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Offline boomer135

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GE Zwave dimmer Blue LED
« on: September 10, 2010, 04:15:46 pm »
Does the Blue LED light seem a bit bright to you guys/gals  Undecided if I want to get rid of the LED or keep it yet.

any ideas?
« Last Edit: September 11, 2010, 12:54:27 pm by boomer135 »

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Re: GE Zwave dimmer switches
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2010, 05:23:21 pm »
Hasn't bothered me much. I especially like having it on my switches that control lights in another room, our outdoors where I can't immediately see the status of the light.

I believe it is  pretty easy to turn off though via the Z-Wave custom settings if you choose to disable it. You can also switch it's behavior from 'on when off' to 'on when on'.

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Re: GE Zwave dimmer switches
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2010, 07:19:42 pm »
I like it so I can find the switch easily in the dark. The one in my bedroom hasn't been bright enough to annoy me. I toyed with having it on when on instead of on when off, but decided to keep it as default.
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Re: GE Zwave dimmer switches
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2010, 02:53:45 am »
It does seem a lot brighter than the regular on/off switches and I have one at the bottom of my stairs which gives off enough light to see where I'm walking at night.
Luckily I don't have one in my bedroom, otherwise I think I'd have to switch the LED to the opposite operation mode so that the light didn't annoy me.
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Re: GE Zwave dimmer switches
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2010, 12:53:27 pm »
Thats cool you can disable it. Where in the settings of that device can I do that I was looking and saw custom settings but couldn't find where to control the LED..

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Re: GE Zwave dimmer Blue LED
« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2010, 02:40:18 pm »
Never done it as I prefer mine to be on when the light is off, but its normally done through the configuration settings in the "device options" by clicking the "add configuration settings"

There are a few parameters that can be changed like ramp rate etc, switch orientation, and LED operation.
The setting for the LED is listed in the below PDF and below.

http://www.jascoproducts.com/support/manual-downloads/applications/DocumentLibraryManager/upload/45606-Manual-Eng.pdf

LED Light
When shipped from the factory, the LED on the 45606 is set to turn
ON when the connected light is turned OFF. This allows the LED
to indicate the switch’s location in a dark room. To make the LED
turn ON when the light is turned ON, change parameter 3’s value
to “1”.
- Parameter No: 3
- Length: 1 Byte
- Valid Values = 0 or 1 (default 0)
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Re: GE Zwave dimmer Blue LED
« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2010, 11:31:23 pm »
Can this be done on the Leviton dimmer?
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Re: GE Zwave dimmer Blue LED
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2010, 01:39:03 am »
Many of the devices support extra features, and I believe the Levitons more than any have extra customizations.
The next release of UI4 has a lot of extra features specifically for Leviton support.
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Re: GE Zwave dimmer Blue LED
« Reply #8 on: February 16, 2011, 12:39:38 am »
can someone tell me where to find the parameter in vera to invert the blue light? i wanna turn them off.
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Re: GE Zwave dimmer Blue LED
« Reply #9 on: February 16, 2011, 01:41:44 am »
-Click the wrench (spanner if English) for the switch you want to change
-Select the "device options" tab
-Click "add configuration settings"

-Enter the information posted here:
http://forum.micasaverde.com/index.php?topic=4383.msg23380#msg23380
-Close device window
-Save
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Re: GE Zwave dimmer Blue LED
« Reply #10 on: February 16, 2011, 04:31:26 am »
... and if you'd like to control the LED via Vera's scenes, you could adapt the Lua code at http://forum.micasaverde.com/index.php?topic=1937.msg7803#msg7803.

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Re: GE Zwave dimmer Blue LED
« Reply #11 on: February 19, 2011, 06:03:43 pm »
Like the OP I find the blue LED distracting.  I wish there were a way to dim the LED but in the absence of that option the ability to reverse the LED’s on/off functionality is an ok substitute.

The instructions to have the LED off when the lights are off and on when the lights are on have been covered above but I’d like to repeat them here with slightly more detail for people new to MiOS.

