What are the differences between Generation I and Generation II?

The main differences between Generation I and Generation II devices, listing all available features by specific product.

Applies to Twinkly Generation I and Generation II devices

 

The main difference between Generation I and II devices is the technology inside the controller that enables the following features on Generation II devices:

  • Bluetooth connectivity for an easier connection to your home wi-fi
  • Enhanced performances
  • Expanded memory
  • Playlist feature
  • Home Kit integration (only for iOS users)

The Generation II lamps are thinner and longer in the RGB and AWW Edition for a more elegant final effect.

This table contains a full comparison of the two generations devices:

FEATURES

GENARATION II GENERATION I

Multi-view Mapping

Yes Yes

FX-Wizard

Yes Yes, except RBW strings

Group multi devices

Yes Yes

Sync with music

Yes Yes

Voice command

ON/OFF _ Brightness _ Color ON/OFF _ Brightness (only Google Home and Alexa, NO Apple Home Kit)

Import video

Not yet Not yet

Web App

No, it’s only for Pro No, it’s only for Pro

Playlist

Yes No

Third party integrations

No, it’s only for Pro No, it’s only for Pro

Connectivity

Wi-fi 2.4 Ghz Wi-fi 2.4 Ghz

Ip rating

Ip 44 Ip 20

Max LEDs per controller

600 225

Max LEDs support

Max 6000 LEDs in a group or 10 devices Max 1125 LEDs in a group or 5 devices

App availability

iOS 12 or later, Android 6 or later iOS 12 or later, Android 6 or later

Cyber Security

Encripted internet comunication and restricted user access Restricted user access

 

Generation I and II differ in some features and advancements in performance and technology, but  if you already own a Generation I device you can definitely also get Generation II and group them together: they are compatible together, as long as they have the same LED profile!

 


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