A W E S O M E - SWEET!!! Way to go Ranga!! If you can’t wait for the retail version I posted how to contact the fan manufacturer to order repair parts months ago but they still were delayed in getting it out, glad they fiinally started shipping. The $72 kind of cooled my jets after seeing the much lower retail pricing. I was debating about getting it but now that I know it’s ZHA I placed the order.
Calling out to Scott @Sticks18 for a little direction. He will look up to see what the public cluster is and your next step. I think he will want you to click on each of the buttons and capture the code that it is sending or something like that.
Here is my suggestion though… Go grab the code from this great device handler for the GE Smart Fan Controller by @ChadCK which started out from @johnconstantelo super foundation of code. This device handler works extremely well and the user interface is awesome. You don’t need to reinvent the wheel in this area and I am sure the guys will help. You could add the light and timer controller functions
This is looking so promising! That GE device handler has some great animations in it for when things are changing speeds etc. Make sure to post in the developers forum to get helped out. I have been watching for you to move it over there as @Sticks18 Scott is watching if you need some help.
@ranga, which model ceiling fan w/wink was your unit or did you get the retail Universal Ceiling Fan Premier Remote Control (Internet #206591100 Model #99432) from home depot? I have to replace an older ceiling fan before summer and will be following this thread from folks using the newly created DTH. Thanks for your efforts so far.
I went with just buying the replacement part for the fan. I believe it would be quiet similar to the one that comes as Model # 99432. The only physical difference seems to be able to set the direction of the fan.I am waiting for it to be available so I can grab couple more. If anyone has one, they can help test it with the Device Handler. I am unable to see the reversible attribute in the fan anyways.
Are your replacement parts you ordered consist of the black colored remote model TR227A and ceiling fan receiver controller model MR101Z from Home Decorator? If I can use this on my existing fan with reverse working, I’ll replace my existing home decorator Winward IV receiver with this. The retail model remote in white #99432 is Hampton bay brand so hope it’s identical controller as the home decorator replacement part.
Yes, that is correct. I believe they are both the same controller. I am using it on a HomeDecorator Renwick fan. But it does not support the reverse working even with the remote. My fan has a physical switch that needs to be flipped which I believe is the case with most older fans. If I can get my hands on the Hampton Bay controller, I can confirm it works with the DTH.
the above controller is 3 speed and the Zigbee one is 4 speeds… Also not sure what standard /radio is being used between the remote and the puck. All we know the puck uses zigbee between the hub and itself
Nice!! Whats the ETA for the delivery? I m thinking of getting one more, but I am not sure if I should wait for the retail version or not, as the reversible function does not work with older fans anyways. If I can get that to work, I’d be all over it. Planning to integrate it with the thermostat to set the direction based on the heat/cool mode of the thermostat.
I think there is a possibility that it might work on a certain type of motor style. I’ll be testing for that when I get mine in next week. Older fans without a reverse switch you can try this: Turn the fan on, wait for it slow down but before it stops spinning; turn the fan back on High.
My gut feeling is YES! The method for syncing up the remote used for both your universal wall controller and this new zigbee controller is the same. So my guess is all you need to do is match up the 4 dip switches on the zigbee receiver with those same 4 dip switches on your universal wall controller. It will be a very easy test to see if it works. The zigbee antenna is separate from the remote antenna that the dip switches setup.
This is one of the tests that need to be done on the new device handler is when the hand held remote (or wall unit in your case is manually changing the speeds or lights is the device handler able to see and report that back to the hub.