Does anyone have any experience when it comes to what should and shouldn’t work when switching Device Handlers?
The reason I ask is this:
I have a button configured to switch a garden floodlight (via a z-wave switch), but sometimes in the evenings there is lag as they are cloud based handlers, which means people end up pushing the button multiple times, so eventually when things catch up you get disco lights based on the number of pushes…
I have a number of PowerNode outlets which have some extra functions that I don’t really use…all I need is the ability to switch on/off and use the metering, so the Z-Wave Metering Switch handler works fine for that.
However, these devices flash like crazy if you use that handler, so using codersaur’s handler allows me to configure a timeout so this doesn’t happen.
Is there any reason I can’t use the custom handler to configure the settings i.e. timeout, then switch back to the stock handler to retain local processing?
It appears to work, but I’ve not left it long enough to see if I get any weird behaviour or if the timeout flashing reoccurs
I’ve also tried this with a Xiaomi button (Zigbee) and switched it to a standard Zigbee Button handler…but this does not appear to work…so I’m guessing there’s more to it than I’ve considered?
Does anyone have any thoughts/ideas?