Home IoT (VC-FLX1) manual for Z-Wave

The following is an overview of the user manual for the Z-Wave product Home IoT (VC-FLX1)from ONKYO. To view other Z-Wave products and manuals from ONKYO follow that link.

  1. Overview
  2. Security
  3. Features
  4. Installation instructions


Home IoT
SKU Code
This home gateway (HGW) works as a hub for IoT devices including sensors.
Design: as the HGW will be used in a living room, it has a minimal cylindrical design conveying a sense of quality
Wide-angle camera
Voice control
Bluetooth speaker
Version #
HW: 1 FW: 5.10:02.25:01.00 was the version certified
Certification #
Z-Wave Version


As a Z-Wave Plus certified product, Home IoT supports Z-Wave S2 security. The following security modes are directly supported:


    ONKYO describes Home IoT as having the following features:

    • Supported Notification Types
    • Communications Connections
    • Sensors
    • Color
    • FLiRS capable
    • Supports Network Wide Inclusion
    • Supports Z-Wave Explorer Frames
    • Supports Z-Wave SmartStart allowing you to setup the product simply by scanning its QR code via

    Installation instructions

    Described in Product manual “Items on Home Screen”
    Removing a sensor
    Follow the steps below to remove a sensor.
    1. Tap a sensor icon you want to remove on the Home screen.
    2. Tap Remove Sensor on the displayed screen.
    The screen below appears and the app starts removing the sensor.
    3. Tap OK on the displayed screen.
    The sensor has been removed.

    Described in Product manual “Items on Home Screen”
    Adding a sensor
    Follow the steps below to add a sensor.

    1. Tap Add Sensor.

    2. Tap Add Sensor on the displayed screen.
    (The app starts searching a sensor and the screen below appears.)

    3. Operate the sensor you are adding so that the app can find it.
    Refer to the instruction manual supplied for the sensor for details. When the app finds a sensor, the screen below appears.

    4. Tap Done.
    The sensor has been added to the app.

    To enter Learn Mode, the operation is available only via Web UI. Please reboot the device; hold down the network button (backside) and Volume Down until you see the Top LED board blinking, then you can release the buttons. Next step, you can check the IP Address of the device from the APP. Open a web browser and enter the web URL, https://, with the username and password, toshiba/homeiot. After you logged in, you can select Network Manager at the left side and click the button, ""Initiate."". Please note, if the device is already set as a controller, you need to click the Reset button first.

    Factory reset Home IoT

    Described in Product manual “Parts Name”
    >Reset button
    Press and hold the button using a pen tip or like for 5 seconds or more.
    Pressing and holding the button makes the all Volume indicators and Microphone mute indicators starts blinking. After blinking stops, release button. After that, the settings have been reverted back to the default.
    If this controller is the primary controller of Z-Wave for your network, resetting it will result in the nodes in your network being orphaned and it will be necessary after the reset to exclude and re-include all of the nodes in the network.
    If this controller is being used as a secondary controller of Z-Wave in the network, use this procedure to reset this controller only in the event that the network primary controller is missing or otherwise inoperable.

    Please note that this is a user manual Home IoT from ONKYO is provided as is and without warranty; all information contained herein is provided by the manufacturer or the certifying body. The information provided is for reference only and is not intended to be used as a substitute for professional advice. ZWaveProducts.com only warrants and is only able to support products purchased directly from us. If you have Home IoT and have not purchased it from us, please contact the manufacturer directly with any further questions you may have.