How to connect smoke detectors

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How to connect smoke detectors

Post by fl1p » Thursday 28 May 2015 14:20

I'm trying to connect a new smoke detector FA21RF. I allready have 2 of the FA20RF connected, but I don't remember how I did it.

It won't succeed with pressing learn-button.

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Re: How to connect smoke detectors

Post by markk » Thursday 28 May 2015 15:27

Do you have "accept new hardware" enabled in "settings"?
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Re: How to connect smoke detectors

Post by fl1p » Thursday 28 May 2015 15:31

Yes, that's enabled

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Re: How to connect smoke detectors

Post by fl1p » Wednesday 03 June 2015 17:28

I attached my RFXCom to my pc and got this with the rfxmanager when I push the Test button. The Learn button doesn't do anything with the RFXCom.
Packettype = Security1
subtype = KD101 smoke detector
Sequence nbr = 39
id1-3 = 0D9400
status = Panic
Signal level = 6
And I can't find "Security" or "KD101" in the device list to add it manually... This is how my other smoke detectors are connected:
Antenna 346C00 0 Brand Traphal Security KD101 smoke detector Normal

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Re: How to connect smoke detectors

Post by kalinkamaen » Wednesday 03 June 2015 19:29

Did you hold the test button until it started beeping?
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Re: How to connect smoke detectors

Post by fl1p » Wednesday 03 June 2015 19:43

Yes. Than panic shows up under windows, but it doesn't "auto learb" it in Domoticz.

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Re: How to connect smoke detectors

Post by kalinkamaen » Wednesday 03 June 2015 20:04

But then you can just connect it through devices, if you see it there!
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Re: How to connect smoke detectors

Post by fl1p » Wednesday 03 June 2015 20:40

Nope, it doesn't show up... Not when I push Learn, nor when I push Test.

But it does show up in the RFXcom Manager when I attach the antenna to my windows pc...

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Re: How to connect smoke detectors

Post by D'rMorris » Thursday 04 June 2015 12:36

I added them as follows:
- First I put the smoke detectors in learn mode
- Then I used RFXMGR to learn them my own defined code (in Security1 tab, Type KD101 smoke detector, select a unique ID for each KD101, for example 01 01 and 01 02 and 01 03, select the Command: panic)
- Then in Domoticz add them manually (use the just learned codes) or add them via "learn light / switch)

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Re: How to connect smoke detectors

Post by wimmme » Wednesday 11 November 2015 12:16

Double post, but I need to.
I really cannot get this to work.
I have 9 FA21RF's, configured with one master and 8 slaves, so they are all connected.
There is no way I can get them into domoticz.
I succeeded in learning 2 of these devices my own code with RFXMgr, so sending to them works fine, but getting them as devices/switches in domoticz is not possible.
Even in RFXMgr i don't see anything happening when pressing the test buttons.
Anyone an idea ? This is driving me crazy :cry:

UPDATE: it works ! don't know exactly what did the trick because I didn't do anything else then before. But I removed the batteries from 1 device and made it a slave again and now RFXMgr sees them and Domoticz too :-)

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Re: How to connect smoke detectors

Post by sincze » Friday 26 October 2018 21:27

Recently I noticed my parents did not have any smoke detectors.
So I bought the fa21rf for 7 euro's each including batteries from a dutch vendor.


According to Stuntteam documentation they have to work with a RFLINK, and I do not want to have them paired. (pairing result -> all same ID)
To have individual devices in domoticz do the following:

- Press Allow new hardware for 5 minutes button (Setup -> Settings -> Systems tab)
- Put in the batteries of detector one.
- Press Test button for some seconds on the Smoke Detector to learn the device in Domoticz
- Find the newly created device (Setup -> Devices -> Not Used)
- Add the device to domoticz. It will appear as a switch.
- Now Press Learn button on the smoke detector untill red light turns on.
- Switch the Domoticz smoke detector ON several times until smoke detector starts beeping.

The device is now paired.
Repeat for all other units.
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