Hi all. I am trying to plan ahead. I am curious about how to integrate SmartThings into a outdoor holiday light display. I am interested in just your basic, simple house lighting. No syncing to music or “dancing” necessary. Thanks for any suggestions and guidance you may provide.
If you just want simple on/off capabilities, there’s this:
EDIT: Site seems to have mangled the link to the ST shop. The item is “GE Outdoor Light Plug-and-Control Power Outlet”.
Osram Lightify Gardenstrips are now on the official “works with SmartThings” list. These are color changing garden spots. Tiny, but good for decorative use.
I picked up the Osram Outdoor Lights to test as holiday lights. They work really well and are surprisingly bright but there is a big limitation: according to the user guide you can only string two strands together to one plug.
This will work for yard decorations but I was planning on permanently installing some on the eaves of my house (you can remove the spikes and mount the lights directly on surfaces).
I already have a z-wave switch and some z-wave outlets that I have used for several years at Christmas time.
These work awesome for me and are meant to be outdoors: GE Z-Wave Wireless Outdoor Lighting Control Module