ISY994i Z Series

MSRP $251.00 - $321.00

The ISY994i Z Series is the most flexible, affordable, and capable commercial grade standalone automation and energy management solution. With the additional support for Zigbee devices, 3 phase and otherwise electrical system incompatibilities with INSTEON are no longer an obstacle to a successful implementation.

And with native support for OpenADR 1.0/2.0(a)/(b), utility rebates and incentives are as easy as filing the forms.


Extends the capabilities of ISY994i Series

  • Integrated High Powered Zigbee PRO radio and stack
  • Zigbee Drivers for RCS Zigbee thermostats and load controllers
  • Zigbee Drivers for energy monitors: Brultech ECM1240, Brultech GreenEye, and UDI EM3 3 Phase commercial grade energy monitor
  • UDI Zigbee Range Extender configuration integrated into the Admin Console
  • Zigbee Diagnostics integrated into the Admin Console
  • Native support for OpenADR out of the box
  • Integration with multiple 3rd party energy monitoring portals

Field Upgradeable/Auto Upgrade

  • Many new features added regularly via firmware updates
  • Admin Console automatically notifies you of official firmware updates
  • Standard ISY994i Z is field upgradeable to ISY994i Z PRO to support additional devices/scenes

Realtime clock on board

  • Supports Daylight Saving
  • Supports automatic sync with internet time sources (NTP)
  • Automatically calculation of Sunrise/Sunset times based on location

Remotely accessible from anywhere in the world and on any platform

  • Monitor, control, and configure your system remotely
  • Secure Web Server with certificate management (up to 2048 bits)
  • Automatically create port forwarding rules on your UPnP enabled router
  • Browser-based Java Applet or Java Web Start Application
  • Support for Windows, MAC, and Linux

Device Management

  • For easiy monitoring, control and management Devices can be linked to the ISY using thier INSTEON address or by pressing their SET buttons. Once linked to the ISY, devices can be monitored, controlled and managed through the ISY’s built-in web server and Java-based Administrative Console
  • 3rd party products are available to monitor and control your home from your iPhone, PC, Nokia touch panel, and more!
  • If you already have devices installed and programmed, the ISY can crawl your existing INSTEON network to automatically link discovered devices
  • Replace Device: seamlessly replace a defective device with a new one
  • Replace Modem: seamlessly replace a defective modem (PLM) with a new one
  • Restore Devices: simply restore your device to its correct settings if it is factory reset or has somehow lost its programming
  • Create folders/sub-folders to help organize your devices and scenes
  • Support for majority of INSTEON products

Scene Management

  • Supports up to 1024 devices/scenes (PRO models)
  • Use simple drag/drop to easily create scenes containing multiple devices
  • Create controller/responder relationships between all devices within the scene
  • Easily change scene attributes for each and every one of the devices within the scene
  • Once programmed, scenes operate completely independent of the ISY for the quickest response time and most reliable operation

Programs, Schedules, and Variables

  • Programs are easily created by simple mouse point and click
  • Create complex schedules using precise time, from/to, days, sunrise/sunset times, offsets, etc.
  • Create complex triggers based on the combination of schedules, any event (e.g. key press), and many other triggers
  • Use Variables to control the flow of programs
  • Complete support for Wait and Repeat constructs including Random values
  • Custom and user defined email and SMS Notifications to custom user groups

IR Control (IR Models Only)

  • Control all your INSTEON/X10 devices with any infrared universal remote (RC5-compatible)
  • Control other network-enabled devices using our optional Network Module (RS-232 devices can be controlled using an ELK IP232 or Global Cache GC-100 and more)
  • Non IR models can be field upgraded to IR platform

X10 Support

  • Built-in X10 support includes the use of programs to control your X10 devices using IR, schedules, or events from other INSTEON/X10 devices
  • Optional X10/A10 Module features enhanced X10 capabilities, including support for X10 devices in the device tree

Developer Friendly

  • Free REST, Web Services, and Java SDK for easy integration with 3rd party hardware and software – or development of your own
  • Discounts on products and modules for eligible developers

Model Comparison

IR Support Max. Devices/Scenes Max. Programs MSRP
ISY994iZ No 256 300 $389.00
ISY994iZ/IR Yes 256 300 $429.00
ISY994iZ PRO No 1024 1000 $419.00
ISY994iZ/IR PRO Yes 1024 1000 $459.00

Network Security

  • ISY994 Series: SSL3.0, Low Grade Encryption, Client/Server Certificates
  • ISY994 PRO Series: TLS1.2, High Grade Encryption, Client/Server Certificates, and Client/Server Authentication

Important notes

  • ISY994i Z requires an INSTEON serial PLM (not included). PLM model numbers 2412S or 2413S are compatible with ISY and are available directly from Smarthome
  • ISY994i Z does not require a power supply when used with a PLM which supplies power via the RJ-45 port (for example, PLM model #2412S)
  • ISY994i Z does provide a port for an optional AC adapter for instances where the PLM does not supply power, or the user prefers to supply power independent of the PLM (for example, PLM model #2413S). ISY power supplies can be purchased from all our distributors and resellers