Walli Controlling – configuring as a 2-way switch or additional switch

Description

You already finished your home? It’s too expensive to add electrical installation here now? Walli Controller was prepared for situations like this. Whenever you feel there is a need for additional switch, just put Walli Controller there. It comes with double-sided tape, so you’ve got everything you need right of the box.

Walli Controller as a 2-way switch:

    • can be added without prior electrical installation,
    • can be configured in the FIBARO System to act as a switch in a 2-way installation, meaning it can turn on and off a single lighting source or roller shutter   together with another Z-Wave switch.

Requirements

  • FIBARO Home Center 3, Home Center 3 Lite or Yubii Home,
  • Walli Controller,
  • Z-Wave switch or dimmer.

Modes

Depending on the device you want to control, the Walli Controller provides 4 different modes to control them conviniently.

Switch Controller

In this mode, the device uses associations to control Z-Wave binary switches.
1st button:
  • Click – ON.

2nd button:

  • Click – OFF.

Dimmer / Roller Shutter Controller

In this mode, the device uses associations to control Z-Wave dimmers and rollers shutters. 1st button – turns ON and increases level:

  • Click – ON with the last level,
  • Hold – increasing level until released,
  • 2xClick – send pre-set level (set in parameter 152).

2nd button – turns OFF and decreases level:

  • Click – OFF,
  • Hold – decreasing level until released.

Roller Shutter Step-By-Step Controller

In this mode, the device uses associations to control Z-Wave roller shutter controllers in Step-By-Step mode (alternately sends commands for movement and stopping). 1st button – opens and stops:

  • Click – open/stop,
  • 2xClick – send pre-set level (set in parameter 152).

2nd button – closes and stops:

  • Click – close/stop,
  • 2xClick – stop.

Venetian blinds Step-By-Step Controller

In this mode, the device uses associations to control Z-Wave Venetian blinds (with slats) controllers in Step-By-Step mode (alternately sends commands for movement and stopping).1st button – opens and stops:

  • Click – open/stop,
  • 2xClick – send pre-set level (set in parameter 152),
  • Hold – opening slats until released.

2nd button – closes and stops:

  • Click – close/stop,
  • 2xClick – stop,
  • Hold – closing slats until released.

Step-by-step tutorial

Install and add the device

  1. Install the Walli Controller near the front doors (refer to the user manual).
  2. Open the Home Center Configuration Interface.
  3. Go to > Devices.
  4. Click .
  5. Select Z-Wave Device.
  6. Click Start adding.
  7. On the Walli Controller, click any button 3 times.
  8. Wait for the device to finish the configuration.

Configure to control other devices

  1. Go to > Devices.
  2. Click the Walli Controller to expand it.
  3. Open the Advanced tab.
  4. Change Operating Mode to:
      • Switch controller – if you want to control on/off switches,
      • Dimmer / roller shutter controller – if you want to control multilevel switches, like dimmers and roller shutters,
      • Roller shutter Step-By-Step controller – if you want to control roller shutters in Step-By-Step mode,
      • Venetian blins Step-By-Step controller

  5. Save.
  6. Open the Associations tab
  7. Select in the consecutive fields:
    • Endpoint 0,
    • Group 6: Multidevice,
    • Device you want to control.

  8. Click to set the association.
  9. If the Walli Controller is battery powered, wake it up manually or wait for next automatic wake up (refer to the user manual).

March 9, 2021   3042    Tutorials    
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