ClareVue Lighting Devices Integration Release Notes

Preface

For information on Z-Wave and ClareHome, see Installing Z-Wave with ClareHome.

Notes

  • When installing Z-Wave devices, ensure that there is nothing inhibiting their signal. Z-Wave relies on radio signals. Metal or thick walls may limit their signal strength.
  • We recommend having 2 or more repeating Z-Wave devices.

Introduction

The ClareVue Lighting devices integrate with ClareHome via the Z-Wave network. Installers only need to pair (add) the device to the ClareHome project.

By integrating the ClareVue devices into the ClareHome project, your customers can control the associated lights from their Android or iOS devices.

ClareVue models:

The following models are supported in this ClareVue Lighting release.

Installing the ClareVue devices

Only qualified installation technicians should install ClareVue lighting devices. Follow the installation and programming instructions that came with your ClareVue devices.

Notes

  • The devices are configurable using the ClareHome app, the Clare Controls Install Assist app, and Fusion.
  • The ClareVue Lighting add-on/accessory device (CVL-IWA-10) communicates it’s on/off state with the associated master through the physical 3- or 4-way traveler wiring. As such, they are not paired with the ClareHome system and only need to be installed by your electrician according to the installation instructions. When installed properly, the add-on and master devices will operate the 3- or 4-way circuit without regard to ClareHome. If they do not, check the wiring.

Pairing and configuring the devices in the apps

After installing the device, pair it.

To pair the ClareVue device using ClareHome and Install Assist:

Note: The pairing process is the same for each device.

1. Access the Clare Controls Install Assist app, and then tap Add Devices.

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Access the ClareHome Mega Menu, and then tap Add/Edit Devices.

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2. At the bottom of the screen, tap the plus icon.

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3. Tap Lighting.

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4. Tap Z-Wave Device - Lighting.

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5. Tap Start Discovery Mode, and then pair the device as per the manufacturer’s instructions.

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6. Enter a name for the keypad, and then select an area.

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7. Tap outside of the area drop-down, and the Z-Wave device is ready to use.

If using a dimmer, configure the settings.

Note: For scene, schedule, notification, and automation configuration, see ClareHome App Guide (DOC ID 1750).

To configure the dimmer settings:

1. Tap Edit Device Settings.

2. Configure the device settings as desired.

Button LED Behavior: This setting allows the user to adjust the dimmer’s physical LED behavior.

Ramp Time: (Dimmer only) The amount of time, in seconds, that it takes the dimmer to get to the set lighting level.

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3. Tap outside of the drop-down menu/text field.

The device information automatically saves.

Pairing and configuring the device in Fusion

After installing the keypad, pair and configure it.

To pair the device with Fusion:

1. Access your project, and then click the Z-Wave Wizard icon.

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2. The Clare Controls Z-Wave Wizard displays. Click on Z-Wave Devices.

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3. Select the device location, and then enter a name for the device.

Note: We recommend naming the device after its location to avoid confusion. For example, Office Switch.

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Note: If you want to add an area, click the green plus icon, enter a name for the area, and then click Add Area.

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4. Click Add It!.

A Z-Wave adding mode dialog displays.

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5. Press the main on/off button on the device.

Notes

  • Once paired, the light stops blinking.
  • The Z-Wave lighting device dialog goes away when the device has been paired.

6. The device appears in the added devices list.

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7. If you added a switch, click the Summary Tab.

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If you added a dimmer or accessory device, click NEXT.

8. On the Configure Devices tab, click the Configurable Properties sub-tab.

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9. (Dimmer only) Configure the dimmer’s properties.

Button LED Behavior: This setting allows the user to adjust the dimmer’s physical LED behavior.

Ramp Time: The time in seconds that it will take to reach the maximum dimming level when turned on, and the time to ramp down when turned off.

Notes

  • These settings should only be adjusted when the user experiences issues with dimmable LED or fluorescent lights.
  • Adjusting these settings limits the amount of power that flows into the bulb, this may help the user save money on their electricity bill.
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10. Click the Summary tab to view all Z-Wave Wizard added devices and their status.

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11. Click the Close Window icon in the top-right of the wizard to exit and return to the Devices tab.

Note: The Z-Wave devices added with the Z-Wave Wizard are automatically imported on the Devices tab.

Using the device in the ClareHome app

Once deployed, the user can add the device to their space, and then tap the lighting icon in the ClareHome app to display and operate the devices associated with the switch or dimmer, as shown below.

Note: Accessory devices do not have individual UI services. To use accessory devices from the app, control them through their associated master device.

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Full PDF - ClareVue Lighting Devices Integration Release Notes (DOC ID 1792)