plugInDimmer Plug-in Dimmer

This describes the Z-Wave device plugInDimmer, manufactured by BeNext with the thing type UID of benext_plugindimmer_00_000.

Plug-in Dimmer

Channels

The following table summarises the channels available for the plugInDimmer Plug-in Dimmer.

Channel Channel Id Channel Type UID Category Item Type
Dimmer switch_dimmer switch_dimmer DimmableLight Dimmer
Electric meter (kWh) meter_kwh meter_kwh Energy Number
Electric meter (watts) meter_watts meter_watts Energy Number

Dimmer

Restore Last Value

Restore Last Dimming level on ON.

Property Value      
Configuration ID config_restoreLastValue      
Data Type BOOLEAN   Default Value true
Options Restore Last Value (true)      
  Restore Full Brightness (false)      

Device Configuration

The following table provides a summary of the configuration parameters available in the plugInDimmer Plug-in Dimmer. Detailed information on each parameter can be found below.

Parameter Description
1: Reset to factory settings Set all configuration values to default values (factory settings).
4: Enable dimming This parameter is used to enable the dimming option of the product. When disabled the dimm…
6: Maximum powerload The maximum powerload in watts when light is turned on, when measured higher then this val…
7: Dimming speed The speed of dimming when activated (manual and RF). Dim speed is 1% per value (* 10 ms)
8: Fading up speed The speed of fading up when activated (manual and RF). Fade speed is 1% per value (* 10 m…
11: Auto meter report: percentage A percentage that an energy value must be different compared to a previous sent value befo…
12: Auto meter report: watt A watt value that an energy value must be different compared to a previous sent value befo…
13: Auto meter report: time A time value that has to be passed compared to a previous sent value before a unsolicited …
14: Last known status What to do with lamp status when power applied. If 0x00: Always switch light off when powe…
15: Fading down speed The speed of fading down when activated (manual and RF). Fade speed is 1% per value (* 10…
1: Group 1 Receives BASIC SET commands
2: Group 2 Receives METER and MULTILEVEL_SWITCH commands

1: Reset to factory settings

Set all configuration values to default values (factory settings).

Property Value
Configuration ID config_1_1
Data Type INTEGER
Range 0 to 255
Default Value 0

4: Enable dimming

This parameter is used to enable the dimming option of the product. When disabled the dimming and fading routine are disabled.

Property Value      
Configuration ID config_4_1      
Data Type INTEGER   Default Value 0
Options Disable (0)      
  Enable (1)      

6: Maximum powerload

The maximum powerload in watts when light is turned on, when measured higher then this value the Plugin Dimmer is automatically stops with dimming or is turned off.

Property Value
Configuration ID config_6_2
Data Type INTEGER
Range 25 to 150
Default Value 125

7: Dimming speed

The speed of dimming when activated (manual and RF). Dim speed is 1% per value (* 10 ms)

Property Value
Configuration ID config_7_1
Data Type INTEGER
Range 0 to 255
Default Value 3

8: Fading up speed

The speed of fading up when activated (manual and RF). Fade speed is 1% per value (* 10 ms)

Property Value
Configuration ID config_8_1
Data Type INTEGER
Range 0 to 255
Default Value 1

11: Auto meter report: percentage

A percentage that an energy value must be different compared to a previous sent value before an unsolicited meter report is sent. Minimum value = 1% Maximum value = 100%

Property Value
Configuration ID config_11_1
Data Type INTEGER
Range 0 to 255
Default Value 1

12: Auto meter report: watt

A watt value that an energy value must be different compared to a previous sent value before an unsolicited meter report is sent. Minimum value = 5 watt Maximum value = 255 watt

Property Value
Configuration ID config_12_1
Data Type INTEGER
Range 0 to 255
Default Value 5

13: Auto meter report: time

A time value that has to be passed compared to a previous sent value before a unsolicited meter report is sent. Minimum value = 10 seconds Maximum value = 255 seconds

Property Value
Configuration ID config_13_1
Data Type INTEGER
Range 0 to 255
Default Value 10

14: Last known status

What to do with lamp status when power applied. If 0x00: Always switch light off when power applied. If > 0x00: Switch lamp on/off depending on last known lampstatus before power was disconnected.

Property Value
Configuration ID config_14_1
Data Type INTEGER
Range 0 to 255
Default Value 0

15: Fading down speed

The speed of fading down when activated (manual and RF). Fade speed is 1% per value (* 10 ms)

Property Value
Configuration ID config_15_1
Data Type INTEGER
Range 0 to 255
Default Value 1

1: Group 1

Receives BASIC SET commands

Property Value
Configuration ID group_1
Data Type TEXT
Range to

2: Group 2

Receives METER and MULTILEVEL_SWITCH commands

Property Value
Configuration ID group_2
Data Type TEXT
Range to

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