Amazon Prime Day 2016

If you are quick enough, you can edit your Alexa orders ship speed to " no rush" 5-7 days and get the $1 digital code to use later on music or movies too. Using my no rush credits I just got Eugene Ceman’s Last man on the moon documentary/biography for $1.99 .
I am surprised Amazon hasn’t caught on that I always order 1 item at a time ( unless they are add-on items) and stack up the $1 credits. They just put them all in 1 shipment and I get $5-$6 off on music and movies .

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I always thought it only allowed one credit per transaction. I’ll have to start doing this.

It does but if you order 6 different things on 6 different transactions within 20 minutes chances are they still will ship it in the same box.

Unless you meant 1 $1 credit per order in which case no…you can use whatever you have saved up. You got 20 individual $1 credits then that’s $20 off.

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I just had coffee grinder I ordered Friday , dog treats I ordered Sat and my monthly auto restock of coffee due on 18th all arrive in the same box this am.

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I hope ‘her’ car is not the same make and model as ‘his’ car. You cannot change the name Alexa pulls from Automatic. Yeah, we do have the same cars, just 3 years apart and Echo is useless for me. Oh and the ignition on/off in certain area is a hit and miss. And here are the two reasons I purchased mine…

LOL I was initially tempted to try one of these, then I started hearing stuff like this, even at $55, not worth trying. Thank you for confirming my theories!

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You have the V1 or V2 ? From what I found in my quick research a lot of issues were fixed with V2

Yeah, I wouldn’t buy them at 55 either, and there were folks that warned me here and didn’t listen. That will teach me! At least I still get a chuckle every time my wife drives. She wouldn’t allow me to touch her baby, as you might imagine for reasons related to ‘Home Automation’, so after I plugged the Automatic in her car she started saying. Did you hear that? I really don’t like this new car that tells me how to drive. Every time I accelerate beeps at me. I need to stop pushing it that hard. Sure you do darling!

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I have the v2, but is still not fully backed. And it comes with a catch 22. You can let automatic ‘manage’ your bluetooh, but that means no battery or manage your own bluetooth and that means no automatic. Among other issues…

If you are looking for a way to control those RGB LEDs you buy cheap from amazon!

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Emerwave z-wave plus in wall relay module

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Don’t forget about the Automatic integration with SmartThings

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Nice! :sunglasses:

That’s the zwave plus dual model, and works well with smartthings with the following DTH:

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Man, I wanted to get one of these, the new version. But it’s not as cheap as the monoprice ones when they are on sale. I only need 1 more that I hadn’t planned on, maybe, just maybe…

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Requires neutral. Did you know that approximately 80% of the houses in the US do not have neutral wires at their switch boxes? Mine included. :cry:

So, is there a better deal than $99 on the Amazon Tap today? That’s the price I see on the web, but if it’s cheaper ordered through Alexa, I’ll wait until I get home.

That’s why you mount this at the light .not at the switch. Just for those with “old” wiring and only a loop to the switch

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Yale Real Living Zwave Lock with deadbolt. Backordered if purchased from Amazon, but its like $160 bucks after 20% prime day discount.

Yet “we” are always commenting on using/needing a non ST controlled outlet to plug the hub into so it can be powercycled and reset remotely when hub “malfunctions” .

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Good point! :sunglasses: Yes, it could be used for that.