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WALLC-S Wall Controller

This describes the Z-Wave device WALLC-S, manufactured by Z-Wave.Me with the thing type UID of zwaveme_wallcs_00_000.

The device is in the category of Wall Switch, defining Any device attached to the wall that controls a binary status of something, for ex. a light switch.

WALLC-S product image

The WALLC-S 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 WALLC-S 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 WALLC-S -:

Channel Channel Id Category Item Type
Dimmer switch_dimmer DimmableLight Dimmer
Scene Activation scene_number   Number
Scene Number scene_number   Number
Battery Level battery-level Battery Number

Dimmer

The brightness channel allows to control the brightness of a light. It is also possible to switch the light on and off.

The switch_dimmer channel supports the Dimmer item and is in the DimmableLight category.

Scene Activation

Triggers when a scene button is pressed.

The scene_number channel supports the Number item.

Scene Number

Triggers when a scene button is pressed.

The scene_number channel supports the Number item.

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 10 configuration parameters available in the WALLC-S. Detailed information on each parameter can be found in the sections below.

Param Name Description
1 Button 1 and 3 pair mode In separate mode button 1 works with group 1, button 3 with groups 3. Click is On, Hold is dimming Up, Double click is Off, Click-Hold is dimming Down. In pair button 1/3 are Up/Down correspondingly. Click is On/Off, Hold is dimming Up/Down. Single clicks
2 Button 2 and 4 pair mode In separate mode button 1 works with group 2, button 4 with groups 3. Click is On, Hold is dimming Up, Double click is Off, Click-Hold is dimming Down. In pair button 2/4 are Up/Down correspondingly. Click is On/Off, Hold is dimming Up/Down. Single clicks
11 Action on group 1 In Switch On/Off only mode On command is sent on Dim Up, Off on Dim Down. In Scenes mode the scene ID sent is (10 * group + ActionID), where ActionID is: 1 = On, 2 = Off, 3 = Dim Up Start, 4 = Dim Down Start, 5 = Dim Up Stop, 6 = Dim Down Stop
12 Action on group 2 In Switch On/Off only mode On command is sent on Dim Up, Off on Dim Down. In Scenes mode the scene ID sent is (10 * group + ActionID), where ActionID is: 1 = On, 2 = Off, 3 = Dim Up Start, 4 = Dim Down Start, 5 = Dim Up Stop, 6 = Dim Down Stop
13 Action on group 3 In Switch On/Off only mode On command is sent on Dim Up, Off on Dim Down. In Scenes mode the scene ID sent is (10 * group + ActionID), where ActionID is: 1 = On, 2 = Off, 3 = Dim Up Start, 4 = Dim Down Start, 5 = Dim Up Stop, 6 = Dim Down Stop
14 Action on group 4 In Switch On/Off only mode On command is sent on Dim Up, Off on Dim Down. In Scenes mode the scene ID sent is (10 * group + ActionID), where ActionID is: 1 = On, 2 = Off, 3 = Dim Up Start, 4 = Dim Down Start, 5 = Dim Up Stop, 6 = Dim Down Stop
21 Send the following Switch All commands  
22 Invert buttons  
25 Blocks wakeup even when wakeup interval is set If the device wakes up and there is no controller nearby, several unsuccessful communication attempts will drain battery.
30 Send unsolicited Battery Report on Wake Up  
  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: Button 1 and 3 pair mode

In separate mode button 1 works with group 1, button 3 with groups 3. Click is On, Hold is dimming Up, Double click is Off, Click-Hold is dimming Down. In pair button 1/3 are Up/Down correspondingly. Click is On/Off, Hold is dimming Up/Down. Single clicks

The following option values may be configured -:

Value Description
0 Separately
1 In pair without double clicks
2 In pair with double clicks

The manufacturer defined default value is 1 (In pair without double clicks).

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

Parameter 2: Button 2 and 4 pair mode

In separate mode button 1 works with group 2, button 4 with groups 3. Click is On, Hold is dimming Up, Double click is Off, Click-Hold is dimming Down. In pair button 2/4 are Up/Down correspondingly. Click is On/Off, Hold is dimming Up/Down. Single clicks

The following option values may be configured -:

Value Description
0 Separately
1 In pair without double clicks
2 In pair with double clicks

The manufacturer defined default value is 1 (In pair without double clicks).

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

Parameter 11: Action on group 1

In Switch On/Off only mode On command is sent on Dim Up, Off on Dim Down. In Scenes mode the scene ID sent is (10 * group + ActionID), where ActionID is: 1 = On, 2 = Off, 3 = Dim Up Start, 4 = Dim Down Start, 5 = Dim Up Stop, 6 = Dim Down Stop

The following option values may be configured -:

Value Description
0 Disabled
1 Switch On/Off and Dim (send Basic Set and Switch Multilevel)
2 Switch On/Off only (send Basic Set)
3 Switch all
4 Send Scenes
5 Send Preconfigured Scenes
7 Control Door Lock
8 Central Scene to Gateway

The manufacturer defined default value is 1 (Switch On/Off and Dim (send Basic Set and Switch Multilevel)).

