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Offline RogerO

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Sensative Strip battery life
« on: August 02, 2017, 11:57:40 pm »
I have had my Sensitive strip since October of 2016. Battery is now at 25% in Vera UI. Anyone else seeing hi battery drain?

Offline korttoma

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Re: Sensative Strip battery life
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2017, 12:12:18 am »
Don't the Sensative strips have 10 year battery guarantied?
If it runs out you should ask for a replacement device.
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Offline RitterIwan

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Re: Sensative Strip battery life
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2017, 03:51:32 am »
Mine have still 100%. Almost after a year of operation.
Did you check the wake up intervall? I set it to the max.
I also disabled the LED.

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Re: Sensative Strip battery life
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2017, 12:29:24 pm »
Just read this on the SmartThings forum, maybe it will help? https://community.smartthings.com/t/pre-order-strips-by-sensative-at-10-off-us-version/57884/57

The only issue with battery reporting we've seen so far is from 2 users who got 25% being reported after just a few days. It turned out to be a software problem when Strips reports 25% despite the battery being full whenever it experiences range issues. We recommend doing a network repair and waking the sensor up manually during the process to fix this. Let us know if you have any other questions!

I just ordered one for the patio door, so looking around for configuration advice.

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Re: Sensative Strip battery life
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2017, 02:17:41 pm »
Interesting thread. I have reached out to them for warranty support. Thanks for the link. Bought off of Amazon, might see if I can exchange it there if add remove does not work.

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Re: Sensative Strip battery life
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2017, 03:01:15 pm »
Glad the info helped! Please post back what you find out...I am hoping I don't have any issues with mine ;)

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Re: Sensative Strip battery life
« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2017, 10:47:43 am »
I bought three during the initial funding round... Been running them for over a year. Battery is till at 100%. Absolutely love these. Would buy more if they were not so expensive.
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Re: Sensative Strip battery life
« Reply #7 on: August 20, 2017, 10:34:36 am »
Have sent two messages to Sensitive and have not received a reply.