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  • jhearty
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    Originally posted by rjh View Post
    I see, I missed the dimmer part. Right, all the leds go off when you turn it off and there is no setting. I will make a note, if we have to update for any other reason I will see if I can get that in there.
    Here's another item for the WD100 wish list. The local control ramp rate configuration covers both how fast it ramps up or down when pressing and holding and when just tapping. It would be nice to have separate rates for press/hold vs. tap. That way it could be faster for a tap and slower for press/hold, making it easier to get the right dim level you want when adjusting dim level at the switch.

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  • jhearty
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    Originally posted by happnatious1 View Post
    Still confused. I've never used scenes, do I need to activate them somewhere?
    The scenes are available and active as soon as you include the switch in your Z-Wave network, as long as you are on the .66 release or newer of the Z-Wave plugin.

    Think of the scenes on these switches like any other device that has a state that you can use to trigger events. Like a button press on a minimote. So the switches give you a scene device that can have eight different states: Top tapped once, top tapped twice, top tapped three times, top pressed-held-released, and the same four for the bottom paddle. So you can build eight different events triggering on the eight states for one WD100 switch.

    John

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  • jhearty
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    Originally posted by jumper4000 View Post
    How about this - we create an Event to set the dim level to 1% when the dimmer is set to Off. That will make the bottom LED go back on, right? How much power do you think having it set to 1% will use?
    I tried setting one of my WD100s to 1%. The bottom LED did light, but the lights did too. May depend on the bulbs you are using. Mine were 4 Phillips LED bulbs, the ones with an amber color housing when off.

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  • jhearty
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    Originally posted by SeaOtter View Post
    Current version is: HS3 ZEE S2 Edition 3.0.0.280
    Z-Wave 3.0.1.66

    Is there a formal display of a support profile?

    I just updated the Z-Wave plugin software and rebooted the ZEE S2 and only see the on/off toggle of the root device. If I go to the z-wave tab for the device I can set the "switch reverse", "LED Mode", and response to "all on, all off commands" thats all that is there.
    Click the Help Question mark icon on the top right of any web page talking to your HS controller and a new tab should open with help info and your support profile on the bottom.

    I think you will have to exclude and re-include your switches now that you upgraded to the .66 version of the Z-Wave plugin to give you the three devices for each switch.

    John

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  • TechFan
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    I would rescan the devices since you updated the zwave plugin, if you still don't have the central scene device.

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  • waynehead99
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    Don't need scenes ever for this switch. Just do control device and pick the central scene under the device. The name is a little misleading. Just use it as s trigger and set the event to do what you want.

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  • happnatious1
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    Still confused. I've never used scenes, do I need to activate them somewhere?

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  • waynehead99
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    Originally posted by happnatious1 View Post
    I'm confused, I'm trying to run an event using a triple tap and I get this:


    Do control device.

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  • happnatious1
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    I'm confused, I'm trying to run an event using a triple tap and I get this:
    Attached Files

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  • jumper4000
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    Originally posted by macromark View Post
    on at all times. However, there is an option that keeps it off at all times.
    That's what I want. I want the LEDs to show to current DIM level (which is unique to this dimmer as far as I know), and also to somewhat behave like other dimmers (leave the bottom LED on when the dimmer is off). Basically a combination of those will leave the bottom LED on at all times.

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  • macromark
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    Originally posted by jumper4000 View Post
    Usually even when HomeSeer doesn't know about the parameter in Settings, if you look at the device manual, it'll tell you what Parameters to set in order to change the LED behavior. For example, HomeSeer doesn't automatically give me the option to change the LED behavior on my GE dimmers, however if you look at the manual it'll tell you that if you change Parameter 3 to 0, 1, or 2, it will change the LED behavior. See page 20 here - http://www.lowes.com/pdf/irisMicrosi...mer_Switch.pdf. I was hoping for something similar on these new HomeSeer dimmers, but so far haven't found anything and according to Rich, it may not be possible.
    This is what it says:

    LED
    When shipped from the factory, the LED is set to turn ON when
    the connected light is turned OFF. This is the default setting and
    can be changed if your primary controller supports the node
    configuration function. To make the LED turn ON when the light is
    turned ON, change parameter 3’s value to “1”. To turn the LED OFF
    at all times, change parameter 3’s value to 2.
    • Parameter No: 3
    • Length: 1 Byte
    • Valid Values = 0, 1 or 2 (default 0)

    This is consistent with the screen shot I included above and with what I said. There's no option that keeps the LED on at all times. However, there is an option that keeps it off at all times.

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  • SeaOtter
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    Originally posted by macromark View Post
    Post your support profile so we can see which version of the software and plug-ins you have installed.
    Current version is: HS3 ZEE S2 Edition 3.0.0.280
    Z-Wave 3.0.1.66

    Is there a formal display of a support profile?

    I just updated the Z-Wave plugin software and rebooted the ZEE S2 and only see the on/off toggle of the root device. If I go to the z-wave tab for the device I can set the "switch reverse", "LED Mode", and response to "all on, all off commands" thats all that is there.

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  • jumper4000
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    Originally posted by macromark View Post
    I don't think that's true... that dimmers have an "always on" setting. This is what is normally available for dimmers with a single LED indicator:


    I'm not sure about other multi-LED indicator switches (Cooper, Leviton), however.
    Usually even when HomeSeer doesn't know about the parameter in Settings, if you look at the device manual, it'll tell you what Parameters to set in order to change the LED behavior. For example, HomeSeer doesn't automatically give me the option to change the LED behavior on my GE dimmers, however if you look at the manual it'll tell you that if you change Parameter 3 to 0, 1, or 2, it will change the LED behavior. See page 20 here - http://www.lowes.com/pdf/irisMicrosi...mer_Switch.pdf. I was hoping for something similar on these new HomeSeer dimmers, but so far haven't found anything and according to Rich, it may not be possible.

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  • macromark
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    Originally posted by jumper4000 View Post
    Is there anyway to release a firmware that would give us the option to leave the bottom LED on at all times even when the dimmer is turned off. All other dimmers on the market have this feature.
    I don't think that's true... that dimmers have an "always on" setting. This is what is normally available for dimmers with a single LED indicator:


    I'm not sure about other multi-LED indicator switches (Cooper, Leviton), however.

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  • jumper4000
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    Originally posted by rjh View Post
    I assume this is referring to the switch, not the dimmer?

    I will note for a firmware update. There won't be an update for quite a while, the certification process alone takes a long time and is expensive.

    Here is a trick that might work though. The switch has a setting to swap the function of the LED. So create an event that when the switch goes ON, send the parameter command to set the LED ON when the switch is on, and when the switch goes OFF, set the parameter so the LED is ON when the switch is OFF. I am not sure if just setting the parameter will immediately affect the LED, but you can test that in the settings for the switch.

    I am not aware of any Z-Wave switch that has the option to leave the LED ON at all times?

    Update: I can confirm that this works, changing the parameter will immediately change the LED.
    How about this - we create an Event to set the dim level to 1% when the dimmer is set to Off. That will make the bottom LED go back on, right? How much power do you think having it set to 1% will use?

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