FIBARO Dimmer 2 allows to customize its operation to user’s needs. The settings are available in the FIBARO interface as simple options that may be chosen by selecting the appropriate box.
In order to configure FIBARO Dimmer 2 (using the Home Center controller):

  1. Go to the device options by clicking the icon: klucz_grey_kolko
  2. Select the „Advanced” tab.

 

Parameter is set automatically during the calibration process, but can be changed manually after the calibration.

Available settings:
1-98 – percentage level of brightness
Default setting: 1
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

param1-2

The maximum brightness level (parameter 2) must be greater than the minimum brightness level (parameter 1).

Parameter is set automatically during the calibration process, but can be changed manually after the calibration.

Available settings:
2-99 – percentage level of brightness
Default setting: 99
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

param1-2

The maximum brightness level (parameter 2) must be greater than the minimum brightness level (parameter 1).

Virtual value set as a percentage level between parameters MIN (1%) and MAX. (99%). The Dimmer 2 will set to this value after first switch on. It is required for warming up and switching dimmable compact fluorescent lamps and certain types of light sources.

Available settings:
1-99 – percentage level of brightness
Default setting: 1
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

This parameter determines the time required for switching compact fluorescent lamps and certain types of light sources. Setting this parameter to 0 will disable the incandescence functionality.

Available settings: 0-255 (0-25.5s)
Default setting: 0
Parameter size: 2 [bytes]

Available settings: 1-99
Default setting: 1
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Available settings: 0-255 (0-2.55s)
Default setting: 1
Parameter size: 2 [byte]

Available settings: 1-99
Default setting: 1
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Available settings: 0-255 (0-2.55s)
Default setting: 5
Parameter size: 2 [bytes]

The Dimmer 2 will return to the last state before power failure.

Available settings:
0 – the Dimmer 2 does not save the state before a power failure, it returns to „off” position
1 – the Dimmer 2 restores its state before power failure
Default setting: 1 (controlled device: RGBW, toggle switch inputs – NORMAL MODE)
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Available settings:
0 – Function disabled
1-32767 – time to turn off measured in seconds (1s-9.1h)
Default setting: 0
Parameter size: 2 [bytes]

Available settigs:
0 – ALL ON not active, ALL OFF not active
1 – ALL ON not active, ALL OFF active
2 – ALL ON active, ALL OFF not active
255 – ALL ON active, ALL OFF active
Default setting: 255
Parameter size: 2 [bytes]

Changing value of this parameter will force the calibration process. During the calibration parameter is set to 1 or 2 and switched to 0 upon completion.

Available settings:
0 – readout
1 – force auto-calibration of the load without FIBARO Bypass 2
2 – force auto-calibration of the load with FIBARO Bypass 2
Default setting: 0
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

This parameter determines operating mode of the Dimmer 2 (automatic/manual settings).

Available settings:
0 – calibration procedure not performed or Dimmer 2 operates on manual settings
1 – Dimmer 2 operates on auto-calibration settings
Default setting: 0
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Function based on the sudden power variation of a specific value, interpreted as a LOAD ERROR.

Available settings:
0 – function disabled
1-99 – percentage value of power variation, compared to standard power consumption, measured during the calibration procedure (to be interpreted as load error/burnt out bulb)
Default setting: 30
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Parameter 15 is relevant only when parameter 58 is set to 0 and the control mode is consistent with the mode set during the calibration process (parameter 30).

Time of delay (in seconds) for power variation detection, interpreted as a LOAD ERROR or OVERLOAD detection (too much power connected to the Dimmer 2).

Available settings:
0 – detection of a burnt out bulb disabled
1-255 – delay time in seconds
Default setting: 5
Parameter size: 2 [bytes]

If the parameter is active, switching on the Dimmer 2 (S1 single click) will always set this brightness level.

Available settings:
0 – function disabled
1-99 – percentage level of brightness
Default setting: 0
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Choose between momentary, toggle and roller blind switch.

