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Offline robertmm

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Re: Rainforest Automation Eagle ZigBee Smart Meter HAN Gateway Plugin
« Reply #15 on: June 26, 2013, 06:34:21 pm »
It shows up in Automator and HomeWave. Please let me know if there's anything I need to change in the plugin to make it compatible (I have neither AutHomation nor Vera Mobile).

Is there any way to get this device to display correctly on AutHomation or Vera Mobile, or...?

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Re: Rainforest Automation Eagle ZigBee Smart Meter HAN Gateway Plugin
« Reply #16 on: June 27, 2013, 02:06:02 am »
It shows up in Automator and HomeWave. Please let me know if there's anything I need to change in the plugin to make it compatible (I have neither AutHomation nor Vera Mobile).

Is there any way to get this device to display correctly on AutHomation or Vera Mobile, or...?

I would need to add support for this plugin. The developer of the 3rd party apps would need to add support for any 3rd party plugins.

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Re: Rainforest Automation Eagle ZigBee Smart Meter HAN Gateway Plugin
« Reply #17 on: June 27, 2013, 12:02:09 pm »
I would hope this plug-in and the Rainforest Eagle product it supports will start selling like hotcakes.  For anyone with a Zigbee smart electric meter, this is a lot cleaner (in my opinion) than the clamp-on whole house energy meters, and obviously the usage numbers will match your electric billing since it comes from the meter itself...
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Re: Rainforest Automation Eagle ZigBee Smart Meter HAN Gateway Plugin
« Reply #18 on: August 07, 2013, 02:52:32 pm »


I would need to add support for this plugin. The developer of the 3rd party apps would need to add support for any 3rd party plugins.

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Could a donation encourage that?  I see you (and others) working hard on these MCV projects, but have not seen any donation opportunities....

In truth I can use Bidgely's or the Rainforest's own android app to view the electrical usage data, but it would be nice to have it in one place...
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Re: Rainforest Automation Eagle ZigBee Smart Meter HAN Gateway Plugin
« Reply #19 on: January 27, 2014, 10:37:27 pm »
I uploaded a slightly modified version of the plugin (0.2a) that works with the latest Eagle firmware.

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Re: Rainforest Automation Eagle ZigBee Smart Meter HAN Gateway Plugin
« Reply #20 on: January 28, 2014, 06:13:35 pm »
Thank you so much for creating this plugin!  I was wondering how I would hook up my SmartMeter.  It will be so much more convenient than my old TED5000 was.

Currently awaiting activation from PG&E...

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Re: Rainforest Automation Eagle ZigBee Smart Meter HAN Gateway Plugin
« Reply #21 on: January 30, 2014, 02:16:08 am »
I uploaded a slightly modified version of the plugin (0.2a) that works with the latest Eagle firmware.
Cool thanks.

I just had mine updated (Zigbee and HTTP interface) and as soon as I can get it linked to my meter again (took 4 attempts last time), I'll give it a try.

By the way, I mentioned this before, but during the day when my solar panels are generating and pushing out to the grid (I hadn't mentioned the solar panels previously), the displayed wattage number is very large. Anyway, Its not just SQ remote that does this (as I'd mentioned before), as Vera displays the same large number.

As soon as I'm pulling power (night time etc), then its normal.
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Re: Rainforest Automation Eagle ZigBee Smart Meter HAN Gateway Plugin
« Reply #22 on: January 30, 2014, 09:23:13 pm »
@strangely: Is only the wattage number wrong? Could you send me the wrong number and the correct number (from the Eagle web UI)? I suspect it's because the correct number should be negative, and the conversion doesn't consider that (I don't have power generation unfortunately so I can't try). That would be an easy fix.

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Re: Rainforest Automation Eagle ZigBee Smart Meter HAN Gateway Plugin
« Reply #23 on: January 30, 2014, 10:32:17 pm »
Yep it's only the wattage number. It's still not linked up yet, so it might be a while based on last time :)
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Re: Rainforest Automation Eagle ZigBee Smart Meter HAN Gateway Plugin
« Reply #24 on: January 31, 2014, 12:26:11 am »
When you get it running, please do this (replace IP.OF.YOUR.EAGLE and 0xEAGLESMACADDRESS with your own):

telnet IP.OF.YOUR.EAGLE 5002
<LocalCommand>
<Name>get_device_data</Name>
<MacId>0xEAGLESMACADDRESS</MacId>
</LocalCommand>

Then record what it says under "<Demand>0xZZZZZZ</Demand>" I think I've got a solution, but need to know how long the "ZZZZZZ" number is for you (in my case, 6 digits or 24 bits).

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Re: Rainforest Automation Eagle ZigBee Smart Meter HAN Gateway Plugin
« Reply #25 on: February 08, 2014, 01:21:46 am »
I've uploaded a new version that should be able to deal with negative demand (wattage) values. It also uses a "real" parser, and smarter number conversion, so hopefully will be more robust if the firmware changes again.

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Re: Rainforest Automation Eagle ZigBee Smart Meter HAN Gateway Plugin
« Reply #26 on: February 08, 2014, 01:32:17 am »
Thanks, will try it tomorrow when the sun is shining again. Just noticed the damn thing has finally paired again.
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Re: Rainforest Automation Eagle ZigBee Smart Meter HAN Gateway Plugin
« Reply #27 on: February 08, 2014, 01:27:21 pm »
Yet another small update that shows the link status (Connected/Rejoining/Unknown) and supports notifications based on that (my Eagle keeps disconnecting every 10 days or so and doesn't automatically link up with the meter unless I reprovision)

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Re: Rainforest Automation Eagle ZigBee Smart Meter HAN Gateway Plugin
« Reply #28 on: February 08, 2014, 06:36:53 pm »
my Eagle keeps disconnecting every 10 days or so and doesn't automatically link up with the meter unless I reprovision

Ouch, was this since the new Eagle firmware update? I hope I don't have to go through this with SoCal Edison, since its not an easy process to do.
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Re: Rainforest Automation Eagle ZigBee Smart Meter HAN Gateway Plugin
« Reply #29 on: February 08, 2014, 06:58:53 pm »
my Eagle keeps disconnecting every 10 days or so and doesn't automatically link up with the meter unless I reprovision

Ouch, was this since the new Eagle firmware update? I hope I don't have to go through this with SoCal Edison, since its not an easy process to do.

No, it's always done that. I have been unable to figure out why. The distance to the meter is well within spec, and the link strength (when it's working) is always 100%. The location doesn't seem to matter either - it just won't rejoin the meter (even when only a foot away from the meter).  Support doesn't have a fix either. At least we have a web site where reprovisioning is easy (but like for you it sometimes takes a few tries). Suspect the meter firmware at this point.