Update: This deal has expired and is no longer available.
Today over on Amazon, Eton’s Blackout Buddy Connect, an already low cost HomeKit emergency preparedness accessory gets even lower thanks to a coupon for $10 off. The coupon, which needs to be applied directly from the product’s page, brings the cost of the Blackout Buddy Connect down to an even $10, a steal for all of its features. At this price it is a no-brainer as a potential gift, or just as a new gadget to add to your HomeKit setup.
Eton Blackout Buddy Connect
SALE PRICE: $10
The Blackout Buddy Connect provides users with several handy tools in case of emergency such as a light that can automatically turn on if the power goes out, as well as a built-in 2,000mah battery that allows it to function as a flashlight. The battery also is able to keep your devices topped off through its 2 USB ports. Since the unit is designed to be plugged in and ready to go at all times, it can also be used as a nightlight or path lighting thanks to an included motion sensor, and it even has the ability to swivel while on your outlet.
The Connect portion of the Blackout Buddy is the intriguing part though, as it has Wi-Fi to join your home network, and HomeKit. Once connected to HomeKit, the motion sensor will act just like any other HomeKit option, enabling it to work with other accessories in your home and automations. The nightlight, which is located on the bottom of the unit is also exposed to HomeKit, as well as the flashlight, located on the top, for a total of 3 HomeKit functions. Eton’s app for the accessory adds notifications for power failures, keeping you aware of your home’s situation at all times.
Comments & Questions?
What do you think of Eton’s Blackout Buddy Connect? Are you going to be picking one up for this low price? Do you have one and would like to share your experiences? Let us know in the comments below or on Twitter, @HomeKit_Hero.