing is generally on the low end of the spectrum vs some of the other products on our list.
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Sensative Strips Z-Wave Plus Ultra Thin Door/Window Contact Sensor
The Sensative Strips Z Wave Contact Sensor is extremely thin, and can be hidden a lot better than the other products on this list. The downside to this is the price is on the higher side of our spectrum — the upside is the quality is high and it is the smallest and easiest to hide sensor on this list.
The product is designed for both indoor and outdoor environments… so you can stick it outside on your garage door or inside in your bathroom.
I hope you enjoyed our post on the best z wave door sensors. As stated, most of these are very similar, and the minor differences how you should decide which one to get (for example, price vs quality vs size).
There are a lot of things that you can do with the items on this list such like control your AC with opening a door to save power,
Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments below!
Also, feel free to check out our other posts on Z-Wave products: