Vettester

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  1. Vettester

    I'm thinking I'll switch to SmartThings

    Rachio has a separate app which provides options for smart watering based on your local weather conditions. I think you could leave all the watering intelligence up to Rachio and not even interface it into into your home automation. However, if you want to setup your sprinkler zones to come on based on motion the capability is there. Apple's Homekit provides a simplified interface for manual watering
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    Six weeks with Hubitat

    Using Homebridge installed on a raspberry pi I am able to connect Hubitat to Apple's HomeKit. Now I can use the Apple Home app to control my Hubitat connected devices. The WAF just went up significantly.
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    I'm thinking I'll switch to SmartThings

    I replaced my Iris connected Orbit controller with a B-hyve Smart Timer and wasn't impressed. It wasn't watering according to the scheduling in neither the manual or smart watering modes. I took it back and exchanged it for a Rachio. Even though the Rachio was more than twice as much I think it was worth the money. As an added bonus it connects to Hubitat and is EPA certified so I qualified for $124 rebate through my local Water Conservation District.
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    Six weeks with Hubitat

    I moved over to Hubitat at about same time and my system has grown to over 250 devices utilizing two hubs. There is a significant improvement in functionality with Hubitat vs Iris. In my opinion Lowe's did the majority of us a favor by shutting down Iris. The only complaint I have is with Hubitat's dashboards. The display format isn't compatible with my Gen 1 iPad and they don't display full screen very well. Sharptools resolves this but since it's cloud based it is laggy at times. The only thing I wasn't able to move over was my Orbit 12 station sprinkler controller, but I replaced it with a Rachio controller and couldn't be happier. I've been using Blue Iris for a few years now and it is an awesome program and the fact that it integrates into Hubitat is a plus. I'm looking forward to the new version 5 that is scheduled to be released in a few weeks.
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    Gen 1 device limit?

    I work with IP based mesh networks and wouldn't refer to mesh mapping as eye candy, but more of an etch-a-sketch mess.
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    Gen 1 device limit?

    https://github.com/shackrat/Hubitat/tree/master/Drivers
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    Gen 1 device limit?

    I paired the Zigbee first at the plug’s final location then I brought it next to the hub with an extension cord and did a z-wave exclude. After exclusion I paired the z-wave and then returned it to it’s final location.
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    Gen 1 device limit?

    You have to pair the V2 Smartplug as two separate devices, one for the Zigbee and one for the Z-Wave. The two devices in the example below are the same plug.
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    Gen 1 device limit?

    With Hubitat you can see the routing table currently being used. Parent child parameters EzspGetParentChildParametersResponse [childCount=2, parentEui64=0000000000000000, parentNodeId=65535] Child Data child:[Garage Backyard Door, 578D, type:EMBER_SLEEPY_END_DEVICE] child:[Family Room Lamps Button, 8713, type:EMBER_SLEEPY_END_DEVICE] Neighbor Table Entry [Basement East Lamp , 01BE], LQI:249, age:5, inCost:3, outCost:3 [Basement Landing Lamp, 0559], LQI:254, age:4, inCost:1, outCost:3 [Master Closet Charger, 1D47], LQI:215, age:1, inCost:5, outCost:0 [BlueLine Power , 2A4A], LQI:255, age:4, inCost:1, outCost:3 [China Cabinet Light , 3853], LQI:252, age:3, inCost:3, outCost:0 [Entertainment Center, 398E], LQI:254, age:3, inCost:1, outCost:3 [Scentsy, 4C82], LQI:251, age:6, inCost:3, outCost:3 [Washer, 84F2], LQI:251, age:4, inCost:3, outCost:3 [Toolbox Outlet South , 931E], LQI:252, age:4, inCost:3, outCost:3 [Basement Hallway Outlet , 9818], LQI:254, age:3, inCost:1, outCost:1 [East Cameras , ACD5], LQI:253, age:4, inCost:3, outCost:1 [Basement West Lamp , B1F3], LQI:253, age:4, inCost:3, outCost:1 [North Toolbox Outlet , BCC6], LQI:249, age:4, inCost:3, outCost:3 [Living Room Lamp, D428], LQI:249, age:4, inCost:3, outCost:3 [Kitchen Lamp, EB7F], LQI:253, age:4, inCost:3, outCost:1 [West Nightstand Lamp, FD73], LQI:254, age:4, inCost:1, outCost:1 Route Table Entry status:Unused status:Active, age:64, routeRecordState:0, concentratorType:None, [Alarm Cancellation, 75D7] via [East Cameras , ACD5] status:Active, age:64, routeRecordState:0, concentratorType:None, [Front Door, 2F3B] via [Living Room Lamp, D428] status:Active, age:64, routeRecordState:0, concentratorType:None, [Workbench Motion , C671] via [Kitchen Lamp, EB7F] status:Active, age:64, routeRecordState:0, concentratorType:None, [Basement East Window, B996] via [Basement East Lamp , 01BE] status:Active, age:64, routeRecordState:0, concentratorType:None, [Master Bedroom Door, FA61] via [Kitchen Lamp, EB7F] status:Active, age:64, routeRecordState:0, concentratorType:None, [Laundry Motion, C9D8] via [Basement Hallway Outlet , 9818] status:Active, age:64, routeRecordState:0, concentratorType:None, [Celica, 7240] via [Basement Hallway Outlet , 9818] status:Active, age:64, routeRecordState:0, concentratorType:None, [East Nightstand , EF3E] via [Basement Hallway Outlet , 9818] status:Active, age:64, routeRecordState:0, concentratorType:None, [East Gate Contact, FA72] via [Toolbox Outlet South , 931E] status:Active, age:64, routeRecordState:0, concentratorType:None, [Master Bedroom Lamp Switch, 290A] via [Kitchen Lamp, EB7F] status:Active, age:64, routeRecordState:0, concentratorType:None, [Kitchen Window, F95D] via [Washer, 84F2] status:Active, age:64, routeRecordState:0, concentratorType:None, [Family Room Motion West, A66B] via [East Cameras , ACD5] status:Active, age:64, routeRecordState:0, concentratorType:None, [Dining Room West Window, C292] via [West Nightstand Lamp, FD73] status:Active, age:64, routeRecordState:0, concentratorType:None, [Craftroom Motion , 6272] via [East Cameras , ACD5] status:Active, age:64, routeRecordState:0, concentratorType:None, [Basement West Window , 370A] via [Basement Hallway Outlet , 9818]
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    Gen 1 device limit?

