Z-Wave Controllers

Supported Z-Wave USB Sticks & Hardware Modules

You need to have a supported Z-Wave USB stick or module installed.

Device Works on Linux Works on Windows Works on OSX
Aeotec Z-Stick    
Aeotec Z-Stick Series 2    
Aeotec Z-Stick Series 5
Pine64 Z-Wave Module    
Razberry GPIO Module    
Seluxit ViaSens 100      
Sigma Designs UZB Stick      
Vision USB Stick      
ZWave.me UZB1    

If you’re using Hass.io or running HASS in a Docker container, it’s recommended to use a USB stick, not a module. Passing a module through Docker is more complicated than passing a USB stick through.

Stick Alternatives

The alternative to a stick is a hub that supports Z-Wave. Home Assistant supports the following hubs with Z-Wave support:

Controller Notes

Aoetec Stick

By default this will turn on “disco lights”, which you can turn off by following the instructions in the device specific page

Razberry Board

You need to disable the on-board Bluetooth since the board requires the use of the hardware UART (and there’s only one on the Pi3). You do this by following the instructions in the device specific page