This parameter has the configuration ID config_11_1 and is of type INTEGER.

Parameter 12: Action on group 2

In Switch On/Off only mode On command is sent on Dim Up, Off on Dim Down. In Scenes mode the scene ID sent is (10 * group + ActionID), where ActionID is: 1 = On, 2 = Off, 3 = Dim Up Start, 4 = Dim Down Start, 5 = Dim Up Stop, 6 = Dim Down Stop

The following option values may be configured -:

Value Description
0 Disabled
1 Switch On/Off and Dim (send Basic Set and Switch Multilevel)
2 Switch On/Off only (send Basic Set)
3 Switch all
4 Send Scenes
5 Send Preconfigured Scenes
7 Control Door Lock
8 Central Scene to Gateway

The manufacturer defined default value is 1 (Switch On/Off and Dim (send Basic Set and Switch Multilevel)).

This parameter has the configuration ID config_12_1 and is of type INTEGER.

Parameter 13: Action on group 3

In Switch On/Off only mode On command is sent on Dim Up, Off on Dim Down. In Scenes mode the scene ID sent is (10 * group + ActionID), where ActionID is: 1 = On, 2 = Off, 3 = Dim Up Start, 4 = Dim Down Start, 5 = Dim Up Stop, 6 = Dim Down Stop

The following option values may be configured -:

Value Description
0 Disabled
1 Switch On/Off and Dim (send Basic Set and Switch Multilevel)
2 Switch On/Off only (send Basic Set)
3 Switch all
4 Send Scenes
5 Send Preconfigured Scenes
7 Control Door Lock
8 Central Scene to Gateway

The manufacturer defined default value is 1 (Switch On/Off and Dim (send Basic Set and Switch Multilevel)).

This parameter has the configuration ID config_13_1 and is of type INTEGER.

Parameter 14: Action on group 4

In Switch On/Off only mode On command is sent on Dim Up, Off on Dim Down. In Scenes mode the scene ID sent is (10 * group + ActionID), where ActionID is: 1 = On, 2 = Off, 3 = Dim Up Start, 4 = Dim Down Start, 5 = Dim Up Stop, 6 = Dim Down Stop

The following option values may be configured -:

Value Description
0 Disabled
1 Switch On/Off and Dim (send Basic Set and Switch Multilevel)
2 Switch On/Off only (send Basic Set)
3 Switch all
4 Send Scenes
5 Send Preconfigured Scenes
7 Control Door Lock
8 Central Scene to Gateway

The manufacturer defined default value is 1 (Switch On/Off and Dim (send Basic Set and Switch Multilevel)).

This parameter has the configuration ID config_14_1 and is of type INTEGER.

Parameter 21: Send the following Switch All commands

The following option values may be configured -:

Value Description
1 NO (Normal Open)
2 NC (Normal Close)
255 Switch all on and off

The manufacturer defined default value is 1 (NO (Normal Open)).

This parameter has the configuration ID config_21_1 and is of type INTEGER.

Parameter 22: Invert buttons

The following option values may be configured -:

Value Description
0 No
1 Yes

The manufacturer defined default value is 0 (No).

This parameter has the configuration ID config_22_1 and is of type INTEGER.

Parameter 25: Blocks wakeup even when wakeup interval is set

If the device wakes up and there is no controller nearby, several unsuccessful communication attempts will drain battery.

The following option values may be configured -:

Value Description
0 Wakeup is blocked
1 Wakeup is possible

The manufacturer defined default value is 0 (Wakeup is blocked).

This parameter has the configuration ID config_25_1 and is of type INTEGER.

Parameter 30: Send unsolicited Battery Report on Wake Up

The following option values may be configured -:

Value Description
0 No
1 To same node as wake up notification
2 Broadcast to neighbours

The manufacturer defined default value is 0 (No).

This parameter has the configuration ID config_30_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 WALLC-S supports 5 association groups.

Group 1: Lifeline

This group supports 10 nodes.

Group 2: Group 1

This group supports 10 nodes.

Group 3: Group 2

This group supports 10 nodes.

Group 4: Group 3

This group supports 10 nodes.

Group 5: Group 4

This group supports 10 nodes.

Technical Information

Endpoints

Endpoint 0

Command Class Comment
COMMAND_CLASS_NO_OPERATION_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_BASIC_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_SWITCH_MULTILEVEL_V0 Linked to BASIC
COMMAND_CLASS_SCENE_ACTIVATION_V0  
COMMAND_CLASS_SCENE_CONTROLLER_CONF_V0  
COMMAND_CLASS_CENTRAL_SCENE_V0  
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  
COMMAND_CLASS_MULTI_CMD_V1  

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