    My GE-Link Bulbs were alway problematic on Iris and I had the same experience with them on SRF.
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    Gen 1 device limit?

    They paired immediately and have been very responsive and stable on their own network.
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    Gen 1 device limit?

    I've added a 2nd Hubitat hub so I have a dedicated separate ZigBee network on a different channel for my GE Link bulbs. The two hubs are connected via HubConnect so everything is still integrated into a single system. You should be able to do the something similar with SRF by adding a 3rd ZigBee network.
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    Gen 1 device limit?

    I do have 23 smart plugs paired to my hub. 14 - V1 9 - V2 If you enter this into a browser on your network: http://hub_ip/hub/zigbee/getChildAndRouteInfo you should be able to look at your ZigBee routing table.
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    Gen 1 device limit?

    I currently have 105 Zigbee devices on Hubitat and I'm not having any issues.
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    Device that can show power failure

    This is a good idea, but it doesn’t necessarily mean your system is down. Hubitat will continue to run locally without an internet connection.
  16. The settings I posted are a matter of personal preference which I found to provide a balance between image quality and wifi bandwidth usage. You can decide what works best for your needs. Here's the configuration file specs: SerComm Neutral Brand IP Camera Configuration File ... - Rpra.co.uk (1).pdfSerComm Neutral Brand IP Camera Configuration File ... - Rpra.co.uk (1).pdf
  17. You might want to read through this: https://github.com/edent/Sercomm-API/blob/master/README.md I would suggest you change your bit and frame rates. Here's what I'm using: [H264] mode=1 resolution=4 quality_type=0 quality_level=3 bit_rate=7 frame_rate=15 gov_length=10 sp_uri= profile=66 mode2=1 resolution2=4 quality_type2=0 quality_level2=3 bit_rate2=7 frame_rate2=15 gov_length2=10 sp_uri2= profile2=66 mode3=0 resolution3=3 quality_type3=1 quality_level3=3 bit_rate3=1000 frame_rate3=30 gov_length3=30 sp_uri3= profile3=77 bandwidth=0 cropping=0 bandwidth2=0 cropping2=0 bandwidth3=0 cropping3=0
  18. The the image size is controlled by the resolution. Use /adm/get_group.cgi?group=H264 to see what yours are set at. Port forwarding is never a good idea unless you are using something like sTunnel or VPN. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FkZ3pw6W4I&t=21s Using a VPN is a much better option.
  19. If you reboot your router the IP address table should update. It sounds like you may have an IP conflict somewhere. Try changing the camera's reservation in your router to something on the higher end of the spectrum. Something like 192.168.1.220 should work. Just make sure you make these changes with the camera powered off.
  20. Check out the note on step 5 of the following link: https://www.linksys.com/us/support-article?articleNum=135673 You need to manually add the device reservation for the cameras that you are not seeing. After completing this connect your camera and power it up. Your router will then assign the camera whatever IP you manually assigned. Just make sure the IP address you give your camera is on the same subnet and that it is not being used by another device.
  21. What’s the brand and model number of your router?
  22. Assuming these have been reset, do you see flashing green lights on the back of the camera when you connect it to your router via Ethernet?
  23. If you can't ping the camera on the wired side check your router and make sure the MAC address of the camera is assigned to the correct IP address.
  24. It was me who said that. I can reset and reconfigure both a V1 and V2 camera in about 5 minutes. And yes, I am doing this on a Mac.