I’m curious what others have set ups are like mainly, has anyone paired ST up with another ZWave Controller? If so, have you noticed any way to determine what is now the Primary and/or Secondary Controller? Any issues with devices that have more “smarts” than on/off? I want to add a thermostat to my ST, synch it with my other controller, and have the same functionality…
I have a 2Gig Controller that I had for the past year, for security. I just received my ST last week, unpaired all my devices off the 2Gig, moved them over to SmartThings rather simply. So far so good. I am in some believe that my ST is now the primary based on the last product I added: http://www.amazon.com/HomeSettings-Z-Wave-Screw-in-Module/dp/B007C8TUYA/ref=sr_1_3?s=hi&ie=UTF8&qid=1373476760&sr=1-3 – I added it to my ST, paired no problem. Went over to my 2gig, refreshed the network, device showed up (on Controller and online).
Previously I was able only able to add my device to the Panel, but it was “unsupported” on the control website for my alarm company. The device now shows up with full control on the alarm website, and also works nicely with ST.
Couple things I noticed here with my setup: No ‘stateful’ information is passed along between each Controller. I can issue commands from each Controller, no issues, they work fine. But in most cases when turning on/off lights (installing Thermostat later this weekend) I have to issue the command twice, almost, as if to turn it on via the controller app, then off again. It’s not a problem right now, just something I have to keep aware of.
So yeah, trying to figure out if anyone has paired ST to another Controller, is it now Primary or Secondary, what devices you may have paired, and what your experiences have been.
Oh, couple things I noticed over the last 2-3 days… I now have a “zwave controller” icon on my iPod. It doesnt seem to control anything, just stays green like “ok, i’m connected”. I have a space for the icon on my Android, it’s almost as if it’s there, but, the icon is blank… Kinda cool, kinda weird.