abode - Wireless Home Security System - Apple HomeKit Compatible

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Customer Reviews
Customer Reviews
Great 8.3 out of 10
Rated Average on trustpilot
Rated BAD on trustpilot
Rated POOR on trustpilot
App Access & Mobile Notifications
Included Free
$25/mo
$52.99/mo
Included Free
Home Automation Platform
24/7 Pro Monitoring
$8.33/mo*
Starts at $15/mo
Starts at $36.99/mo
$8.33/mo*
Minimum Fee For Camera Recording
FREE
$19.99/mo
$52.99/mo
$3/mo
On Demand Short Term Monitoring
Auto Home/Away Arming & Disarming
Works With Sonos
Starts at $35.99/mo
Garage Door Compatibility
Smart Home Integrations
LIFX, Ecobee, HUE, Yale, 100+ Others
Nest (Thermostat only), August
Require plan starting at $52.99/mo
"Works with Ring" products
^ abode updates data in this chart regularly and to the best of our ability, but prices and other variables may be subject to change.
* Paid yearly. Price for the first year, when purchased with a starter kit.
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"If you are in the market for a DIY/professionally monitored home security system, you need to consider Abode." read full review

"An excellent, flexible DIY security system for your home. Abode starter kit has all of the basics you need" read full review

"The Abode Home Security Starter Kit is a fantastic do-it-yourself security system that offers no-contract professional monitoring. It's highly expandable with support for plenty of third-party devices." read full review

"Abode checks all the boxes for what experts say is essential in a DIY home alarm system. It offers all the vital security components." read full review

"...hits all the right notes: ... a nuanced and powerful app, simple pairing procedures, compatibility with voice assistants and third-party devices, and a sleek, sturdy design to boot." read full review

"The affordable equipment and optional monthly fees make this an excellent system to choose for budget-conscious buyers. You also don’t have to worry about getting locked into a contract. All around, Abode is an excellent choice to protect your home." read full review

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See what works with abode

abode is proud to integrate with devices that enhance both the security and convenience of your system. Browse our list of certified integrations below.

For a full, up-to-date list of compatible Z-wave and ZigBee devices. Click here.

  • Locks
  • Lights + Switches
  • Water Detection
  • Doors & Windows
  • Voice Assistants
  • Other
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Siri-enabled Devices

HomePod

Apple Watch

iPad

iPhone

Enerwave Z-Wave Relay

Enerwave Wall Touch Dimmer

Enerwave Smart Meter Outlet

Aeotec Smart Switch 6

Aeotec Nano Switch

Aeotec Nano Dimmer

Aeotec Dual Nano Switch

Aeotec Door/Window Sensor Gen 5

Aeotec Water Sensor 6

Dome Z-Wave Range Extender

Dome Door/Window Sensor

Dome On/Off Switch

Dome Water Main Shutoff

Dome Leak Sensor

CoolCam Door/Window Sensor

August Smart Lock

Fibaro Single Switch 2

Fibaro Door/Window Sensor 2

Fibaro Dimmer 2

Fibaro Door/Window Sensor 2

Fibaro Wall Plug

Fibaro Wall Plug With USB

Yale Assure Touchscreen Deadbolt

Danalock V3

Amazon Echo Show

Amazon Echo Dot

HUE Lightstrips (White & Color Ambiance)

HUE White & Color Bulbs (E12, E26, BR30, GU10, PAR16)

HUE White Ambiance Bulbs (E12, E26, BR30)

HUE White Bulbs (PAR38 & E26)

LIFX Feature Kits (Beam, Tile, Z LED Strip)

LIFX Outdoor Bulbs (BR30, BR30+)

LIFX Whole Room Bulbs (A19, BR30, GU10 Downlight)

LIFX Everywhere Bulbs (Mini Color, Mini Day & Dusk, Mini White)

Aeotec Door/Window Sensor 6

Aeotec Water Sensor

Aeotec Smart Energy Switch

Aeotec Micro Smart Switch

Enerwave Wireless Appliance Module

Connects directly to abode via Z-Wave and can be used to remotely turn on lights, lamps, or anything with a regular power outlet manually or as part of a CUE automation.

Enerwave Wireless Outlet

Enerwave 3-Way Switch

Enerwave Wall-Touch Switch

GE Smart Switch In-Wall Switch (12722, 14291, 14292)

GE Smart Switch In-Wall Switches connect to abode via Z-wave and allow you to turn switches on or off right from the abode app or through CUE automations.

GE Smart Switch In-Wall Dimmer (12724 & 14294)

The GE Smart Switch In-Wall Dimmers connect to abode via Z-wave and allow you to adjust lightswitch brightness right from the abode app or through CUE automations.

Leviton Dimmer (VRMX1-1LZ)

Leviton Decora Smart Switch (DZ15S-1BZ)

Schlage Door Locks

US Z-Wave & Z-Wave + Models

Sensative Strips Guard

GoControl Dimmable Bulb

Netvox Smart Plug (Z809A)

GE Link Light Bulb (PSB19-SW27)

GE Link Light Bulb (PSB30-SW27)

GE Link Light Bulb (PSB38-BW30)

Linear GoControl Garage Door Opener

ecobee3 lite

ecobee4 Thermostat

Philips Hue Bulbs

First Alert (Smoke and Carbon Monoxide) ZCOMBO-G

Fibaro Flood Sensor

Yale Push Button Deadbolt

Kwikset Z-Wave Locks

Z-Wave Only. No Z-Wave Plus Models.

Nexia Smart Plug

Amazon Echo

Google Home Max

Google Home

Google Home Mini

Aeotec Lightbulb

Security

Home security should not lack professional-grade quality. Scores in this category based on:
  • Availability of cellular and battery backup
  • Secured devices
  • Encrypted and long range data
  • Coverage of all security
  • Environmental device support
great

Smart Home & Automation

Smart security systems should include products that can talk to other smart devices, right? Scores in this category are based on:
  • Smart home integration
  • Home automation capabilities (including IFTTT)
  • Control in the cloud vs right in the home which impacts how quickly your devices respond to commands
great

Service Plans & Value

Security shouldn't cost an arm and a leg. Scores in this category based on:
  • Affordability
  • Availability of free plans
  • Options for short term/on-demand plans.
great

Customization

Home security systems should be tailored to fit your needs. Scores in this category based on:
  • Ease and ability to change settings
  • Increase/decrease entry/exit timers
  • By-pass devices
  • Adjust notifications
  • Receive email and SMS alerts.
great
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Step 1

What are you protecting?

abode is a great fit for a lot of scenarios. Which are you looking to protect?

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Apartment
Business
Other
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Step 2

What is the square footage?

This will help us recommend motion sensors.

Under 1,000

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1,000 - 3,000

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3,000 - 5,000

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Over 5,000

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How many doors are accessible from outside?

Let's make sure your most vulnerable entryways are protected.

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Step 4

How many windows on the ground floor?

These are the 2nd most common entry point for burglars.

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Step 5

Would you like photo or video as part of your system?

These can help you verify the cause of an alarm and help police capture criminals.

Photo
Video
Both
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Step 6

How would you like your system monitored?

Monitor your home yourself on your device, or set up professional monitoring so authorities automatically respond to alarms.

Professionally
I can do it myself
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Step 7

Would you like to be alerted to smoke alarms and water leaks?

abode can alert immediately when your smoke alarm goes off or water is detected.

Smoke
Water
Both
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Step 8

How would you prefer to control your system?

abode offers multiple ways to control your system. Which one would you prefer?

Keypad
Keyfob
Your Phone
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Lastly, how would you like to be contacted?

We want to send you our best recommendation.

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