Meross HomeKit-compatible smart plug adds home automation on the cheap – Cult of Mac

Meross HomeKit-compatible smart plug adds home automation on the cheap – cult of Mac

Meross HomeKit-compatible smart plug adds home automation on the cheap

By Ed Hardy •

Meross Smart-WiFi-plug-Mini comes in 2-packs
The Meross Smart to be controlled-WiFi-plug-Mini or planned by Apple Home app.
photo: Meross

A HomeKit-compatible smart plug is an easy way to try home automation. And the Meross Smart-WiFi-plug-Mini is a very cost-effective option. It allows a lamp or other simple electrical device to be remotely controlled via an iPhone with Siri voice commands.

The Smart-WiFi-plug-Mini supports Apple’s HomeKit home-automation system. This allows a user to turn the smart plug on or off from the Home app on a Mac, iPhone or iPad, as well as with Siri. Plus, users can

It is also compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google assistant, two rivals-automation-systems.

< / h3>Meross Smart-WiFi-plug-Mini installed in the blink of an eye

No wiring is required to install this Wi-Fi accessories. Just plug it into a wall outlet, then plug a lamp, fan, etc. Meross product measures 2.7 inches wide, and 1.5 cm high and 1.5 cm thick. This is small enough that two of them can be found in a standard dual plug outlet.

There are other HomeKit-compatible smart plugs on the market, but the Meross Smart-WiFi-plug-Mini is unusually affordable. Amazon.com sells a two-pack for $24.99.

belong to rival Belkin Wemo Wi-Fi Smart Plug (currently available for $17.99 on Amazon, although it normally sells for $34.99). A smaller version is coming soon from Belkin.


Released on Mon, 30 Mar 2020 19:33:15 +0000

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