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AQARA Security System

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MODERN DAY TECH


Aqara is a line of Smart Home tech that recently launched in the US. With the Aqara Hub, you can build a DIY Security System and Smarthome all in one system. 


PROS - affordable DIY security system, works with HomeKit, works with Mi Home app, easy setup, loudspeaker, accessories are only $15-20


CONS - Hub takes up two outlets, When using the Aqara app and arming the system with Homekit it doesn't really arm (you can use the mi home app and it works), Zigbee range is limited for large home