Available settings:
0 – momentary switch
1 – toggle switch
2 – roller blind switch – two switches operate the Dimmer 2 (S1 to brighten, S2 to dim)
Default setting: 0
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Available settings:
0 – 0xFF value is sent, which will set associated devices to their last saved state
1 – current Dimmer 2 state is sent, which will synchronize brightness level of associated devices (other dimmers for example)
Default setting: 0
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Available settings:
0 – device changes status on switch status change
1 – device status is synchronized with switch status
Default setting: 0
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Available settings:
0 – double click disabled
1 – double click enabled
Default setting: 1
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Parameter determines, which actions will not result in sending frames to association groups.

Parameter 24 values may be combined, e.g. 1+2=3 means that associations on switching ON or OFF the Dimmer 2 (single click) will not be sent.

Available settings: 0-31

Default setting: 0
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Parameter determines, which actions will not result in sending frames to association groups.

Parameter 25 values may be combined, e.g. 1+2=3 means that associations on switching ON or OFF the Dimmer 2 (single click) will not be sent.

Available settings: 0-31

Default setting: 0
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Switch no. 2 controls the Dimmer 2 additionally (in 3-way switch mode). Function disabled for parameter 20 set to 2 (roller blind switch).

Available settings:
0 – 3-way switch function for S2 disabled
1 – 3-way switch function for S2 enabled
Default setting: 0
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

This parameter defines how commands are sent in specified association groups: as secure or non-secure. Parameter is active only in Z-Wave network security mode. It does not apply to 1st Lifeline group.

Parameter 27 values may be combined, e.g. 1+2=3 means that 2nd & 3rd group are sent as secure.

Available settings: 0-15

Default setting: 15
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

SCENE ID depends on the switch type configurations.

Enabling scene activation functionality may cause slight delay in response to external switches and sending associations.

Available settings:
0 – functionality deactivated
1 – functionality activated
Default setting: 0
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

SCENE ID value sent at specified configuration:

Momentary switches
SCENE ID: S1 input SCENE ID: S2 input
16 : 1 x click
14 : 2 x click
–  : 3 x click
12 : hold
13 : release
26 : 1 x click
24 : 2 x click
25 : 3 x click
22 : hold
23 : release
Toggle switches
SCENE ID: S1 input SCENE ID: S2 input
10 : OFF to ON
11 : ON to OFF
14 : 2 x click
–  : 3 x click
20 : OFF to ON
21 : ON to OFF
24 : 2 x click
25 : 3 x click
Roller blinds switches
SCENE ID: S1 input SCENE ID: S2 input
10 : turn ON (1 x click)
13 : release
14 : 2 x click
–  : 3 x click
17 : brightening
11 : turn OFF (1 x click)
13 : release
14 : 2 x click
15 : 3 x click
18 : dimming

Available settings:
0 – standard mode
1 – S1 operates as S2, S2 operates as S1
Default setting: 0
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Modifications of parameters 30-39 should be performed only by a qualified installer.

Forced auto-calibration will set this parameter’s value to 2.

Available settings:
0 – forced leading edge control
1 – forced trailing edge control
2 – control mode selected automatically (based on auto-calibration)
Default setting: 2
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Available settings:
0 – leading edge
1 – trailing edge
Default setting:
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

This mode is necessary while connecting non-dimmable light sources. Setting this parameter to 1 automatically ignores brightening/dimming time settings. Forced auto-calibration will set this parameter’s value to 2.

Available settings:
0 – on/off mode disabled (dimming is possible)
1 – on/off mode enabled (dimming is not possible)
2 – mode selected automatically
Default setting: 2
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Available settings:
0 – Load recognized as dimmable
1 – Load recognized as non-dimmable
Default setting:
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Time required to warm up the filament of halogen bulb.

Available settings:
0 – no soft-start
1 – short soft-start (0.1s)
2 – long soft-start (0.5s)
Default setting: 1
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

This parameter determines the trigger of auto-calibration procedure, e.g. power on, load error, etc.

