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Beat The Clock



What's included in the kit?



There are 6 items in the kit; which can be used to control 3 home appliances.

1) 6amp leaf can control a device which is plugged in a standard wall socket like mobile phone, table lamp, rice cooker etc.
2) 16amp leaf can control a device which is plugged in a high power wall socket like AC, bathroom water heater, room heater etc.
3) 25amp leaf can control any high powered device like an AC
4) Touch leaf is a wireless switchboard to switch on/off above 3 devices.
5) Comfort Leaf has a temperature and humidity sensor to optimize thermal comfort of a room
6) Hub provides internet connectivity to all leaves listed above

Where do you recommend using them?

   

Our test customers are mostly using it for Air Conditioners, Lamps, Water heaters, Room Heaters & Rice Cookers. Apart from these, you can also use it for any other electrical device that does not require a soft start every time it's powered on. Devices like micro-waves, automatic washing machines etc require some buttons to be pressed after they are powered on, and wont work well with oakter

What is this HUB?

   

Hub is a little box that sits in corner and provides internet connectivity to all the leaves. In a normal house only 1 hub is needed. It has range of 150ft in an open area and about 50ft with walls and other obstructions. It should always remain powered-on & preferably connected to wall socket with inverter back-up

Can one leaf be used for multiple devices like AC and room heater?

   

Yes. It actually makes sense to use the same leaf for cooling in summer and heating in winter.

Will you also install the devices?

   

Most of the devices (hub, 6amp leaf, 16amp leaf, comfort leaf and touch leaf) are simply plug-in, not requiring any installation. Only the 25amp Leaf requires a little bit of installation effort. It has 3 input wires (Line, Neutral and Earth) and 3 output wires, (Line, Neutral and Earth) which can be easily connected in the path of any electrical device. If you are familiar with your electrical wiring, you can do it yourself or else call your local electrician to help you with it. We are providing optional installation service for an additional fee of INR 500 for Delhi/NCR region.

The AC already has in-built temperature thermostat, what is advantage of using Oakter?

   

There are 4 main advantages :
1) It learns your cooling preference in first week & accordingly maintains the room temperature thereafter
2) It automatically adapts to change in outside weather conditions, hence unexpected rainy nights are not a problem
3) Temperature & Humidity sensor are close to bed instead of being inside the AC
4) Sleep mode is built-in, no need to haggle with complicated timers & AC settings

If I understand correctly, your system will keep switching off my AC to maintain the room temperature; will that not harm my AC?

   

All standard ACs maintain a constant output air temperature (Surprise!) no matter what setting you have done with your remote!
They maintain your room temperature at your preferred setting (which is displayed on your AC) by shutting down the compressor occasionally. The only difference with Oakter is that it also shuts the AC fan off, but that has absolutely no effect on the life or performance of the AC.

Is the mobile app available for both android and I-Phone?

   

Yes

How many users can operate the devices?

   

Up to 5 users can control all the devices in one home

When are you coming up with app for windows and blackberry phones?

   

Windows app development is now paused. We currently have no plans to support Blackberry OS

Is there a warranty/return policy?

   

Return Policy: We follow a no questions asked return policy (for a fully functional product) within 15 days of purchase. For all returns, you must pack your Oakter product in its original packaging and include all accessories and documentation. We reserve the right to charge for any damage to the Oakter products, and missing part fees (if applicable) may apply. You will be responsible for all return shipping charges and shall assume all risk of loss or damage to product while in transit to us.

Warranty Policy: We provide a one year warranty for manufacturing defects from the date of purchase. We will provide a replacement in case of any defects. Replacement products may be new or refurbished at our discretion. This warranty does not apply to: (i) cosmetic damage, such as scratches, nicks, stains, cracks and dents; (ii) damage caused by accident, abuse, misuse, water, flood, fire, or any other acts of nature or external causes; (iii) damage caused by service performed by anyone who is not an authorized service provider of Oakter

Privacy Policy

   

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This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not: modify or copy the materials; use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial); attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Oakter's web site; remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Oakter at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format. 3. Disclaimer The materials on Oakter's web site are provided "as is". Oakter makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Oakter does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site. 4. Limitations In no event shall Oakter or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Oakter's Internet site, even if Oakter or a Oakter authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you. 5. Revisions and Errata The materials appearing on Oakter's web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Oakter does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. Oakter may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. Oakter does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials. 6. Links Oakter has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Oakter of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user's own risk. 7. Site Terms of Use Modifications Oakter may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. 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