Installing Fibaro dimmer 2 in single switch and connecting to raZberry and openhab

Installing Fibaro dimmer 2 in the wall and controlling it from Openhab

fibaro dimmer 2 wiring

I used wiring as follows

Be sure which is the Live wire. Check the videos on youtube to be sure.

Connecting fibaro dimmer 2 with openhab.

Connect to habmin http://IP_of_rpi:8080/habmin

go to Configuration -> Bindings -> Z-Wave bindings -> Devices

Turn on the fibaro dimmer 2

On the raZberry node start the “include mode”

Try to several times turn on/off the switch

check in the /var/log/openhab/openhab.log for new node appearance

reload the habmin webpage. You should see the fibaro dimmer 2 in the list.

settings in defaults.items

Group    Fibaro_group    "Bedroom"    <switch>
Switch    fibaro    "Bedroom light"    <switch>    (Fibaro_group)        { zwave="2:command=SWITCH_MULTILEVEL" }
Dimmer    fibaro_dim    "Bedroom dimmer [%d %%]"    <slider>    (Fibaro_group)        { zwave="2:command=SWITCH_MULTILEVEL" }
Number    fibaro_power    "Bedroom current [%.2f W]"    <chart>    (Fibaro_group)        { zwave="2:command=METER,meter_scale=E_W,refresh_interval=300" }
Number    fibaro_energy    "Bedroom total [%.2f KWh]"    <chart>    (Fibaro_group)        { zwave="2:command=METER,meter_scale=E_KWh,refresh_interval=300" }

settings in defaults.sitemap

sitemap default label="My Home"
Frame label="Living room" {
Group item=DSPW215_group
Frame label="Bedroom" {
Group item=Fibaro_group

If you have normal switch as me then you will want to change the configuration of the switch from button as shown in the picture.

This way when the used manually it will work as standard switch.

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