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DSB54 Recessed Door/Window Sensor

This describes the Z-Wave device DSB54, manufactured by AEON Labs with the thing type UID of aeon_dsb54_00_000.

The device is in the category of Door, defining Door sensors.

The DSB54 supports routing. This allows the device to communicate using other routing enabled devices as intermediate routers. This device is unable to participate in the routing of data from other devices.

The DSB54 does not permanently listen for messages sent from the controller - it will periodically wake up automatically to check if the controller has messages to send, but will sleep most of the time to conserve battery life. The wakeup period can be configured in the user interface - it is advisable not to make this too short as it will impact battery life - a reasonable compromise is 1 hour. The wakeup period does not impact the devices ability to report events or sensor data. The device can be manually woken with a button press on the device as described below - note that triggering a device to send an event is not the same as a wakeup notification, and this will not allow the controller to communicate with the device.

Overview

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Channels

The following table summarises the channels available for the DSB54 -:

Channel Channel Id Category Item Type
Door Sensor sensor_door Door Contact
Battery Level battery-level Battery Number

Door Sensor

Indicates if the door/window is open or closed.

The sensor_door channel supports the Contact item and is in the Door category. This is a read only channel so will only be updated following state changes from the device.

The following state translation is provided for this channel to the Contact item type -:

Value Label
OPEN Open
CLOSED Closed

Battery Level

Represents the battery level as a percentage (0-100%). Bindings for things supporting battery level in a different format (e.g. 4 levels) should convert to a percentage to provide a consistent battery level reading.

The battery-level channel supports the Number item and is in the Battery category.

Device Configuration

The following table provides a summary of the 7 configuration parameters available in the DSB54. Detailed information on each parameter can be found in the sections below.

Param Name Description
1 Send Sensor binary report on open/close events  
3 Send Basic Set on open/close event  
101 Low battery voltage check parameter defines, if battery check function is possible, when battery is below warning voltage
111 Low battery voltage check time Minimum battery low check Interval time is 4 minutes (240 seconds)
121 Flag values for triggered magnet switch Flag values for which reports to send when the magnet switch is triggered
252 Permit other configurations Lock or Unlock other configuration set function
255 Reset to default Reset to the default configuration
  Wakeup Interval Sets the interval at which the device will accept commands from the controller
  Wakeup Node Sets the node ID of the device to receive the wakeup notifications

Parameter 1: Send Sensor binary report on open/close events

The following option values may be configured -:

Value Description
0 On for opened, Off for closed
1 Off for opened, On for closed

The manufacturer defined default value is 0 (On for opened, Off for closed).

This parameter has the configuration ID config_1_1 and is of type INTEGER.

Parameter 3: Send Basic Set on open/close event

The following option values may be configured -:

Value Description
0 On for opened, Off for closed
1 Off for opened, On for closed

The manufacturer defined default value is 0 (On for opened, Off for closed).

This parameter has the configuration ID config_3_1 and is of type INTEGER.

Parameter 101: Low battery voltage check

parameter defines, if battery check function is possible, when battery is below warning voltage

The following option values may be configured -:

Value Description
0 Disable
1 Enable

The manufacturer defined default value is 0 (Disable).

This parameter has the configuration ID config_101_1 and is of type INTEGER.

Parameter 111: Low battery voltage check time

Minimum battery low check Interval time is 4 minutes (240 seconds)

Values in the range 0 to 65535 may be set.

The manufacturer defined default value is 112.

This parameter has the configuration ID config_111_4 and is of type INTEGER.

Parameter 121: Flag values for triggered magnet switch

Flag values for which reports to send when the magnet switch is triggered

Values in the range 0 to 65535 may be set.

The manufacturer defined default value is 256.

This parameter has the configuration ID config_121_4 and is of type INTEGER.

Parameter 252: Permit other configurations

Lock or Unlock other configuration set function

The following option values may be configured -:

Value Description
0 Unlock
1 Lock

The manufacturer defined default value is 0 (Unlock).

This parameter has the configuration ID config_252_1 and is of type INTEGER.

Parameter 255: Reset to default

Reset to the default configuration

The following option values may be configured -:

Value Description
0 Reset

The manufacturer defined default value is 0 (Reset).

This parameter has the configuration ID config_255_2_wo and is of type INTEGER. This is a write only parameter.

Wakeup Interval

The wakeup interval sets the period at which the device will listen for messages from the controller. This is required for battery devices that sleep most of the time in order to conserve battery life. The device will wake up at this interval and send a message to the controller to tell it that it can accept messages - after a few seconds, it will go back to sleep if there is no further communications.

This setting is defined in seconds. It is advisable not to set this interval too short or it could impact battery life. A period of 1 hour (3600 seconds) is suitable in most instances.

Note that this setting does not affect the devices ability to send sensor data, or notification events.

This parameter has the configuration ID wakeup_interval and is of type INTEGER.

Wakeup Node

When sleeping devices wake up, they send a notification to a listening device. Normally, this device is the network controller, and normally the controller will set this automatically to its own address. In the event that the network contains multiple controllers, it may be necessary to configure this to a node that is not the main controller. This is an advanced setting and should not be changed without a full understanding of the impact.

This parameter has the configuration ID wakeup_node and is of type INTEGER.

Association Groups

Association groups allow the device to send unsolicited reports to the controller, or other devices in the network. Using association groups can allow you to eliminate polling, providing instant feedback of a device state change without unnecessary network traffic.

The DSB54 supports 2 association groups.

Group 1: State Updates

This group supports 5 nodes.

Group 2: Battery Warnings

This group supports 5 nodes.

Technical Information

Endpoints

Endpoint 0

Command Class Comment
COMMAND_CLASS_NO_OPERATION_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_BASIC_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_SENSOR_BINARY_V1 Linked to BASIC
COMMAND_CLASS_CONFIGURATION_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_MANUFACTURER_SPECIFIC_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_BATTERY_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_WAKE_UP_V2  
COMMAND_CLASS_ASSOCIATION_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_VERSION_V1  

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