The Aquascape Smart Control Hub for Color-Changing Lights is required to run and control Aquascape color-changing lights, controlling your lights from anywhere with your smartphone or tablet using the Aquascape Smart Control App. The hub is capable of a variety of lighting functions, such as color selection, cycle, dimming, color themes, and dynamic scheduling. The astronomical timer function allows lights to be turned on and off automatically based on your location. Integrated, weather-proof, quick-connect fittings make setup quick and easy, simply plug in your lights, pair the hub to your product, and enjoy. Create lighting zones or control separate sets of lights simultaneously by using multiple hubs, further expanding the variety of lighting options. Each hub can control up to 150 watts of Aquascape color-changing lights and a 12-volt transformer is required to power the Smart Control Hub for Color-Changing Lights and lights. Use Aquascape color-changing splitters and extension cables to connect multiple lights to one hub. An optional Color-Changing Light Remote (Item #84073) is available separately, allowing for wireless control without the use of a smartphone or tablet. NOTE: the Smart Control Hub for Color-Changing Lights is only compatible with Aquascape color-changing lights. The Smart Control Hub for Color-Changing Lights is compatible with iPhone and Android operating systems and adequate wireless coverage is required (2.4 GHz supported).