Brand new to Smartthings. Several years ago I outfitted my home with Aspire (Cooper Electronics) switches and receptacles, throughout. They’re a specific style, so if one goes, I have to order online. See catalog: http://www.cooperindustries.com/content/dam/public/wiringdevices/products/documents/brochures/aspire-rf-brochure.pdf
Last month, I upgraded to LEDs and the LED dimmers offered had Z-Wave built into the switches. I decided to add a few more switches, plus a battery operated switch that our toddler can reach. None of the switches are networked, yet.
Bought the Smartthings hub to be my Z-wave controller, but I have yet to be able to program a single switch onto the smartthings network. The app seems to favor brands like Aeon, Enerwave, GE, and Leviton. Do I have to stick with these brands or all Z-wave items compatible?
The instructions on the switches are pretty simple: Set the controller to “add a device” and then press the switch you wish to add. Has not worked, so far.