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VERA Help Guides, Tutorials and Tips & Tricks

Vera Z-Wave Home Automation

Vera Controllers are our most popular Z-Wave controllers. The application notes provide tutorials and tips on how to install and use the VERA controllers together with a variety of Z-Wave devices and scenarios.


Application Notes

VERA UI5

Configuring VERA to work with the RFXtrx433 USB Transceiver

This application note and video show how the RFXtrx433 transceiver can be easily added to the VERA Z-Wave controller, enabling it to control 433MHz-base devices such as LightwaveRF.

Adding Devices to VERA

This guide and video show how to add devices to your Home Automation network using the VERA Z-Wave Controller.

Adding LightwaveRF Devices to VERA with the RFXtrx433 USB Transceiver

This guide shows how to add LightwaveRF devices to a VERA controller that has a RFXtrx433 USB module installed.

Creating a VERA Scene

Tutorial showing how to create scenes in VERA that can be used to control various devices with a single command.

Triggering VERA Scenes

This guide shows how to create triggers that enable other devices to automatically run VERA scenes.

Scheduling VERA Scenes

This guide shows how to create schedules that run VERA scenes automatically at specific times, days of the week or at set intervals.

Viewing VERA Log Information

Viewing VERA's log information is very easy to do, this guide shows you how..

Setting the Time and Location in VERA

This application note shows how to set your VERA to the correct time and location, this is important to enable you schedules to run correctly.

Using VERA as a Dusk to Dawn controller

This application note shows how to use VERA as a Dusk to Dawn controller to automatically control a light.

Motion activated Light with Light Level Sensor

This application note shows how to Associate two Z-Wave devices and use them to control a motion activated light that automatically turns on for a predefined period when motion is detected and the ambient light level is below a set threshold level.

Creating a Heating control system with VERA

This application note shows how to create a Z-Wave-based heating control system that will control the heating source based on time of day and the room's temperature. This is a common scenario in most Home Automation systems.

Using the Secure 2-Channel Receiver (SSR302) with VERA

This application note shows how to use the Secure SSR302 2-Channel Boiler receiver with VERA to control your heating and hot water systems.

Using the Secure SCS317 Programable Thermostat with VERA

This guide shows how to use the Secure SCS317 (C-Sat-17) Programable Thermostat with VERA

Using the Aeon Labs Key Fob with VERA

This application note shows how to include the Aeon Labs Key Fob into a Z-Wave home automation network using a VERA central controller and how it can be used to control various scenes.

Adding and Configuring the Aeon MultiSensor using VERA

This guide shows you how to install and configure the Aeon MultiSensor using the VERA Z-Wave Controller.

Installing Z-Wave.me iTemp with VERA

This guide shows how to install and configure the Z-Wave.me Temperature and Dry Input Sensor (iTemp) using the VERA Z-Wave Controller.

Using the Aeon Labs Minimote with VERA

This application note shows how to add the Aeon Labs Minimote into a VERA network and use it to control Z-Wave scenes.

Complete List of all Device IDs in VERA

This guide shows how to quickly get a list of all devices and node IDs in VERA.

Using the Fibaro Flood Sensor with VERA

Guide showing how to install and configure the Fibaro Flood Sensor with VERA.

Using the Philio 4-in-1 Sensor with VERA

Application note to use the Philio 4-in-1 Sensor with VERA.

Using PLEG to activate lights based in light level

A guide to using a simple PLEG scene to activate lights based on the ambient light level.

VERA Program Logic Plugins

Introduction to the PLEG and PLTS plugins for VERA.

Using the Z-Wave.me 4 Button Keyfob Remote with VERA

This guide shows how to install and configure the Z-Wave.me 4 Button Keyfob Remote using the VERA Z-Wave Controller.

Using iTach with VERA

Shows how to use iTach IR adapter with the VERA Z-Wave controller to control IR-based appliances.

Using the Z-Wave.me Wall Controller BJ 2000 with VERA

This guide shows how to install and configure the Z-Wave.me Wall Controller BJ 2000 using the VERA Z-Wave Controller.

Control blinds or shutters in VERA based on environmental conditions

This guide shows how to control your blinds, shutters, curtains or awnings based on environmental conditions such as the position of the sun and the ambient temperature.

Controlling Somfy RTS Blinds with the RFXtrx433E

Use the RFXtrx433E together with VERA controller to control Somfy RTS wireless blinds.

Using the Aeon Labs Heavy Duty Switch in VERA UI5

This guide shows you how to install and configure the Aeon Labs Heavy Duty Switch using the VERA Z-Wave Controller.

Using the Aeon Labs Siren in VERA UI5

This guide shows you how to install and configure the Aeon Labs Siren using the VERA Z-Wave Controller.

Using the Zipato RGBW Bulb in VERA

This guide shows you how to use LUA to change the colour channels on the Zipato RGBW Bulb in the VERA Z-Wave Controller.

Using a LightwaveRF Door Chime With VERA & the RFXtrx433

This guide shows how to use the recently released LightwaveRF Door Chimes in the VERA Z-Wave Controller using the RFXtrx433E USB 433.92 MHz transceiver with antenna.

VERA UI7

Vera UI7 Quick Start Guide

In this guide we’ll go through the initial steps to get you started using a VERA Home Automation Z-Wave controller running UI7.

