Chowmain has integrated the range of TP-Link Wifi based Smart Home products into RTI with two way control and feedback. This provides easy to retrofit solutions for indoor / outdoor smart plug control, power strip control, inwall outlet/switch/dimmer control and also LED bulb/strip control. The hardware is extremely affordable with outlets starting at $24.99, bulbs at $19.99, light switches at $39.99 and power strips at $79.99 MSRP. It definately adds value to any RTI installation.
The following TP-Link Devices are supported. Other models may work but are untested.
In-wall Outlets, Smart Plugs and Power Strips
TP-Link manufacture a range of Wi-Fi smart plugs, in-wall outlets and power strips. It has plug types and regulatory compliance for the majority of the world and is extremely affordable.
Certain models have single outlets (HS100, HS103, HS105, HS110), multiple outlets (KP200/KP400/HS107 has 2 controllable outlets, KP303 has 3 controllable outlets and HS300 has 6 controllable outlets). Special models offer in-wall outlet for a great finish or outdoor IP64 rated outlets which are air-tight and ofer protection from rain, spraying and splashes.
The HS110 socket and HS300 power strip can be utilised for energy monitoring and management using our driver and RTI. It can also be useful for device health monitoring and also for automatic selection of manually controlled AV devices like Playstation 4’s, Xbox One’s and the Nintendo Switch.
- Individual control over all outlets (single, double, three or six depending on model).
- Ability to monitor and manage energy using insight based switches.
- Ability to use energy monitoring in HS110 outlets for selection and room off of Playstation, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and other manually controlled devices
- On/Off feedback from the device.
In-wall dimmers, In-wall switches, light bulbs and LED strips
The TP-Link provides a range of affordable Wifi lighting including in-wall dimmers, switches, LED strips and bulbs. These devices can be dimmed and certain Wifi bulbs / strips can change the color temperature to suit the customer's lifestyle (eg warmer white vs cooler white). The hue color bulbs / strips can be used for various functionality including notifications via colors (eg flash red and blue to alert the customer). Color temp bulbs can also be put into 'circadian rhythm' mode which automatically adjusts the color temp and brightness throughout the day to promote biophillia (TP-Link call this Auto-White)
- Allows control and feedback over
- Color Temp
- Circadian Rhythm support
- Effect control (strips only)
Can you give us some examples of how we could use this driver?
Smart Outlets / Smart Plugs / Power Strips
Smart Plugs / Power Strips can be easily retrofit without cutting wires or replacing switches. No need to bring in your electrician to retrofit.
Smart Plugs and outlets can be used to control a range of devices at power level including fans, lamps, oil heaters and more.
This driver can also detect power usage statistics from the HS110 & HS300 outlets. This can be useful for programming energy management based actions.
On HS110 & HS300 outlets you can turn on your Xbox One, Playstation 4 or Nintendo Switch using their controller and have RTI automatically turn on the system to the right inputs. Turn off the console using the console's controller or power button and have RTI automatically turn the room off.
The KP200 device offers two in-wall outlets which is used to replace existing outlets rather than plugging in a smart plug.
The KP400 device is an IP64 rated outdoor smart plug with two outlets. It is air tight and rain proof.
Outlets are extremely affordable with entry level smart plugs starting at $16.99 MSRP
LED Bulb / LED Strips / In-wall Switches / In-wall Dimmers
Bulbs / Strips can be easily retrofit without cutting wires or replacing switches. No need to bring in your electrician to retrofit.
Bulbs / Strips are extremely affordable with dimmable bulbs starting at $19.99 MSRP
Color Temp Bulbs support Circadian Rhythm. This mode adjusts the color temp and brightness throughout the day to promote biophillia
In-wall switchse and dimmers offer an affordable alternative to other brands. As they are wifi controlled they can be installed anywhere there is wifi coverage.
What hardware will this work on?
Smart Plugs / Power Strips
- HS200 (on/off switch)
- HS220 (dimmer)
- KP200 (power outlet)
Bulbs / LED Strips
NOTE: It may also work with other models however it is untested.
Do you offer showroom discounts?
We offer dealers a free showroom licence for demonstration and educational purposes. See link below for T&C's and signup procedure.
I want to try this driver out before buying it?
All Chowmain drivers for RTI come with a 90 day trial. Just add the driverCentral licencing driver and this driver and you're good to go. No registration required.
- Updated driver to support 21 additional devices (from initial 2 devices)
- Initial release
- Fixed missing licence field