Multi-system setup advice

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    Daniel Myers

    Hi Steve,

    Some good news - for your 4 Fujitsus, you don't need anything other than the 4 Pucks - no need for the additional ecobees and adapters.  To restate:

    For your 4 vents - you could simply drop in the smart vents and make sure that you have a temp sensor for each room with the vents (the temp sensor could be any of Puck (configured as a gateway), Puck (configured as a sensor), ecobee remote sensors, or the ecobee itself.

    For each Fujitsu 'head' (indoor unit), you'll want a Puck.  

    So long as one Puck is plugged in somewhere and set as a gateway (doesn't matter which) it will all work and should be fairly straight forward to set up in the app.

    The only reason you'd need an additional Puck was if you wanted to make every single Puck thats in the living space totally wireless.  For instance, it sounds like you will have 4-6 Pucks for your home - if you wanted to have all 4-6 Pucks running on batteries, you could, optionally, get an additional Puck, plug it in and set it up as a gateway, stuff it in a closet, and thus everything in the living space would be wireless.  If you don't mind one of the Pucks you actually need being plugged in, then no extra Puck needed.

    Hope that helps!

    Cheers,
    Dan

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    Steve Midgley

    Thank you Dan! I understand more now. One puck must be plugged in, and the rest can be wireless. If the one that is plugged in can act as a bridge/gateway, then the rest can just rely on that one. For a multi-zone minisplit, I need one Puck per zone. For the vents, I need some way to tell each vent what the temperature is nearby. So I can put ecobee temp sensors around the house and "align" each vent to the appropriate sensor (presumably this is accomplished using your app), the vents can do the rest.

    Feel free to correct the above, otherwise, I'll proceed and see how it goes! Thanks again for the fast response. Your product seems really helpful for my situation.

    Steve

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    Daniel Myers

    Steve Midgley - can confirm that you have it exactly right - have fun!  If you end up with setup questions/config questions during/post install, be sure to reach out to the support team!

    Cheers,
    Dan

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