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POPE700168 POPP Rain-Sensor

This describes the Z-Wave device POPE700168, manufactured by Popp & Co with the thing type UID of popp_pope700168_00_000.

POPE700168 product image

The POPE700168 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 POPE700168 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 POPE700168 -:

Channel Channel Id Category Item Type
Basic value basic_number    
Sensor (general) sensor_general   Number
Sensor (rain rate) sensor_rainrate Humidity Number
Water meter (amps) meter_water_cubic_meters Energy Number
Battery Level battery-level Battery Number

Basic value

Channel type information on this channel is not found.

Sensor (general)

The sensor_general channel supports the Number item. This is a read only channel so will only be updated following state changes from the device.

Sensor (rain rate)

Indicates the current relative humidity.

The sensor_rainrate channel supports the Number item and is in the Humidity category. This is a read only channel so will only be updated following state changes from the device.

Water meter (amps)

Indicates the instantaneous water consumption.

The meter_water_cubic_meters channel supports the Number item and is in the Energy category. This is a read only channel so will only be updated following state changes from the device.

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 POPE700168. Detailed information on each parameter can be found in the sections below.

Param Name Description
1 Rain Counter Ths values shows the total count of rain from the moment of inclusion in mm waterlevel. By writing this value this counter can be reset. Size: 2 Byte, Default Value: 0
2 Rain Start Command This BASIC Set Command value is sent out into Association Group 2 when the device detects start of rain Size: 1 Byte, Default Value: 99
3 Rain Stop Command This BASIC Set Command value is sent out into Association Group 2 when the device detects stop of rain Size: 1 Byte, Default Value: 0
4 Meter Multiplier This multiplier allows to adapt the display to certain controllers not being able to handle very low numbers. Size: 2 Byte, Default Value: 1 only 1/10/100/1000
5 Heavy Rain This threshold defines when a heavy rain condition is hit. In most countries this is defined as > 15 mm rain per hour. The default value however is to turn this function off. Size: 1 Byte, Default Value: 255
6 Heavy Rain Start Command This BASIC Set Command value is sent out into Association Group 3 when the device detects start of heavy rain Size: 1 Byte, Default Value: 99
7 Heavy Rain Stop Command This BASIC Set Command value is sent out into Association Group 3 when the device detects stop of heavy rain Size: 1 Byte, Default Value: 0
  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: Rain Counter

Ths values shows the total count of rain from the moment of inclusion in mm waterlevel. By writing this value this counter can be reset. Size: 2 Byte, Default Value: 0

Values in the range 0 to 32000 may be set.

The manufacturer defined default value is 0.

This parameter has the configuration ID config_1_2 and is of type INTEGER.

Parameter 2: Rain Start Command

This BASIC Set Command value is sent out into Association Group 2 when the device detects start of rain Size: 1 Byte, Default Value: 99

Values in the range 0 to 99 may be set.

The manufacturer defined default value is 99.

This parameter has the configuration ID config_2_1 and is of type INTEGER.

Parameter 3: Rain Stop Command

This BASIC Set Command value is sent out into Association Group 2 when the device detects stop of rain Size: 1 Byte, Default Value: 0

Values in the range 0 to 99 may be set.

The manufacturer defined default value is 0.

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

Parameter 4: Meter Multiplier

This multiplier allows to adapt the display to certain controllers not being able to handle very low numbers. Size: 2 Byte, Default Value: 1 only 1/10/100/1000

Values in the range 1 to 1000 may be set.

The manufacturer defined default value is 1.

This parameter has the configuration ID config_4_2 and is of type INTEGER.

Parameter 5: Heavy Rain

This threshold defines when a heavy rain condition is hit. In most countries this is defined as > 15 mm rain per hour. The default value however is to turn this function off. Size: 1 Byte, Default Value: 255

Values in the range 0 to 255 may be set.

The manufacturer defined default value is 255.

This parameter has the configuration ID config_5_1 and is of type INTEGER.

Parameter 6: Heavy Rain Start Command

This BASIC Set Command value is sent out into Association Group 3 when the device detects start of heavy rain Size: 1 Byte, Default Value: 99

Values in the range 0 to 99 may be set.

The manufacturer defined default value is 99.

This parameter has the configuration ID config_6_1 and is of type INTEGER.

Parameter 7: Heavy Rain Stop Command

This BASIC Set Command value is sent out into Association Group 3 when the device detects stop of heavy rain Size: 1 Byte, Default Value: 0

Values in the range 0 to 99 may be set.

The manufacturer defined default value is 0.

This parameter has the configuration ID config_7_1 and is of type INTEGER.

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 POPE700168 supports 3 association groups.

Group 1: Lifeline

This group supports 5 nodes.

Group 2: Switching Command when Rain (> 0 mm/h)

Switching Command when Rain (> 0 mm/h). Basic Set Comand is sent. This group supports 5 nodes.

Group 3: Heavy Rain detected. Basic Set Comand is sent.

This group supports 5 nodes.

Technical Information

Endpoints

Endpoint 0

Command Class Comment
COMMAND_CLASS_NO_OPERATION_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_BASIC_V0  
COMMAND_CLASS_SENSOR_MULTILEVEL_V7  
COMMAND_CLASS_METER_V3  
COMMAND_CLASS_ASSOCIATION_GRP_INFO_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_DEVICE_RESET_LOCALLY_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_ZWAVEPLUS_INFO_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_CONFIGURATION_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_MANUFACTURER_SPECIFIC_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_POWERLEVEL_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_FIRMWARE_UPDATE_MD_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_BATTERY_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_WAKE_UP_V2  
COMMAND_CLASS_ASSOCIATION_V2  
COMMAND_CLASS_VERSION_V2  

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