The CONNECT remote control is a universal remote control and can control a variety of Z-Wave compatible devices such as switches, dimmers, window blinds and motion sensors both from Mertens system CONNECT and other Z-Wave compatible manufacturers. Additionally up to 5 devices can be controlled via infrared. Examples of infrared controllable devices are TV, DVD, DVDR, SAT or cable receiver. More then 1000 different device types are recognised, among them devices compatible with Phillips Ambilight system. The unit can include and exclude devices, group them and assign devices to scenes. The device is a portable controller. Per room up to 9 groups with up to 12 devices per group in three different scenes can be managed.