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Offline PaulBDunn

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Using Vera Edge as Slave to Vera Plus
« on: November 14, 2017, 10:45:57 pm »
Hi,

I have  just set up a Vera Plus in a mobile home.  I want to use it to control outside lights.  The light switch controlling one of the outside lights is in the shed in the driveway.  The Vera Plus controller is inside the home.  The home is metal and the shed is metal.  I have changed the electrical box that contains the switch to a plastic electrical box.  I have added a ZWave external plugin about half way between the Vera Plus controller and the shed.  When the shed door is open, I can turn the lights off and on from the UI or a scene I created can turn the lights off and on.

It seems to be an issue with distance and the metal in the house and the shed.

What are my possible solutions?

One if thought of was trying to extend the ZWave network into the shed using a Vera Edge and an Ethernet Powerline extender.  As anyone done this?

Thanks for any assistance.

Paul