Available settings:
0 – No auto-calibration of the load after power on
1 – Auto-calibration performed after first power on
2 – Auto-calibration performed after each power on
3 – Auto-calibration performed after first power on or after each LOAD ERROR alarm (no load, load failure, burnt out bulb), if parameter 37 is set to 1 also after alarms: SURGE (Dimmer 2 output overvoltage) and OVERCURRENT (Dimmer 2 output overcurrent)
4 – Auto-calibration performed after each power on or after each LOAD ERROR alarm (no load, load failure, burnt out bulb), if parameter 37 is set to 1 also after alarms: SURGE (Dimmer 2 output overvoltage) and OVERCURRENT (Dimmer 2 output overcurrent)
Default setting: 1
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Available settings:
0 – device permanently disabled until re-enabling by command or external switch
1 – three attempts to turn on the load
Default setting: 0
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Correction reduces spontaneous flickering of some capacitive load (e.g. dimmable LEDs) at certain brightness levels in 2-wire installation. In countries using ripple-control, correction may cause changes in brightness. In this case it is necessary to disable correction or adjust time of correction for flickering loads.

Available settings:
0 – automatic correction disabled
1-254 – duration of correction in seconds
255 – automatic correction always enabled
Default setting: 255
Parameter size: 2 [bytes]

Reaching the defined value will result in turning off the load. Additional apparent power limit of 350VA is active by default.

Available settings:
0 – functionality disabled
1-350 – 1-350W
Default setting: 250
Parameter size: 2 [bytes]

Parameter 39 is relevant only when parameter 58 is set to 0.

Available settings:
0 – No reaction
1 – Turn on the load
2 – Turn off the load
3 – Load blinking
Default setting: 3
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Available settings:
0 – No reaction
1 – Turn on the load
2 – Turn off the load
3 – Load blinking
Default setting: 2
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Available settings:
0 – No reaction
1 – Turn on the load
2 – Turn off the load
3 – Load blinking
Default setting: 3
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Available settings:
0 – No reaction
1 – Turn on the load
2 – Turn off the load
3 – Load blinking
Default setting: 1
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Available settings: 1-32767 (1-32767 seconds)
Default setting: 600 (600s)
Parameter size: 2 [bytes]

Alarm state may be cancelled earlier, as a result of pressing the switch or sending the Z-Wave command frame.

Available settings:
0 – No reaction
1 – Send an alarm frame
Default setting: 1
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Available settings:
0 – No reaction
1 – Send an alarm frame
Default setting: 1
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Available settings:
0 – No reaction
1 – Send an alarm frame
Default setting: 1
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Available settings:
0 – No reaction
1 – Send an alarm frame
Default setting: 1
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Available settings:
0 – No reaction
1 – Send an alarm frame
Default setting: 1
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

The parameter defines the power level change that will result in a new power report being sent. The value is a percentage of the previous report.

Available settings:
0 – power reports disabled
1-100 (1-100%) – power report threshold
Default setting: 10 (10%)
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Parameter 52 defines a time period between consecutive reports. Timer is reset and counted from zero after each report.

Available settings:
0 – periodic reports disabled
1-32767 (1-32767 seconds)
Default setting: 3600 (3600s)
Parameter size: 2 [bytes]

Energy level change which will result in sending a new energy report.

Available settings:
0 – energy reports disabled
1-255 (0.01-2.55 kWh) – report triggering threshold
Default setting: 10 (0.1 kWh)
Parameter size: 2 [bytes]

The Dimmer 2 may include active power and energy consumed by itself in reports sent to the main controller.

Available settings:
0 – Self-measurement inactive
1 – Self-measurement active
Default setting: 0
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

This parameter defines how to calculate active power. It is useful in a case of 2-wire connection with light sources other than resistive.

Available settings:
0 – measurement based on the standard algorithm
1 – approximation based on the calibration data
2 – approximation based on the control angle
Default setting: 0
Parameter size: 1 [byte]

Parameter 58 is set to 0 after forced auto-calibration.

This parameter determines the approximate value of the power that will be reported by the device at its maximum brightness level.

Available settings: 0-500 (0-500W) – power consumed by the load at the maximum brightness level.
Default setting: 0
Parameter size: 2 [bytes]

Parameter 59 works only when parameter 58 has a value other than 0.