[RELEASE] Monoprice Z-Wave Plus Door/Window Sensor

The link @jkp posted might work.

I’m using the stock “Zwave Plus door/window sensor” DTH with this device - no battery level though.

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@krlaframboise, any idea what it would take to modify your DH to behave as a Smoke detector DH similar the the one posted in this thread Connected Smoke Alarms?

User @Mike_Maxwell wrote DH for the original Monoprice door/window sensor in the thread above.

Not sure what it would take to merge your code with his.

Did you get your recessed door sensor working? I’m currently having similar issues with it always reporting open or closed depending on the DH that I use. It never changes state.

My Linear\GoControl handler has that functionality, so that’s something I can add.

Please delete those thinks so that users don’t confuse that DTH with this topic’s DTH.

Thanks

Done, thanks. I’ll keep an eye out for a new DTH.

I don’t want a bunch of my windows showing up in my Smoke Detector list so I’m not building it into the DTH, but I’ll send you the modified version.

Makes sense, I’m happy to manually create a DH from code. You could just create a new DTH in GitHub, I’m sure others would benefit.

I sent you the code so let me know if it works as expected.

I would, but I’m already maintaining 45 DTHs so I’d rather not add another one for an identical device.

Thank you for pointing this out! I was able to make the external contacts work with the magnet touching the device! Was this close to returning the sensor to monoprice!

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Has anyone tested this with the Monoprice Z Wave Plus P/N 24259 sensors?

@krlaframboise any idea if it will function properly with this model? Looks like RBoy thinks his DTH for the 15270 works fine for the 24259 so maybe they are similar hardware? Also thanks for the great work around here, learned a ton reading your posts.

I don’t have that device so I’m not sure if it works.

Even if it does work I’m pretty sure that it doesn’t have the configuration parameter to enable/disable the internal terminals so it might end up trying to configure it every time it wakes up and that might have a slight impact on the battery life…

I just bought 4 of the 24259 sensors, the all detected automatically as “Z-Wave Plus Door/Window Sensor” I had this DTH installed prior to adding any of them. They seem to trigger open/close ok but they don’t show the tamper tile, or any settings to change (like reporting).

Found where to change them to the correct DTH, working good now!

Scratch that, one of them is reporting every few seconds… I tried changing the interval now it wont shut up, the values are:

Name Type Value
autoClearTamper bool false
checkinInterval number 4
debugOutput bool true
enableExternalSensor bool false
reportBatteryEvery number 12

Log says:

38cb88ad-ed53-4591-826c-c768be57a39e 2:16:07 PM: debug lowBatteryHandler: Door Dining Room battery is 100%
38cb88ad-ed53-4591-826c-c768be57a39e 2:16:02 PM: debug lowBatteryHandler: Door Dining Room battery is 100%
38cb88ad-ed53-4591-826c-c768be57a39e 2:15:57 PM: debug lowBatteryHandler: Door Dining Room battery is 100%
38cb88ad-ed53-4591-826c-c768be57a39e 2:15:53 PM: debug lowBatteryHandler: Door Dining Room battery is 100%
38cb88ad-ed53-4591-826c-c768be57a39e 2:15:48 PM: debug lowBatteryHandler: Door Dining Room battery is 100%
38cb88ad-ed53-4591-826c-c768be57a39e 2:15:43 PM: debug lowBatteryHandler: Door Dining Room battery is 100%
38cb88ad-ed53-4591-826c-c768be57a39e 2:15:38 PM: debug lowBatteryHandler: Door Dining Room battery is 100%
38cb88ad-ed53-4591-826c-c768be57a39e 2:15:34 PM: debug lowBatteryHandler: Door Dining Room battery is 100%
38cb88ad-ed53-4591-826c-c768be57a39e 2:15:29 PM: debug lowBatteryHandler: Door Dining Room battery is 100%

Did you see this in the handler instructions… Maybe it applies to the battery reporting interval as well.

Updating the Settings

When you change the “Minimum Check-in Interval” and/or “Enable External Sensor”, the changes won’t get applied until the next time the device wakes up.

If you’d prefer not to wait that long, you can force it to wake up by opening the device cover and waiting at least 10 seconds before closing it.

If tamper is set to detected and you tap the “Refresh” button, it will raise the tamper clear event. If the tamper is already set to “clear” and you tap the refresh button, the battery and other settings will get refreshed the next time it wakes up.

Thanks, yes I tried that, I re-entered the values to check that they were correct, and I went over and opened the cover for about 15 seconds. I might try a factory reset, and add it back into the network.

Ah okay. Sorry I can’t help further.

This DTH was written for the 15270 so that’s the only Monoprice device you should use with it.

Custom DTHs that are written for a specific deice can cause problems when used with a different device.

You might have to remove the device and factory reset it to fix that battery reporting issue.

I missed that altogether :no_mouth:.

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Well it does the same with the basic DTH too, and its only 1 of 4 so I don’t think its the DTH

Spoke to Monoprice, they are RMA’ing it, wonder if the battery will run out before I get the new one… hehe