tp-link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug KP400 User Guide

tp-link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug KP400 User Guide & troubleshooting

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tp-link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug KP400 User Guide  & troubleshooting 3User Guide
Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug
KP400

About This Guide

This guide provides a brief introduction to smart outdoor plug and the Kasa app, as well as regulatory information.
Please note that features of this product may vary slightly depending on the model and software version you have, and on your location, language, and internet service provider. All images, parameters and descriptions documented in this guide are used for demonstration only.
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Introduction

Extend your smart home to the outdoors with the weather-resistant smart outdoor plug. Power on your patio lights, holiday decorations, and more from the convenience of your smartphone. Turn each outlet on/off individually, set schedules, even use simple voice commands with Alexa, Google Assistant, or Microsoft Cortana to control the devices connected to the plug.

  •  Double the Outlets – Access and use 2 outdoor devices from anywhere together or individually with one smart plug.
  • Weather-resistant – IP64 rating ensures your outdoor plug is protected against entry of dust and splashes of water from any direction. Weather-resistant cover included.*
    *When not in use, the sockets should be firmly capped with the included weather-resistant cover.
  • Control from Anywhere – Turn your outlets on/off or set schedules from anywhere using your Kasa Smart app.
  •  Voice Control – Use voice commands to power up your smart plug with Alexa, Google Assistant, or Microsoft Cortana.
  • No Hub Required – This plug works with a secured 2.4GHz wireless network without the need for a separate hub.
  •  Set Schedules – Individually schedule each device connected to this plug to automatically switch on or off if you’re home or away.

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Appearance

This smart outdoor plug has two individual smart outlets, each with a control button to turn on or off the plug-in device and a LED to show you the current status. The System LED tp-link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug KP400 User Guide  & troubleshooting 5changes color according to different status. See the explanation below:

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Control Button x 2
Press a control button to turn on or off the corresponding outlet.
Press and hold any one of the control buttons for 5s to reset Wi-Fi connection.
Press and hold any one of the control buttons for 10s to factory reset your plug.tp-link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug KP400 User Guide  & troubleshooting 7

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Set Up Your Smart Outdoor Plug

Follow the steps below to set up your plug via Kasa Smart app.

  1.  Download and install Kasa app
    Get the Kasa Smart app from the Apple App Store or Google Play, or by  scanning the QR code below.tp-link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug KP400 User Guide  & troubleshooting 9
    http://www.tp-link.com/common/promos/app_kasa.html?ref=QRCode
  2. Log in or sign up with TP-Link ID
    Open the app, and log in with your TP-Link ID.
    If you don’t have an account, create one first.tp-link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug KP400 User Guide  & troubleshooting 10
  3. Add Device
    Tap the + button in the Kasa app, select Smart Outdoor Plug and then follow step-by-step app  instructions to complete the setup.
    Note: When not in use, the sockets should be firmly capped with the included weather-resistant cover.tp-link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug KP400 User Guide  & troubleshooting 11

Main Device Controls

After you successfully set up your plug, you will see the home page of the Kasa app. Here you can view the status of all devices that you’ve added to Kasa and manage them. There are 2 smart outlets of this plug and you can tap on a smart outlet to control and manage.

Home Page

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Device Statustp-link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug KP400 User Guide  & troubleshooting 13

Configure Your Smart Outdoor Plug

On Device Status page, you can set Schedule, preset Away Mode, set Timer, check Runtime and change the settings of your smart outlets.

Set Schedule

Tap tp-link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug KP400 User Guide  & troubleshooting 14to set a schedule for your smart outlet to simplify your daily routine by creating automatic On/Off action.

tp-link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug KP400 User Guide  & troubleshooting 15Set Timer
Taptp-link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug KP400 User Guide  & troubleshooting 16 to set the timer and your smart outlet will automatically turn on/off after the time ends.tp-link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug KP400 User Guide  & troubleshooting 17

Preset Away Mode
Tap tp-link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug KP400 User Guide  & troubleshooting 18to preset the Away Mode and your smart outlet will be randomly turned on/off during this time.tp-link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug KP400 User Guide  & troubleshooting 19

Check Runtime

Tap tp-link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug KP400 User Guide  & troubleshooting 20 to view and track runtime statistics.

tp-link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug KP400 User Guide  & troubleshooting 21View Device Settings
Taptp-link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug KP400 User Guide  & troubleshooting 22 to view and change the settings of your device.

