Zaptec

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Introduction

The Zaptec adapter lets you control and monitor your Zaptec charging stations from Futurehome.

The adapter supports:

  • Monitoring of current charging power
  • Start and stop charging - manually, via automations and Power Manager
  • Dynamic load balancing via Power Manager.
  • Total energy charged in current charging session and historical data.

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Installation

To install the adapter you need to be in the Futurehome app, and follow these steps:

  1. Go to settings settings.svg → playground → Zaptec adapter, and click the install button.
  2. Click on the button with three dots → login.
  3. Enter your Zaptec username and password.
  4. Click on advanced setup and choose which charging stations you want to include to Futurehome, and click «save».

If you successfully logged in, the chargers you chose will be included to Futurehome. Add them to a room, and they are ready to go.

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Use of Zaptec

  • set up automations, e.g. based on energy prices. See spot price automations.
  • add chargers to Power Manager to better optimise your energy usage. Learn more in the article about Power Manager.
    • Under Power Manager, you can activate dynamic load balancing, to ensure the fastest charging possible without the risk of tripping your breaker. Learn more about dynamic load balancing here.
  • see the historical charging data in the energy view in the app. To set up logging of this data, please check out "Event collector" here.

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