I have Schlage zwave doorlocks about 20m from my hub. I added them by bringing the hub close but when it’s in it’s usual spot it doesn’t see them. I added a Samsung outlet just a few feet from one of the locks, and the hub sees it fine. I tried “repairing” the network several times but locks still don’t connect. Does s single outlet not provide enough “juice” to extend the network? Other ideas. I have 8 locks closer to the hub that connect great, so no issues with connecting when in range.
If you added SmartThings outlet, that uses Zigbee and won’t extend your Z-Wave network. You’ll want to add a Z-Wave outlet to help with that.
Oh duh. I thought the Z part of the zigbee logo was for Zwave (that it was both). Rookie mistake. Thank you!
The following FAQ should help clear up some basic questions. Start by reading post 11 in that thread, then go back up to the top and read the whole thing.