1. On the MiOS dashboard click the wrench in the top right corner of the GE dimmer device you’d like to alter.
2. Select the “Device Options” tab
3. Click the “Add configuration settings” button

Three new fields will pop up along with an “X” delete button.  The fields from left to right are “Variable”, “Data Size”, and “Desired Value”.

4. In the “Variable” field put a “3”.
5. The “Data Size” field is a drop down list, click it and change it to “1 byte hex”/
6. In the “Desired Value” field put a “1”.
7. Close the settings for the device by clicking the “X” in the top right (the “X” to the right of the trashcan and question mark icons, not the “X” to delete the Configuration you just created).
8. Click “Save” in the top right of the MiOS dashboard.

Give the GE dimmer about 30 seconds and the blue LED will now be off if the lights are off and on if the lights are on.

-berylium

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Re: GE Zwave dimmer Blue LED
« Reply #12 on: February 24, 2011, 09:31:51 pm »
Like the OP I find the blue LED distracting.  I wish there were a way to dim the LED but in the absence of that option the ability to reverse the LED’s on/off functionality is an ok substitute.

The instructions to have the LED off when the lights are off and on when the lights are on have been covered above but I’d like to repeat them here with slightly more detail for people new to MiOS.

1. On the MiOS dashboard click the wrench in the top right corner of the GE dimmer device you’d like to alter.
2. Select the “Device Options” tab
3. Click the “Add configuration settings” button

Three new fields will pop up along with an “X” delete button.  The fields from left to right are “Variable”, “Data Size”, and “Desired Value”.

4. In the “Variable” field put a “3”.
5. The “Data Size” field is a drop down list, click it and change it to “1 byte hex”/
6. In the “Desired Value” field put a “1”.
7. Close the settings for the device by clicking the “X” in the top right (the “X” to the right of the trashcan and question mark icons, not the “X” to delete the Configuration you just created).
8. Click “Save” in the top right of the MiOS dashboard.

Give the GE dimmer about 30 seconds and the blue LED will now be off if the lights are off and on if the lights are on.

-berylium


Outstanding! I was about to try and paint white out over the light!

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Re: GE Zwave dimmer Blue LED
« Reply #13 on: January 07, 2014, 03:40:50 pm »

1. On the MiOS dashboard click the wrench in the top right corner of the GE dimmer device you'd like to alter.
2. Select the "Device Options" tab
3. Click the "Add configuration settings" button

Three new fields will pop up along with an "X" delete button.  The fields from left to right are "Variable", "Data Size", and "Desired Value".

4. In the "Variable" field put a "3".
5. The "Data Size" field is a drop down list, click it and change it to "1 byte hex"
6. In the "Desired Value" field put a "2"
7. Close the settings for the device by clicking the "X" in the top right (the "X" is to the right of the trashcan and question mark icons, not the "X" to delete the Configuration you just created).
8. Click "Save" in the top right of the MiOS dashboard.

Give the GE Outlet about 30 seconds and the blue LED will now be off if the switch is off all the time.

-berylium

Thanks Berylium! That was exactly the level of detail I needed. I used your instruction to completely disable the blue LED light on a GE Duplex Receptacle with the above slight changes.

Cheers!
« Last Edit: January 07, 2014, 03:42:23 pm by cmaples »

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Re: GE Zwave dimmer Blue LED
« Reply #14 on: January 07, 2014, 05:58:45 pm »
Never done it as I prefer mine to be on when the light is off, but its normally done through the configuration settings in the "device options" by clicking the "add configuration settings"

There are a few parameters that can be changed like ramp rate etc, switch orientation, and LED operation.
The setting for the LED is listed in the below PDF and below.

http://www.jascoproducts.com/support/manual-downloads/applications/DocumentLibraryManager/upload/45606-Manual-Eng.pdf

LED Light
When shipped from the factory, the LED on the 45606 is set to turn
ON when the connected light is turned OFF. This allows the LED
to indicate the switch’s location in a dark room. To make the LED
turn ON when the light is turned ON, change parameter 3’s value
to “1”.
- Parameter No: 3
- Length: 1 Byte
- Valid Values = 0 or 1 (default 0)

Actually there is one more value which is 2.  This will disable the LED completly.  I use this setting for the switch devices in my bedroom.