Z-Wave Presence Sensor

Discussions about Z-Way software and Z-Wave technology in general
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PoltoS
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Re: Z-Wave Presence Sensor

Post by PoltoS » 13 Jun 2017 10:44

Stuck on paper work. Goods are ready from April ;(

We expect a week if it will go smooth

vkapadia
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Re: Z-Wave Presence Sensor

Post by vkapadia » 13 Jun 2017 20:39

Hope everything goes well!

the wife
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Re: Z-Wave Presence Sensor

Post by the wife » 16 Jun 2017 21:38

@vkapadia
While you wait for the z-uno board..

If you have wifi in your garage then you could use the same HC-SR04 distance sensor with a wifi arduino type board instead of a z-uno board. The circuit and code would be very similar but status reported over HTTP instead of via ZWave. From the SmartHome UI you would configure this as an HTTP Device (binary sensor). I just tried this and it works. The status is polled for by ZWay and appears in the Notification when it changes.

For my own home automation project I use a combination of zwave and HTTP devices all under the control of a raspberry pi / razberry daughter card and ZWay. The wifi/arduino boards I have used so far are ones from Adafruit (https://www.adafruit.com/product/2471) and ones from sweetpeas (http://www.sweetpeas.se/controller-modu ... sp210.html).

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