Vesternet Z-Wave 2 Channel Switch - Technical Support

The VES-ZW-SWI-014 is a Z-Wave 2 Channel Switch and offers the following features:

  • 3-Wire (with Neutral) wiring
  • 2 Output Channels
  • 2 Switch Input Channels
  • Supports Momentary Switches
  • Supports Scene Commands For Switch Inputs
  • 5.1A Resistive Load (1.7A Capacitive / Inductive Load) per channel
  • Power, Energy, Voltage & Current Metering (whole device only)
  • Small Installation Size 45.5 x 45 x 20.3 mm
  • Power Failure Load State Remembering
  • Z-Wave Plus with S2 Security

A manual for this device can be downloaded here.

SmartThings

Vesternet Hardware Devices are supported in SmartThings via our Vesternet Edge Channel.

Vesternet Edge Channel

In order to make the Device Drivers available for your Vesternet Z-Wave devices, simply subscribe to the Vesternet Edge Channel.

Here you can enrol your SmartThings hub to the Edge Channel and select which of the available Device Drivers to install.

Note that the Device Drivers are first release versions so while they might not be fully functional featuring all features and capabilities, they should be usable for their primary functions.

It should also be remembered that the SmartThings Edge platform itself is still under development and changes there may unintentionally break third-party Device Drivers.

Please report any issues with the Vesternet Edge Device Drivers by submitting a technical request ticket.

This Vesternet Device has the following features when used with our supporting Edge Device Driver in the SmartThings Smart Home Controller (tested with SmartThings firmware version 000.032.00012).

  • Supports On and Off Control of each channel from the App.
  • Reports On and Off Events for each channel when operated from the local switches.
  • Reports Power, Energy and Voltage Meters for the whole device (SmartThings doesn't currently support the Current capability).
  • Allows assigning of "Actions" for On and Off Control of each channel from the Device Details section of the App.
  • Allows adding of "Automations" for On and Off Events for each channel from the Automations section of the App.
  • Allows adding of "Automations" for Meter Events for the whole device from the Automations section of the App.
  • Allows adding of "Automations" for On and Off Control of each channel from the Automations section of the App.
  • Has configuration options for Meter reporting and the default load state after power failure.

Hubitat

If you're already familiar with Hubitat then you can simply get stuck in using the Device Driver below!

Vesternet Z-Wave Device Drivers

Available here.

Two files are required for this particular Device:

  • VES-ZW-SWI-014 2 Channel Switch.groovy
  • VES-ZW-SWI-014 2 Channel Switch Child Switch.groovy

This Vesternet Z-Wave Device has the following features when used with our supporting Device Driver in the Hubitat Smart Home Controller (tested with Hubitat firmware version 2.2.6.139).

  • Supports On and Off Control of each channelfrom the Web UI.
  • Reports On and Off Events for each channel when operated from the local switches.
  • Reports Power, Energy, Current and Voltage Meters for the whole device.
  • Can be used as a "Trigger" for On and Off Events for each channel in built-in Apps such as Basic Rule, Simple Automation Rules and Rule Machine.
  • Can be used as a "Trigger" for Meter Events for the whole device in built-in Apps such as Basic Rule, Simple Automation Rules and Rule Machine.
  • Can be used as an "Action" for On and Off Control of each channel in built-in Apps such as Basic Rule, Simple Automation Rules and Rule Machine.
  • Has configuration options for Meter reporting and the default load state after power failure.

Home Assistant (Z-Wave JS)

Vesternet Hardware Devices are supported in Home Assistant via our Z-Wave JS Device Configuration Files.

Vesternet Z-Wave Device Configuration Files

These are officially available via the are officially available via the Z-Wave JS codebase, meaning that with a recent Z-Wave JS installation Vesternet Z-Wave devices should work out-of-the-box in Home Assistant.

This Vesternet Device has the following features when used with our supporting Device Configuration File in Z-Wave JS (tested with Z-Wave JS UI / Z-Wave JS version 8.8.6 / 10.10.0).

  • Supports On and Off Control of each channel.
  • Reports On and Off Events for each channel when operated from the local switch.
  • Reports Power, Energy, Current and Voltage Meters for the whole device.
  • Has configuration options for all available parameters.