What is Z-wave?
Z-wave is a radio protocol widely used in smart home devices. Devices in the Z-wave protocol all work within the same rules and these rules are built to fit the smart home industry. If you wish to know more about Z-wave, please go to this article.
Add/Remove new Z-Wave devices through the GUI
To add new Z-Wave devices to the Z-Wave Network or remove existing devices through the Animus Heart GUI, follow the steps shown in this article.
Please note: If the Heart is included into another Z-Wave network (see /wiki/spaces/AHK/pages/231505942), then it's possible that it is not the primary controller of the network. In this case it is only possible to add/remove new Z-Wave devices through the terminal.
Add/Remove Z-Wave devices through the terminal
To be able to add/remove Z-Wave devices through the terminal enter command group zwave in the Web Terminal.
To start the process of adding a Z-Wave product, type
- Set the device you want to add in pairing mode. Usually you have to press a button on the device. To be sure on how you add that particular device, please read the manual of the device for more details.
- If further steps are needed (e.g. accepting Security keys and input of DSK) this will be prompted in the console.
- After the device is successfully included an interview of the device is started after which it shows up in the framework.
To start the process of removing a Z-Wave product, type
- When the exclusion is done, or if is fails, this is printed to the console.
The process of replacing a failed Z-Wave product with another (non-included) device is the same as adding a new Z-Wave device (through the console), except that the first step is:
The process of removing a failed Z-Wave product is the same as removing a Z-Wave device (through the console), except that the first step is: