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Cheapest Homekit compatible smart plug on the market. I bought one last week for $12.99. Works great ... just do not use the Insignia app.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/323215941377
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Created 05-26-2018 at 08:14 AM by frannyjunk
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Link to BB listing: https://www.bestbuy.com/site/insi...Id=5845000

Works with HomeKit, google, and Alexa
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Cheapest Homekit compatible smart plug on the market. I bought one last week for $12.99. Works great ... just do not use the Insignia app.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/323215941377

So if you don't use the insignia app to at least initially set it up how are you suppose to get the thing to work with your home wifi?

Also, does it work with samsung smartthings plus its a third party seller and not BB so did the thing fell off the back of a truck or something?
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So if you don't use the insignia app to at least initially set it up how are you suppose to get the thing to work with your home wifi?

Also, does it work with samsung smartthings plus its a third party seller and not BB so did the thing fell off the back of a truck or something?
I used Homekit for setup. If you use Alexa or Google, you could find cheaper alternatives. No idea about Smarthings compatibility.
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Thanks for the tip. Never tried one of these, but for this price, it seems like a better option than the weemo bridge I was considering.
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I used Homekit for setup. If you use Alexa or Google, you could find cheaper alternatives. No idea about Smarthings compatibility.
Using just Homekit (not Insignia app), are you able to set schedules, view power usage with integrated power meter, etc.? How are you using yours?
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Using just Homekit (not Insignia app), are you able to set schedules, view power usage with integrated power meter, etc.? How are you using yours?
You'll only be able to use scheduling if you have a hub (like an iPad). I cannot view power usage with Homekit. I am using only as Siri-activated plug. I have several smart switches that I link in Homekit, so can set scenes.
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$7.95 shipped from this seller: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Insignia...2703521392
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$7.95 shipped from this seller: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Insignia...2703521392
Different model. The cheaper smart plug is not Homekit compatible. Also does not have power monitoring capabilities.
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Different model. The cheaper smart plug is not Homekit compatible. Also does not have power monitoring capabilities.
Well shit, I didn't check that and ordered 4 of them. Doesn't appear to have shipped yet so hopefully I can get the seller to cancel the order, otherwise I will need to return them when they arrive.

Damn. Thanks for the info.
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BTW price is now $14.95. Frown
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