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Create Scenes

A scene is a preset group of smart devices that can be programmed, customized and activated simultaneously at the touch of a button from your smartphone or tablet, allowing you to easily set your mood, activity or fit any  special occasion. This page allows you to preset how your smart home devices should act automatically at special occasions.

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Discover Kasa

Use the Kasa app to pair your plug with Amazon Alexa, Google Home Assistant or Microsoft Cortana and enjoy a full hands-free experience. IFTTT support makes it easy to set interactions between a whole host of  products.
Launch the Kasa app and go to Add Device > WORKS WITH KASA > Nest Home and Away / Amazon Alexa / Google Assistant / IFTTT for detailed instructions.

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Authentication

COPYRIGHT & TRADEMARKS
Specifications are subject to change without notice. tp-link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug KP400 User Guide  & troubleshooting 26is a registered trademark of TP-Link Technologies Co., Ltd.  Other brands and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.
No part of the specifications may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any derivative such as translation, transformation, or adaptation without permission from TP-Link Technologies Co., Ltd. Copyright © 2019 TP-Link Technologies Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.

FCC Compliance Information Statement
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Product Name: Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug
Model Number: KP400
Responsible party:
TP-Link USA Corporation, d/b/a TP-Link North America, Inc.
Address: 145 South State College Blvd. Suite 400, Brea, CA 92821
Website: http://www.tp-link.com/us/
Tel: +1 626 333 0234
Fax: +1 909 527 6803
E-mail: [email protected]
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful  interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy  and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio  communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the  equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

  • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
  • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
  • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/ TV technician for help.

This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

  1.  This device may not cause harmful interference.
  2.  This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
Note: The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or TV interference caused by unauthorized modifications to this equipment. Such modifications could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
FCC RF Radiation Exposure Statement 
This equipment complies with FCC RF radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This device and its antenna must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
“To comply with FCC RF exposure compliance requirements, this grant is applicable to only Mobile Configurations. The antennas used for this transmitter must be installed to provide a separation distance of at least 20 cm from all persons and must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.”
We, TP-Link USA Corporation, has determined that the equipment shown as above has been shown to comply with the applicable technical standards,
FCC part 15. There is no unauthorized change is made in the equipment and the equipment is properly maintained and operated.
Issue Date: 2019-03-21

Safety Information

  • Do not attempt to disassemble, repair, or modify the device.
  • Do not use the device where wireless devices are not allowed.
  •  Operating Temperature: -20℃~50℃(-4℉~122℉)
  •  Operating Humidity: 10%~90%RH, Non-condensing
  • Storage Humidity: 5%~90%RH, Non-condensing
  •  For outdoor usage, use this product with ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) outlet.
  •  Risk of electric shock. Do not open. No user serviceable parts inside.
  •  Refer servicing to qualified service personnel.

Please read and follow the above safety information when operating the device. We cannot guarantee that no accidents or damage will occur due to improper use of the device. Please use this product with care and operate at your own risk.
WARNING

  • Timer could turn-on unexpectedly without the user being present. To Reduce the Hazardous Condition – Unplug the appliance that is plugged into the receptacle(s) controlled by the timer before servicing.
  • Risk of Electric Shock. Do not plug into another relocatable power tap or an extension cord.
  •  When plugged into grounded 3-prong outlet , always ensure that the housing is facing downward and is at least 2 feet off the ground . Use the plug’s mounting tag to hang from a screw to ensure correct orientation.
  •  DO NOT expose to heavy rain or immerse in water or any other liquid.
  •  DO NOT remove ground pin ( middle pin ) or use with 3-to 2-prong adapter.
  •  DO NOT use with devices that should not be operated unattended , such as power tools.
  •  DO NOT use in precision timing applications where inaccurate timing could be dangerous(sunlamps , Saunas , etc)
  •  Keep children away from smart plug and outlet
  •  No Serviceable parts inside . DO NOT open or tamper with unit.
  • Do not discard the stopper, the plug should be covered when the socket is not in use.
  •  Remove smart plug from outlet before cleaning
  • DO NOT clean with liquid
  • DO NOT exceed the recommended electrical ratings

Explanation of the symbols on the product label

Symbol Explanation
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tp-link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug KP400 User Guide  & troubleshooting 29 RECYCLING
This product bears the selective sorting symbol for Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). This means that this product must be handled pursuant to European directive 2012/19/EU in order to be recycled or dismantled to minimize its impact on the environment.
User has the choice to give his product to a competent recycling organization or to the retailer when he buys a new electrical or electronic equipment.

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