Here is the main difference between Zigbee and Z-wave:

This article is about the Zigbee and Z-wave and its differences. as we all know that in all the automation controlling system developers using the wireless technology, through this wireless connection devices communicate with each other and then so that’s why developers use these two devices Zigbee and Z-wave. This device will allow the features to get connected with your receiver or transmitter. So both devices have advantages and disadvantages so in this article, we will explain the differences and the advantages and disadvantages of ZigBee and Z-wave.

smart lighting showdown 670x335 Here is the main difference between Zigbee and Z wave
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1: Zigbee:

This device is used for the wireless communication. Zigbee uses the mesh system through this system data travel from one place to another place and through signals and both devices can send and receives data from this device. This device does not require high voltages to operate.


1: Easy setup to install, doesn’t need a central hub or controller.
2: You can control and monitor products using a remote or mobile device.
3: Speeds of 40-250 Kbps disadvantages. Zigbee is not secure as other systems (such as Wi-Fi)

2: Z-wave:

This device is also used for the wireless communication. This device can be operated at low voltages and communicate on radio waves. This device works on mesh system. This device is generally used in automated systems.


Easy installation,
Low power required,
Remote or local control.


Relatively slow, only supports data transmission rates up to 100 Kbps

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