Adding Devices in VERA UI7

This guide shows how to Include devices to your Z-Wave network using the VERA Z-Wave Controller running UI7 firmware.

Adding Device Parameters in VERA UI7

This guide shows how to set Z-Wave device configuration parameters in the VERA controller running UI7 firmware.

Creating Scenes in VERA UI7

This guide shows how to create Scenes in the VERA controller running UI7 firmware.

Scheduling Scenes in VERA UI7

This guide shows how to Schedule Scenes in the VERA controller running UI7 firmware.

VERA UI7 Diagnostics

This guide shows how to carry out advanced troubleshooting and diagnostics in the VERA controller running UI7 firmware.

Configuring VERA UI7 to work with RFXtrx433 transceiver

This guide shows how to configure VERA Edge to work with the RFXtrx433E transceiver.

Add LightwaveRF Devices to VERA UI7

This guide shows how to add LightwaveRF devices to a VERA controller running UI7 firmware that has a RFXtrx433 USB module installed.

Setting Time and Location in Vera UI7

This guide shows how to set your VERA to the correct time and location.

Using Vera UI7 as a Dusk to Dawn Light Controller

This guide shows how to use VERA as a Dusk to Dawn controller to automatically control a light.

VERA Edge Reset

This guide shows all the different reset options VERA has and explain exactly what each one does.

Using Sensative Strips in VERA UI7

This guide shows how to use the Sensative Strip in VERA UI7.

Triggering Vera UI7 Scenes

In this guide we will take an in-depth look at Scene Triggers and the various actions available in VERA UI7.

Motion Activated Light with Light Level sensor

This guide shows how to Associate two Z-Wave devices and use them to control a motion activated light that automatically turns On for a predefined period when motion is detected and the ambient light level is below a set threshold level.

Using the D-Link, Zipato and Philio multi-sound sirens in VERA UI7

This guide shows how to trigger the different sounds in the D-Link, Zipato, and Philio multi-sound sirens in the VERA Z-Wave Controller using UI7 firmware.

Using Philips Hue with VERA UI7

This guide shows how to configure a VERA Home Automation Controller running the latest UI7 firmware to control Philips Hue devices.

Using Nest with VERA UI7

This guide shows how to configure a VERA Home Automation Controller running the latest UI7 firmware to control Nest devices such as the Nest Learning Thermostat and Nest Protect.

Using a Fibaro Dimmer 2 S2 Input to trigger Scenes in VERA UI7

This guide explains how the Fibaro Dimmer 2 module S2 Input can be used to trigger Scenes in VERA UI7

Using Fibaro Swipe with VERA UI7

This comprehensive, step-by-step guide shows how to configure a VERA Home Automation Controller running the latest UI7 firmware to make full use of the Fibaro Swipe.

Using D-Link, Devolo or Hauppauge Motion Sensor in VERA UI7

This guide will show how to use the D-Link, Devolo or Hauppauge Motion Sensor in VERA UI7.

Using D-Link, Devolo or Hauppauge Door & Window Sensor in VERA UI7

This guide will show how to use the D-Link, Devolo or Hauppauge Door & Window Sensor in VERA UI7.



Knowledgebase Articles

Differences between VERA3 and VERA Lite

Data Logging with the MiCasaVerde Vera

Fibaro Smoke Sensor compatibility issue

The Arm and Disarm buttons on a device on the Vera UI don't do anything!

Can VERA be used with a USB Hub?

Secure SES301 Temp Sensor not reporting temperature in VERA

Introduction to PLEG - VERA Plugin

Introduction to PLTS - VERA Plugin

Why does my Siren show up as a light bulb in Vera?

Which VERA Apps do you recommend?

VERA Latest Firmware

Fibaro Motion Sensor compatibility issue

How do I upgrade or downgrade the firmware on VERA?

How do I avoid the new VERA UI6 firmware?

Accessing the temperature on the Fibaro Smoke Sensor in VERA

Accessing the temperature on the Vision Motion Sensor in VERA

Using Duwi Remote Control with VERA and Home Center

Aeon Labs Clamp Power Meter (Single) VERA compatibility issue

Why does my Z-Wave.me MTEMP sensor show as a light bulb in VERA?

Is there anything I can do to sort out miss-behaving devices in VERA?

LightwaveRF Devices do not turn off with VERA and RFX

Accessing VERA via SSH and SCP

VERA Edge USB Issue and Firmware

Should I install a Beta/Day One firmware releases?

Can I upgrade to VERA Edge from VERA Lite, VERA 3 or VERA 2 Controllers?

Why does VERA show a different temperature reading to Secure Thermostat?

Why isn't my VERA Edge working properly with my BT Internet service?

What’s the differences between VERA Edge and the earlier models?

What is the latest UI7 firmware version available for the VERA Z-Wave controllers?

Do you have any recommendations for VERA UI7 compatible Apps for smart-phones and tablets?

How can I log and view sensor or power usage data with VERA UI7?

How do I upgrade or downgrade the firmware with VERA UI7?

Why did my Fibaro Door & Window Sensor stop working after changing the battery?

Configuring VERA UI7 to work with the Yale Connected Lock

I can't access my VERA Edge on the local network, what should I do?

Why can't I define the energy usage for a multi-channel device in VERA UI7?

I can't access my VERA Edge & VERA Plus remotely, what should I do?

Can I upgrade to VERA Plus from VERA Edge, VERA Lite or VERA 3 Controllers?



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