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General / Re: Adding a yearly trigger
« Last post by PrincessCleavage on Today at 05:02:37 am »
I second PLEG. Attached is my yearly schedule for an outlet I use at Christmas.
I have previously attempted to add the pleg plugin but it did not seem intuitive on what to do next so I have always removed it and worked out luua method

In my case, I read this user guide: http://forum.micasaverde.com/index.php/topic,21603.0.html and lots of trial and error. Eventually it penetrated my thick skull and viola - it made sense.

Similar to your request, another option is watching outside temperature since "summer" is really relative to outside temperature. In my case, I monitor outside temperature and if < 60F, I turn my thermostat to Heating Mode. If > 65F, then cooling mode.

My heating/cooling setpoints are set by House Mode. Home is 68/75, Away is 65/78, Night is 65/72, and Vacation is 60/80.

So I seldom touch the thermostat regardless of season. This is especially helpful spring and fall, where you may be heating in the morning and cooling in the afternoon.

I used to do this in Scenes but eventually move it all to PLEG.
Is the PDF that you referenced still available ? Perhaps it is my device (as I am working remotely but I can not open the PDF
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Vera Secure, Vera Plus - all smooth, no issues
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UI7 ▾ Vera Software Update ▾ Version 7.0.26b (1.7.1026/1.7.3754/1.7.3755/1.7.3760) ▾ April 18, 2018
Last Updated: April 18, 2018

The Vera Beta Software Update Program allows users to try out pre-release software. The feedback you provide on features, quality, and usability helps us identify issues, fix them, and improve the overall Vera user experience.

Please note that since the public beta software has not yet been commercially released, it may contain bugs, errors, or technical inaccuracies. It may not function as well as general availability software releases.

Please submit feedback via the following email address: beta@getvera.com.

Be sure to back up your Vera Smart Home Controller before installing beta software. Install only on non-production controllers that are not mission critical. We strongly recommend installing on a secondary controller, and not on your primary controller.

Full release notes here: https://goo.gl/BzsPKu
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General / Re: Adding a yearly trigger
« Last post by PrincessCleavage on Today at 04:12:16 am »
I second PLEG. Attached is my yearly schedule for an outlet I use at Christmas.
I have previously attempted to add the pleg plugin but it did not seem intuitive on what to do next so I have always removed it and worked out luua method

In my case, I read this user guide: http://forum.micasaverde.com/index.php/topic,21603.0.html and lots of trial and error. Eventually it penetrated my thick skull and viola - it made sense.

Similar to your request, another option is watching outside temperature since "summer" is really relative to outside temperature. In my case, I monitor outside temperature and if < 60F, I turn my thermostat to Heating Mode. If > 65F, then cooling mode.

My heating/cooling setpoints are set by House Mode. Home is 68/75, Away is 65/78, Night is 65/72, and Vacation is 60/80.

So I seldom touch the thermostat regardless of season. This is especially helpful spring and fall, where you may be heating in the morning and cooling in the afternoon.

I used to do this in Scenes but eventually move it all to PLEG.
I think this might be the best solution and I already had a aeotec multisensor 6 on order for outside which will show the outside temperature.
Thanks for the suggestion!
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General / Re: Adding a yearly trigger
« Last post by PrincessCleavage on Today at 04:09:36 am »
See conditional scene execution on this forum. You'll find date ranges.
Just execute it daily and turn it on or off using the range.
I thought of doing this but it seemed crazy to add extra load to my ver executing a tasks each day for nothing instead of once a year on the correct date
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Lock, Motion & Security Control / Re: Hank HKZW-MS02
« Last post by wouterlet on Today at 03:10:18 am »
Yesterday someone from Vera tried to get it to work, but it won't...
But they said it will get included in the future. So I'll just wait with this sensor.
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General / Re: GDPR in EU - What is being done?
« Last post by trygve on Today at 02:55:41 am »
Thanks for your reply Sorin. Good to hear you are working on this and I'm looking forward to see what comes out of it.
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Installed on my Veralite (manually), no issue so far.

@Inzax please correct the heading from 7.0.2b to 7.0.26b
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Power Management / Re: Reading data from new smart meter
« Last post by eiriktakle on Today at 02:15:41 am »
Hi All,

The electricity company just upgraded the meter in my house to a ?smart meter? which reports usage, voltage etc back by it self. This meter has an HAN port (home automation network) which can be activated, as far as I know this outputs usage, voltage, power factor etc via an m-bus(meter bus) protocol. Does anybody have any experience with this? And what would be required to get this data into my vera system?

Thanks

Where are you located? If you're in Norway I might be able to point you in the right direction..
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Vera UI discussion / Re: VeraEdge very slow
« Last post by markcm on Today at 01:16:58 am »
Will the rest of us benefit from that updated Z-Wave code?  Did they say when it would be in the official firmware?

I don't understand why my vera edge started having issues, it worked great for a long time. It does seem this beta firmware resolved the delays I was having.

I believe anyone can get this beta firmware, you just have to request it and apparently you cannot restore a backup if there's an issue.

I also noticed an email the other day about vera server downtime in preparation for an upgrade, maybe this beta is getting close to release.
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