Central Controllers Compared

In the world of Insteon controllers, not all are created equal. Make sure you get the controller that is right for your needs - modest or grandiose.

 
 

General Features

  Insteon Hub (2242-222) Insteon Hub (2245-222) HouseLinc Indigo ISY Series
Add by ID Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Conditional Triggers - - Yes Yes -
IP Camera Support Yes Yes Yes Yes -
IR Support - - Yes Yes Yes
Insteon Scenes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Basic Schedules Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Elaborate Schedules - - Yes Yes Yes
Price $129 $79 Free $89-179 $285-359

Alert Support

Email Alerts Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Push Notifications Yes* Yes* - Yes -
Text Message Alerts - - Yes - Yes
Conditional Alerts - - Yes Yes Yes
* Push notifications not currently available on Windows or Windows Phone apps

Platform Support

iOS Yes Yes - Yes Yes
Android Yes Yes - Browser Yes
Mac OS X - Browser - Yes Browser
Linux - Browser - Browser Browser
Windows 8 Yes Yes Yes Browser Browser
Windows Phone 8 Yes Yes - Browser Browser

Installation & Configuration Difficulty

Difficulty Easy Easy Hard Moderate Difficult