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  • Why Doesn't this Counter Work?

    I have set up a counter in a simple sprinkler event to give me easy control over the frequency of irrigation. The event looks like this:

    IF Time: 6:00 AM
    AND IF: Sprinkler Program has a value equal to Regular Program Enabled
    AND IF: Sprinkler Interval value has become this or a multiple of this: 3
    THEN: Set Device Sprinkler System Status to Run Regular Program

    However, the event will not trigger the sprinkler when all the conditions are met. However, if I remove the counter condition, it triggers everyday at 6:00 AM. Any idea what's wrong?
    HS3Pro on Windows 10
    One install with 2 Ethernet Z-nets
    2nd install with 1 Zstick
    300 devices, 250 events, 8 scripts
    5 CT-100 tstats
    Serial IT-100 interface to DSC Panel with 8 wired zones
    18 Fortrezz water sensors & two valve controls
    Serial Rain8Net Pro with 8 zones

  • #2
    Are you using the device created for the counter in the event, or the counter itself? From what I understand, the devices created by counters and timers are there for display purposes, but can't be used for triggers or conditions.

    Cheers
    Al
    HS 3.0.0.548: 1976 Devices 1156 Events
    Z-Wave 3.0.1.262: 123 Nodes on one Z-Net

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    • #3
      Hi Al, I selected the Counter option, not the Device option, in the statement.
      HS3Pro on Windows 10
      One install with 2 Ethernet Z-nets
      2nd install with 1 Zstick
      300 devices, 250 events, 8 scripts
      5 CT-100 tstats
      Serial IT-100 interface to DSC Panel with 8 wired zones
      18 Fortrezz water sensors & two valve controls
      Serial Rain8Net Pro with 8 zones

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      • #4
        I actually posted the event as I have re-entered it, with the Time statement first; I previously had the Counter statement first. It worked in a test; lets see if it works at the scheduled time.
        HS3Pro on Windows 10
        One install with 2 Ethernet Z-nets
        2nd install with 1 Zstick
        300 devices, 250 events, 8 scripts
        5 CT-100 tstats
        Serial IT-100 interface to DSC Panel with 8 wired zones
        18 Fortrezz water sensors & two valve controls
        Serial Rain8Net Pro with 8 zones

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Sheriff View Post
          I actually posted the event as I have re-entered it, with the Time statement first; I previously had the Counter statement first. It worked in a test; lets see if it works at the scheduled time.
          That was probably it. If you had the counter first as a trigger, it would have had to change to 3 at exactly 6:00AM. It would be virtually impossible to have both happen at exactly the same time.
          Randy Prade
          Aurora, CO
          Prades.net

          PHLocation - Pushover - EasyTrigger - UltraECM3 - Ultra1Wire3 - Arduino

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          • #6
            Solved!

            Yep, that was it. Thanks for the help.
            HS3Pro on Windows 10
            One install with 2 Ethernet Z-nets
            2nd install with 1 Zstick
            300 devices, 250 events, 8 scripts
            5 CT-100 tstats
            Serial IT-100 interface to DSC Panel with 8 wired zones
            18 Fortrezz water sensors & two valve controls
            Serial Rain8Net Pro with 8 zones

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            • #7
              Sprinklers? In winter? Wouldn't have counters or anything.

              Just kidding. Turned off our sprinklers about a month ago.

              Michael
              Michael

              HS3 Pro 3.0.0.470 | 849 devices | 349 events | OpenSprinkler | BLShutdown | EasyTrigger | NetCAM | Harmony Hub | Sonos | SDJ-Health | BLUPS | PHLocation | BLBackup | BLLock | Z-Wave 3.0.1.243 | weatherXML | Pushover 3P | Blue-Iris | AirPlaySpeak

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              • #8
                South Texas...we're still growing things.
                HS3Pro on Windows 10
                One install with 2 Ethernet Z-nets
                2nd install with 1 Zstick
                300 devices, 250 events, 8 scripts
                5 CT-100 tstats
                Serial IT-100 interface to DSC Panel with 8 wired zones
                18 Fortrezz water sensors & two valve controls
                Serial Rain8Net Pro with 8 zones

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