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Eve Systems today announced that its Matter-enabled wall-in Eve Energy Outlet is available for purchase both from the Eve Store and from Amazon.

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Announced back in December, the Eve Energy Outlet is able to replace any existing outlet in a single or multi-gang installation. It connects to a smart home setup using Thread, and has Matter integration.

There are two receptacles that can be controlled individually, and it offers advanced energy monitoring functionality so users can see how much energy devices are consuming. Energy monitoring is supported in the Eve app.

The Eve Energy Outlet is able to integrate with other HomeKit products thanks to Matter, so it can be used with automations and can be controlled through the Home app and through Siri.

The Eve Energy Outlet is priced at $50.

Article Link: Eve's Matter-Enabled Energy Outlet Now Available for Purchase
 
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McWetty

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I have a love hate relationship with Eve. Some of their devices are amazing (the smart plug, room monitor) and some are awful (cameras, aqua, weather monitor). Their customer service has been pretty good; but I don’t know if I want to take a chance on an installed device like an outlet. I’d rather just use a smart plug. They are cheaper too.
 

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Anyone else have a problem when one of your home hubs switch to one that does not support matter then those devices become unreachable? I have one Apple TV that when it becomes the active hub matter devices become unusable.
 

Surf Monkey

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I wish Matter/Thread worked as advertised. But I have several accessories that supposedly support them and still insist on creating their own Matter networks and refuse to talk to any other manufacturers devices.

If rumors are true and Apple is scheming on a “homeOS” maybe there’s light at the end of the tunnel. Maybe.
 

Rychiar

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Anyone else have a problem when one of your home hubs switch to one that does not support matter then those devices become unreachable? I have one Apple TV that when it becomes the active hub matter devices become unusable.
matter or thread? I have one Apple TV that doesn’t do thread. it is never the home hub
 

jvchappy

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Anyone else have a problem when one of your home hubs switch to one that does not support matter then those devices become unreachable? I have one Apple TV that when it becomes the active hub matter devices become unusable.
I have this issue too... and there doesn't seem to be a way to select which Apple TV will be the home hub. guess the only hack there is to update to newer apple TV's
 

coolfactor

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Not familiar with USA electrics, but how could it NOT require a neutral wire? And, for that matter from a UK perspective, an earth/ground wire?

North American A/C supports a polarized 2-prong circuit, and the ground is attached to one side. So even though its alternating, it still has grounded circuitry.

3-prong is still supported, too.
 

kylelerner

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For $50.00 - not a bad price!
If it also had both a USB Type-A and USB Type-C port, I'd replace all of my outlets with it.

I recently replaced all of my outlets with new ones that have (2) USB Type-A ports and a (1) Type-C port, in addition to (2) 110v receptacles; but having smart switch capabilities at for the 110v receptacles would've been nice.

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QuarterSwede

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I have this issue too... and there doesn't seem to be a way to select which Apple TV will be the home hub. guess the only hack there is to update to newer apple TV's
I’ve found that my HomePod minis create a lot more of a stable HomeKit network than the AppleTVs. I just ended up disabling the AppleTVs as hubs and haven’t really had any issues since. Weird since they are wired and the HomePods aren’t but you know Apple’s network voodoo is indecipherable.
 
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jvchappy

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I’ve found that my HomePod minis create a lot more of a stable HomeKit network than the AppleTVs. I just ended up disabling the AppleTVs as hubs and haven’t really had any issues since. Weird since they are wired and the HomePods aren’t but you know Apple’s network voodoo is indecipherable.
How do you disable Apple TVs as hubs?
 

Itinj24

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I have this issue too... and there doesn't seem to be a way to select which Apple TV will be the home hub. guess the only hack there is to update to newer apple TV's
Next time there’s a software update (17.4?), update the device that you would prefer to be the hub first. This has worked for me for the last two updates and it’s sticking. Make sure you turn off auto updates as well so it doesn’t pick for you.
 

wbeasley

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sp does anyone else have an issue with Smart lights?
every time the power goes out (too often this summer) when restored all the Smart lights and remote controlled one (fan and string lights) also come on and have to be manually turned off.

What if you were away on holidays?
my neighbour said out house glowed green all night because for a week once while we were away due to a brief outage...
 

Itinj24

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I’ve found that my HomePod minis create a lot more of a stable HomeKit network than the AppleTVs. I just ended up disabling the AppleTVs as hubs and haven’t really had any issues since. Weird since they are wired and the HomePods aren’t but you know Apple’s network voodoo is indecipherable.
Wow, you’re like one in a billion that gets better performance out of a HomePod Mini than a hardwired ATV. I know when a HomePod takes over as the hub. My whole HomeKit system goes to ****.
 

Itinj24

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sp does anyone else have an issue with Smart lights?
every time the power goes out (too often this summer) when restored all the Smart lights and remote controlled one (fan and string lights) also come on and have to be manually turned off.

What if you were away on holidays?
my neighbour said out house glowed green all night because for a week once while we were away due to a brief outage...
Don’t know what you use but I know with Philips Hue and I think maybe Nanoleaf, you can select the behavior of the bulbs when power is interrupted and then restored.
 
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