Smart things generally flakey

GE links are zigbee devices. They may get interference from very strong WiFi in the 2.4 band, so sometimes the stronger your wifi, the more zigbee dropoffs you’ll get. (All home automation is local.)

I have a 2.4 wifi extender. If I put it on the west wall, all the zigbee devices west of it drop off. If I put it on the east wall in the same room, no problem.

5.0 WiFi will not be a problem.

@pd_, Yep, I would agree. I would attribute the stability I’m experiencing with ST to the number of devices I have and size of my zwave and zigbee mesh networks. My hub is on the opposite end of the house from all other gear, and it’s actually hanging (hidden) behind a headboard in our guest bedroom.