Vesternet Z-Wave High Load Switch - Technical Support

The VES-ZW-HLD-016 is a Z-Wave High Load Switch and offers the following features:

  • 3-Wire (with Neutral) wiring
  • Supports Momentary or Toggle Switches
  • 16A Resistive Load (5A Capacitive / Inductive Load)
  • Power, Energy, Voltage & Current Metering
  • 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 from the App.
  • Reports On and Off Events when operated from the local switch.
  • Reports Power, Energy and Voltage Meters (SmartThings doesn't currently support the Current capability).
  • Allows assigning of "Actions" for On and Off Control from the Device Details section of the App.
  • Allows adding of "Automations" for On, Off and Meter Events from the Automations section of the App.
  • Allows adding of "Automations" for On and Off Control from the Automations section of the App.
  • Has configuration options for Meter reporting, the default load state after power failure and for the local switch type.

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.

One file is required for this particular Device:

  • VES-ZW-HLD-016 High Load Switch Switch.groovy

This Vesternet Zigbee 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 from the Web UI.
  • Reports On and Off Events when operated from the local switch.
  • Reports Power, Energy, Current and Voltage Meters.
  • Can be used as a "Trigger" for On, Off and Meter Events 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 in built-in Apps such as Basic Rule, Simple Automation Rules and Rule Machine.
  • Has configuration options for Meter reporting, the default load state after power failure and for the local switch type.

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.
  • Reports On and Off Events when operated from the local switch.
  • Reports Power, Energy, Current and Voltage Meters.
  • Has configuration options for all available parameters.