[BETA] GE/Jasco Z-Wave Plus Dimmer Switch With Double-Tap

Hi all, I am the owner of the repository for these DTH’s. I am open to adding contributors and/or accepting PR’s I just won’t be able to confirm the PR’s actually work.

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Thanks Chris, just sent PR with updated code on Github.

I can confirm it works for my 3 switches and have tested for the past 3 days. Only issue I noticed (and not sure if it was there before this code change) is that when changing status between two dimmers using an association command (the one that uses double tap directly between the switches bypassing the hub entirely), the other light will turn on/off, but not update status in Smartthings. My workaround was to duplicate the association actions with Smartlighting automations so that status would be correct. Or, you can skip the associations and just use the Smartlighting app, but won’t be able to control other switches if the hub/internet goes down. I’m also looking at the code to see if I can make any other contributions, like moving things from action tiles that were in the classic app to preferences. But the proposed change for now gets the buttons showing up for automations again in the new app.

Greatly appreciate you keeping tabs on the conversation and continuing to help out when you’ve already moved on!

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Thx Chris!

PR has been merged

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Really appreciate this! Any way we can get the update done on the similar on-off switch DTH?

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^ this plz

@mwav3 Tim -

Do you have time to check and see if the same intervention works on the other DTH @RobL lists: [RELEASE CANDIDATE] Jasco/GE Z-Wave Plus On/Off Switch (14291) With Double-Tap and Associations
and then send Chris a PR for it? He’s being nice enough to host and pull the changes in, the least we can do is help him out. Also - there may be an additional fingerprint to add:
[RELEASE CANDIDATE] Jasco/GE Z-Wave Plus On/Off Switch (14291) With Double-Tap and Associations per @Jimmy8881

There is a complication with that switch - see [RELEASE CANDIDATE] Jasco/GE Z-Wave Plus On/Off Switch (14291) With Double-Tap and Associations
Apparently Jasco went off in a different direction with the newer switches using scene control vs basic commands for double tap. The poster of the linked comment wrote a new DTH for the updated version.
So, technically two different DTH’s might need to be updated. I have updated one of my older ones using the Nuttytree DTH and similar lines of code added to the dimmer, and it is working. I may have one of the new switches that @gobio wrote his code for in my garage - I never had a need for double tap on that switch. I can check with that switch when I get home.

In the meantime, I’ll send Chris the pull request for what I changed on the On/Off switch, but just be aware it may not work with newer versions of that switch.

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So I just created an automation in the new app. It appears “Pressed” is equivalent to a double tap with this updated DTH. There is no way to choose which button like with Smart Lighting. Is that correct? I am going to move this back to Smart Lighting since it seems to be the more configurable way to do double-taps. I did notice for my on-off switch the DTH actual does expose double tap on and double tap off as options in the new automations screen. However, they aren’t working as we know. Would there be a way to do the same with this dimmer DTH?

Correct, use the smart lighting app or webcore. You can’t pick the buttons on the automations page. That seems to be a bigger problem with the actual UI in the new app. Developers that have been writing code on this platform for years can’t get their DTHs to display buttons properly in the new app. My Inovelli switches don’t allow me to pick button numbers in the automation screen either and they know what they’re doing over there. So if they can’t get theirs to show up…

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Please see my related post under the on/off switch for an update on the DTH and that switch [RELEASE CANDIDATE] Jasco/GE Z-Wave Plus On/Off Switch (14291) With Double-Tap and Associations

Can now confirm this allowed me to create new SL automations with double-tap in the new app. Thanks guys!

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We should’ve fixed this :slight_smile:

Appreciate the compliment – I’ll pass it onto @erocm1231!

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Thanks @Eric_Inovelli! You guys are great and I love your products, I just ordered two more of your switches.

See everyone, that is the difference between a company that continues to provide support and assistance for their products, and one that doesn’t. Could anyone imagine the CEO of Jasco commenting on this board about their switches?

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I ABSOLUTELY buy based on the quality of support. EVEN if they’re a little more expensive.

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@mwav3 and @nathancu thanks guys – we really appreciate it!

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I’m making the switch to the new app, and trying to figure out the option formerly associated with Double Tap Down/Button 2? I’ve gotten the double tap up action to successfully trigger a scene by using “Pressed” as the option for the switch, but which trigger option do I use for Double Tap Down/Button 2?

I’m only showing one device, and no option to select a particular “button” number

If you update to the newest device handler here https://github.com/nuttytree/Nutty-SmartThings/blob/master/devicetypes/nuttytree/ge-jasco-zwave-plus-dimmer-switch.src/ge-jasco-zwave-plus-dimmer-switch.groovy you will be able to access both buttons now, but you’ll need to use the smartlighting app or webcore to do it. The automations part of the new app at the moment can’t recognize multiple buttons.

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Thanks - really appreciate it. So, yeah - it seems like I’m up to date then. I was able to get the device handler updated, and now can access it via the smart lighting app - a bit of a pain as the automations aren’t on the automations page, but I only trigger them with switches anyway, so all good. Thanks again.