Heating Control

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Maximo
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Heating Control

#1 Post by Maximo » Fri Jan 30, 2015 4:00 am

I have recently purchased a Secure SS302 two channel receiver (also known as Horstman ASR2-ZW) and a Secure SRT321 (also known as Horstman HRT4-ZW), with a view to automating my heating system. Although there is a lot of information around, it's mainly related to Vera controllers.

Here's the best description as to how I should go about completing the physical installation. http://www.vesternet.com/resources/appl ... Mtfup2sXKA

http://www.vesternet.com/resources/appl ... MtYpZ2sXKA Shows what's needed to complete the zwave side of things. However I'm not sure how I would go about creating an association using OSA.

Although I haven't installed the receiver yet I have had the thermostat working for a few weeks now. It's reporting the temperature and set point fine, I haven't tried to change the set point via OSA yet but hopefully that will be straight forward.

At the moment I'm just looking for advise on how to complete the association side of things. I'd also be interested in hearing from anyone else using these products.

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Re: Heating Control

#2 Post by Automate » Sat Jan 31, 2015 5:16 am

Brian can correct me if I'm wrong but I don't think the Zwave plugin does anything with associations. But having said that, associations are stored in the actual Zwave devices so I don't think the plugin needs to be aware of them since the devices themselves know what to do with the associations. I think I would try using some of the other OpenZwave compatible software which does support association such as openwave-control-panel or zVirtualScenes to configure the associations. Then, I'm not sure if it required, but copy any changes made by the other software to zwcg_*.xml file into the OSA Zwave plugin copy just in case OpenZave needs to know about the associations.

Good luck and let us know what you figure out.

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Re: Heating Control

#3 Post by Maximo » Tue Feb 03, 2015 2:53 am

So it looks like the receiver is faulty as I can't get it included into my network, so I'll have to wait for the replacement. Looks like using something like zVirtualScenes is the way to go on getting the association working.

I've search the forum and it appears that the 'Heating 1' parameter isn't being transmitted to the thermostat. Has this been resolved in an updated version of the zwave plugin? Reading the mailing list on the OZW site seems to suggest that this should be working.

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Re: Heating Control

#4 Post by Automate » Tue Feb 03, 2015 4:38 am

Try the DLL attached to this post http://www.opensourceautomation.com/php ... 094#p10094

It has a few of the bugs in 0.5.4 fixed.

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Re: Heating Control

#5 Post by Maximo » Tue Feb 03, 2015 10:17 am

I've tried that DLL and there is no difference. Do I need to delete the object and let it get discovered once again?

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Re: Heating Control

#6 Post by Automate » Tue Feb 03, 2015 12:35 pm

Does your OSA thermostat object have all the properties and methods your would expect?

What does your Zwave plugin log show when you try and change the heat setpoint?

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Re: Heating Control

#7 Post by Maximo » Tue Feb 03, 2015 1:28 pm

Yes all of the properties and methods seem to be there.

Here are the methods.
HEATSP Heat Setpoint <------ I've changed this to Heating 1 also.
NODE NEIGHBOR UPDATE Node Neighbor Update
OFF Off
ON On

The properties are;
Application Version String
Battery Level Integer
Heating 1 Float
Home ID String
Library Version String
Poll Boolean
Protocol Version String
Temperature String

Here's what I get in the logfile.
Found Command: HEATSP | param1: 21.0 | param2: | obj: HRT4-ZW Thermostat Transmitter - Z4 | addr: Z4

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Re: Heating Control

#8 Post by Automate » Tue Feb 03, 2015 2:32 pm

What do you get after the "Found Command"?

Here http://www.opensourceautomation.com/php ... 9982#p9982 is what another user is getting with their thermostat.

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Re: Heating Control

#9 Post by Maximo » Tue Feb 03, 2015 3:10 pm

Spotted that post and had hoped mine would work just the same. Sadly that's the only line in the log file.

Found Command: HEATSP | param1: 21.0 | param2: | obj: HRT4-ZW Thermostat Transmitter - Z4 | addr: Z4

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Re: Heating Control

#10 Post by Maximo » Tue Feb 03, 2015 3:20 pm

Got this in the OZW_Log file after I manually change the setpoint on the Thermostat.

2015-02-03 23:13:48:340 Node004, Received: 0x01, 0x0c, 0x00, 0x04, 0x08, 0x04, 0x06, 0x43, 0x03, 0x01, 0x22, 0x00, 0xb4, 0x2a
2015-02-03 23:13:48:340
2015-02-03 23:13:48:340 Node004, ApplicationCommandHandler - Unhandled Command Class 0x43
2015-02-03 23:13:48:340 Node004, Received: 0x01, 0x0c, 0x00, 0x04, 0x00, 0x04, 0x06, 0x43, 0x03, 0x01, 0x22, 0x00, 0xb4, 0x22
2015-02-03 23:13:48:356
2015-02-03 23:13:48:356 Node004, ApplicationCommandHandler - Unhandled Command Class 0x43

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