Brightswitch User's Guide
 
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Z-Wave

 
This display shows the Z-Wave networks Brightswitch knows about and provides both quick add or delete functions as well as in-depth Z-Wave configuration options. Please see the chapter USING Z-WAVE for more information.
 
Z-Wave
1

NETWORK NAME

1. NETWORK NAME
Each Bright or Hub will have a name. Each of these names represents a different Z-Wave network
2

DEVICE ID

2. DEVICE ID
The number for the Z-Wave device on the network.  The number 1 is the primary in the network.
3

DEVICE NAME

3. DEVICE NAME
Each Z-Wave device is assigned a name when added. For Brights this is the name of the Bright hosting the network.  For other Z-Wave devices or hubs the name is a description of the product and the Z-Wave ID.  When a device is added to the "Switches" list for the local Brightswitch, the name may be edited.
4

DEVICE TYPE

4. DEVICE TYPE
This is the type of device. It can be a:
 
Local Bright (The Bright being physically looked at)
Bright (Another Bright)
Dimmable Switch  (A Z-Wave light or switch that can be turned on and off and dimmed)
Binary Switch  (A Z-Wave switch that will turn a load on and off)
Controller(Z-Wave hub)
Unknown device (Sensors such as motion sensors or window switches)
 
Each device can also be listed with it's manufacturer name if it is reported. Use the (?) button to update the list of manufacturers. This make require a few presses.
 
5

TOUCH FOR CONTROLS

5. TOUCH FOR CONTROLS
This button opens the low level controls for Z-Wave actions such as adding (including) and removing (excluding) Z-Wave devices from the local Bright's Z-Wave network. 
 
Please note that some functions may not be available if the local Bright is not the primary in a hub network. 
 
Brights are smart in sharing these controls to non-primary Brights when they share a network without a hub.
6

TOUCH for CONTROL SHORTCUT

6. TOUCH for CONTROL SHORTCUT
These shortcuts are quick controls associated with the Brightswitch, Z-Wave device or network they are next to. They provide the following functions indicated with different symbols in the short cut:
 
"-" A minus means remove the Z-Wave device or Bright from the local Brightswitch network. Brights are smart and if this button is pressed the Bright being removed will automatically remove itself (as long as they are on the same Wi-Fi network).  Other Z-Wave devices will need to have their buttons pressed or be activated manually in the method described in their instructions to remove them
 
"+" A plus means to add a Brightswitch to the local Brightswitch Z-Wave network. This process is smart and thus automatic between the Brights (as long as they are on the same Wi-Fi network).
 
Two arrows in a circle mean to reset the Brightswitch Z-Wave network or Brightswitch device.
 
"?" Means reach out to and refresh the information displayed about the Z-Wave network.  The manufacturer of the hub (if on a hub network) and other devices on the network may update.  Sometimes this button will need to be pressed more than once to fully update the information.  Please note, all controllers may not be compatible with this request.
7

TOUCH to REFRESH

7. TOUCH to REFRESH
Touch here to cause the Brightswitch to get information about the Z-Wave network.  For example, to get the brand of a Z-Wave hub or device.  This button may have to be pressed more than once to completely refresh the network. Useful after changes have been made to the network.