Combi boiler is one of the most efficient boilers in
today’s boiler market. With high hot water flow rate, it is popular for the
best efficiency rate as well. Endorsed by the Energy Savings Trust, this boiler
is good in delivering the instant hot water rate.
What is a Hive Hub?
Hive hub is the heart of our network connected home.
It connects the hive products so that you can control it remotely with the Hive
app. You can operate this app using your smartphones, tablets or laptop. You
just need to plug into the broadband router, pair the product with the Hive and
can easily operate them.
But you might be thinking how to wire a hive
receiver to a combi boiler. Don’t worry we have the solution for this problem.
Just follow these simple steps.
you already have a Hive Hub just put it into the pairing mode. To do this press
the button at the rear of the hub for 1 second and then release it.
middle light should be flash that means pairing is done. Now you have to move
the other stage.
To install the hub
install the hub you require a broadband connection with a spare network port
and a power socket must be near to it.
you have located it connect the hub to the household broadband router using the
network cable provided.
the power cable into the hub and plug into the power socket.
for the middle light to flash during the green light will flash, followed by
the amber light. This will not take much time. As generally it consumes 5-10
the hub is set up and the light is flashing, you can move on to installation
the receiver. If light are not visible and flashing check all the wires and the
power socket. If the problem still exist, contact a technician for the same.
About the receiver
Before starting with this stage, keep in mind that
the hive receiver is double insulated and doesn’t need an earth connection.
There are basically two types of hive receiver
This is for combi boilers and
additional plumbed heating zones.
This is for conventional boilers
and hot water tanks.
Installation of the receiver
The receiver should install in a convenient location
close to the boiler or the central heating unit. Ensure that its 30cm away from
large metal objects, such as a boiler or a cylinder to avoid the interference
with the radio signals. Take care of any cables and pipes that are already
buried in the walls. Once you have checked the best suited location, install
the receiver by following simple steps:
the screws on the undesired of the receiver and remove the back plate slowly by
pulling the bottom taking away from the front panel.
fix the back plate with the wall and the terminals on the top.
cable from the boiler and continue to the next section to wire up the plate.
following these steps will help you to how to wire a hive receiver to a combi