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|Comfort supports the following sensor message types.
However, for Comfort to get the information the Comfort Node Type must change from Basic to Multilevel Sensor.
There is an issue in Comfort that makes it difficult to change device type from Basic Node to Multilevel Sensor but more on this later. However despite this I have still got sensor information and changed node type to Multilevel Sensor from Basic and got fast and accurate temperature readings for example.
I have the following devices in my system and I am able get temperature sensor information from the following in Comfort
Even as of writing Vera does not seem to correctly display temperature sensor information and even though the information is available in the zWave device itself. This could mislead you into thinking that there is something wrong with the device but this would be very wrong. I have had issues at some level or another with all 4 of the above in Vera. But ignore this point for now. Just make sure the device is registered in Vera or any other primary controller and DO NOT worry that you may not see the temperature sensor information in the primary controller. This will make no difference to Comfort. As long as the node changes to Multilevel Sensor you will be get the sensor information like temperature from the device into comfort automatically and reliably.
Step 2 – Comfort
Just use Comfort Learn to add or change device so that the node type is set to Multilevel Sensor ( default is Basic which is what you do not want) and then you will be able to set or assign comfort sensor registers to the device in ZWave Mappings.
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Last edited on Wednesday Nov 23rd, 2016 02:21 am by MDKKEN
Please now follow my email thread on ZWave Hints and Tips Installation, Commisioning – changing node types.
Great stuff. But where is the thread?