Is different from the previous generation of Mijia multi-function gateway, the new generation has been upgraded to a multimode gateway. Mijia Multi-function Gateway only supports WiFi and Zigbee protocols, while Mijia Intelligent Multimode Gateway supports Zigbee 3.0, Bluetooth and WiFi three mode communication protocols. Thanks to the Zigbee 3.0 standard, Mijia’s intelligent multimode gateway is more compatible and covers most of the smart home devices on the market.
The appearance of the new product cancels the design of the pin of the previous generation gateway, and there is a Micro USB port at the back of the fuselage for power supply. It is worth noting that the Mijia intelligent multimode gateway also cancels the 16 million-color nightlight and alarm function, and does not use the Type-C interface, which is a pity. n If you happen to be building a smart home and need a smart gateway, take a look at this Xiaomi Mijia smart multimode gateway.
Compared with the previous Aqara gateway, Xiaomi Mijia multimode gateway also supports Apple HomeKit, in addition to supporting more ZigBee sub-devices, ZigBee version has also been upgraded to 3.0, Yeelight Bluetooth Mesh bulb has also been added to Apple HomeKit.
How to Connect HomeKit with Xiaomi Multimode Gateway?
Step 1: Open the “Homekit” APP in your iPhone or iPad.
Step 2: Find and click “add device”, according to the instructions, scan the QR code on the product package or enter the 8-digit setting code above the QR code to complete the APP access to the Apple Homekit.
● Please ensure that the WiFi network is available and has normal access to the Internet (this product does not support 5G networks).
● It is recommended that you use iOS 9.0 or later iPhone or iPad to control.
● Except the Apple Homekit, the Xiaomi Mijia Zigbee 3.0 gateway also support the work with Mijia APP.
How to add Zigbee sub-devices with Xiaomi mijia multimode gateway?
Step 1: Enter the interface of Mijia App-Xiaomi Intelligent Multimode Gateway (or custom name)- sub-device.
Step 2: Then click the “+” button in the lower right corner, and select the device to be added.
Step 3: At this time, the Xiaomi multimode gateway will enter the 60-second sub-device pairing state. You only need to immediately add the device at the sub-device side according to the prompt of the interface, and complete the device addition by pressing the reset key for more than 5 times.
In addition to the all sub-devices of the Xiaomi / Mijia / Aqara brand listed in the list, it also supports all the intelligent door locks, ceiling lights and other Zigbee-based transmission products of the Aqara brand. When in use, you can also click on any device to make the Xiaomi multimode gateway advanced into the sub-device to match the response status, and then complete the verification according to its product description at the sub-device side. It can also be added, and the multi-mode gateway will issue two long beeps after successful operation.
How to delete Zigbee sub-devices from Xiaomi mijia multimode gateway?
Step 1: You can delete Zigbee sub-devices from the list of Mijia App or multi-mode gateway sub-devices.
Step 2: Or you can unbind them directly by pressing the reset key for more than 5 times.
Step 3: After successful unbinding, the multi-mode gateway will emit three short beeps.
How to add BLE sub-devices with Xiaomi mijia multimode gateway?
Step 1: Make sure that the Xiaomi multimode gateway and BLE sub-devices are turned on and added to the list of Mijia App devices under the same account.
Step 2: The Xiaomi multimode gateway will automatically search for and identify BLE sub-devices within 10-15m nearby, and there is no need to manually add or remove them.
You can also enter the interface of Mi Home App “my Bluetooth Gateway” Xiaomi Home Intelligent Multimode Gateway (or custom name) to view the Bluetooth gateway devices that have been identified and connected to the cloud. However, if there are multiple BLE sub-devices in your home, and the locations are long and scattered from each other, it is recommended to form a Mesh gateway with other Bluetooth gateways to increase the coverage and allow more Bluetooth devices to connect to the external network and support scene linkage.
Can the previous Zigbee gateway add new Zigbee 3.0 devices?
Because the Zigbee 3.0 transport protocol used in Xiaomi multimode gateway is backward compatible with the previous Zigbee 1.2 technology, it is perfectly compatible with all current and early Zigbe sub-devices.
On the contrary, the original Mijia multi-function gateway, Mijia empty set partner 2, Aqara gateway, Aqara intelligent camera G2 and other devices can not support the subsequent introduction of Mijia light sensors, all the new products based on Zigbee 3.0 transmission can only be solved by replacing the gateway that supports Zigbee 3.0 transport protocol.
Xiaomi Mijia Multi-Mode ZigBee 3.0 Smart Gateway Specs
Brand: Xiaomi MIJIA
Type: Multi-Mode ZigBee 3.0 Smart Gateway
State of Assembly: Ready-to-Go
Compatibility: All Compatible
Rated Input: 5V/1A
Working Temperature: -5℃-50℃
Working Humidity: 0%-95%RH, non-condensing
Support System: Android 5.0 or iOS 12.0 or above
Compatible Protocol: ZigBee2.0 & ZigBee3.0, 2.4G WIFI, bluetooth & bluetooth Mesh, Homekit
Number of sub-devices: 32
Signal Distance: About 200m (Open area)
Device firmware: 1.4.5_0016 (updated from 1.4.4_0003)
SKU: 104792861332002926 / YTC4038CN / 04599
Product code: 22538/00071257 / 6934177708404 / 0117–39495–48859 / E-H-03-08
Production date: 2019.12
Voluntary Standard: GB/T 17618-2015, GB/T 9254-2008, GB 4943.1-2011
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