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Forum: HomeSeer Z-Wave Plug-in December 10th, 2017, 01:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By jmaddox
Go to button you want to use, under the zwave tab...

Go to button you want to use, under the zwave tab open settings, add the device you want to control and then set the command you want to send.

This creates a scene and saves it to the cooper. The...
Forum: HomeTroller™ December 8th, 2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By jmaddox
My Hometroller has a sticker on the side with the...

My Hometroller has a sticker on the side with the password. If that doesn't work for you I would suggest emailing homeseer support, they'll help you log in
Forum: HomeSeer General Discussion Area December 6th, 2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By jmaddox
If you have a floorplan of your home, you could...

If you have a floorplan of your home, you could place a number where each switch or group of switches is located. A separate key would then provide information on each group/switch.

Google...
Forum: HomeSeer Z-Wave Plug-in December 5th, 2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By jmaddox
I like the airgap idea, it's worth checking......

I like the airgap idea, it's worth checking... however the airgap should physically disrupt the line from the source.

It might be worth cutting the breaker supplying the switch; see if that resets...
Forum: HomeSeer General Discussion Area December 5th, 2017, 01:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By jmaddox
Yep when you associate a dimmer with the Cooper. ...

Yep when you associate a dimmer with the Cooper. 1 tap turns on/off. If on, press and hold dims either up or down.
Forum: HomeSeer General Discussion Area December 4th, 2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By jmaddox
I have the Cooper 5 button scene controller sold...

I have the Cooper 5 button scene controller sold in the HS shop. It appears identical to the Eaton. I use the Cooper to control 4 Aeotec micro zwave dimmers.

When I programmed each button of...
Forum: HomeSeer Wall Dimmers & Switches December 3rd, 2017, 02:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By jmaddox
I've never tried to update the firmware on my...

I've never tried to update the firmware on my HS-100+'s since they work as expected with my system.

However logically it makes sense for a firmware update using a 100 kbps connection to use up...
Forum: HomeSeer General Discussion Area December 1st, 2017, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By jmaddox
It appears that the wt00z acts like a scene...

It appears that the wt00z acts like a scene controller.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxXXf9IQgQI

This video shows you how to set up associations using the cooper 5 button controller which...
Forum: HS3 / HS3PRO Discussion November 29th, 2017, 01:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By jmaddox
That seems odd to me, does anyone else need to...

That seems odd to me, does anyone else need to optimize daily to avoid problems?

My home is 2700 square feet, I have 32 zwave devices, 24 have a direct connection to my znet, the rest are 1-3 hops...
Forum: HS3 / HS3PRO Discussion November 26th, 2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By jmaddox
I wrote a script to count my lights and ceiling...

I wrote a script to count my lights and ceiling fans then update a virtual device with the number.

At some point in the future I'll also have it make a list of the devices that are on; or perhaps...
Forum: HS3 / HS3PRO Discussion November 21st, 2017, 03:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 261
Posted By jmaddox
There is a handy event zwave action; that can...

There is a handy event zwave action; that can control devices using floor/room designations or even all off/on

Personally I create an all on/off group for every room, then in turn call all of...
Forum: HS3 / HS3PRO Discussion November 16th, 2017, 12:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By jmaddox
1) any way you include this switch will produce 3...

1) any way you include this switch will produce 3 devices. ztool is merely one, albeit easy, way to add a device. I suggest you name as you go.

2) I don't use imperihome, but only one of the 3...
Forum: HS3 / HS3PRO Discussion November 12th, 2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By jmaddox
yes, every switch will create three devices. ...

yes, every switch will create three devices. Only one will have the name you supplied, you'll need to edit the names manually. Personally I name each of the three using a common naming scheme:
...
Forum: HomeSeer General Discussion Area November 9th, 2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,223
Posted By jmaddox
interesting concept but it offends my sense of...

interesting concept but it offends my sense of aesthetics. maybe if I had a rustic cabin? Also the display seems a bit limited
Forum: User Interface Discussion November 8th, 2017, 01:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By jmaddox
No, you do have options. ...

No, you do have options.

https://forums.homeseer.com/showthread.php?t=176854&highlight=hsmetro

only downside is that hsmetro uses json which is a touch slow in my experience... ie I can click...
Forum: HomeSeer General Discussion Area November 7th, 2017, 02:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By jmaddox
I thought I'd toss in my 2 cents Your echo...

I thought I'd toss in my 2 cents

Your echo dots use the cloud, so if your internet is down voice commands will not work.

the HS-WD100's do ramp up and down. I personally like this, but it can...
Forum: General Home Automation Hardware Discussion November 3rd, 2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By jmaddox
If you have a large family, you like long...

If you have a large family, you like long showers, or you just find you run out of hot water you may wish to consider tankless.

For tankless you'll want to determine your water demand as well as...
Forum: HS3 / HS3PRO Discussion October 31st, 2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By jmaddox
What about creating a bat file to monitor...

What about creating a bat file to monitor homeseer, determine when it crashes, and automatically restart it?

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/20261947/detect-crashed-application-with-bat
Forum: HomeSeer Wall Dimmers & Switches October 26th, 2017, 01:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By jmaddox
I see what you mean, when trying to add one of my...

I see what you mean, when trying to add one of my HS-WD100's using the settings section of the zwave page on the individual button of my cooper 5 button controller I only get on/off.

Try adding...
Forum: HomeSeer Software October 26th, 2017, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By jmaddox
You should start by asking yourself what your...

You should start by asking yourself what your goals are. What do you want the system to do?

Once you have a goal/problem. look at the technology and see what fits/provides a solution.

In my...
Forum: Off Topic October 26th, 2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By jmaddox
My initial reaction was; no thanks. After...

My initial reaction was; no thanks. After reviewing their protocol I can see how it seems well thought out and fairly reasonable.

I can see pitfalls in the system such as pets getting out, doors...
Forum: HS3Touch General Discusion October 25th, 2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By jmaddox
There are some threads where folks have posted...

There are some threads where folks have posted pictures of their HSTouch screens
Forum: HS3Touch General Discusion October 24th, 2017, 02:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By jmaddox
I do wish there was a way to better export...

I do wish there was a way to better export HStouch designs/templates
Forum: HS3 / HS3PRO Discussion October 21st, 2017, 01:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By jmaddox
This made me think of the homeseer setup video...

This made me think of the homeseer setup video for the cooper 5 button controller.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxXXf9IQgQI

I did not use this method, instead opting to have my 5 button...
Forum: HomeSeer General Discussion Area October 21st, 2017, 12:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,004
Posted By jmaddox
It does come with a remote....

It does come with a remote....
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