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  2. Hello all, I'm cleaning out the closet, and I still have the following Iris hardware: 1x Iris Gen-2 Smart Hub 6x Iris Gen-2 Contact Sensors (1 of them is missing the magnet part) 4x Iris Gen-1 Door/Window/Cabinet Contact Sensors 2x Iris Gen-1 Motion Sensors 1x Iris Gen-1 Range Extender 2x Iris Gen-1 Keypads 1x Iris Gen-1 Smart Plug 1x Iris Wi-Fi Smart Switch Most of the items are used, but all were working when I took everything down. I'll include the fourteen CR2 batteries that I took out of the devices, but I don't know if they still hold a
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  5. pavalov

    Site security

    Not sure. I got a warning today saying the certificate is out of date.
  6. Hey fellow techies, I admit I abandoned this forum awhile ago, mostly because all my IRIS devices are happily serving under the new Hubitat management. I have a lot of trouble replacing the WiFI plugs (the ones that do not need a hub). For two reasons: - I need them to retain state after a power outage. If it was on before an outage, it must go back on after. Not easy to find this behavior in other plugs. Most others would go to off state after an outage. I went through 3 different models on Amazon, finally found one - I need them to be reliable. The ones I bought just dec
  7. Hey fellow techies, I admit I abandoned this forum awhile ago, mostly because all my IRIS devices are happily serving under the new Hubitat management. I have a lot of trouble replacing the WiFI plugs (the ones that do not need a hub). For two reasons: - I need them to retain state after a power outage. If it was on before an outage, it must go back on after. Not easy to find this behavior in other plugs. Most others would go to off state after an outage. I went through 3 different models on Amazon, finally found one - I need them to be reliable. The ones I bought just dec
  8. sparc

    Site security

    I know this forum is pretty much dead, I check in a few times a wekk and see nothing new posted but it still exists and as a resource of information. Today when I checked in I got a warning from my browser that the site is not secure (no https). I don't recall getting that notice in the past. Why is the site not secured using https?
  9. Found another stash of some IRIS 1g motion sensors and a couple door switches. I also have some tilt switches and door hinge switches which from what I have been able to descern are not compatible with SmartThings because they are the C4/IRIS version not he HA vesion. So if anyone has a need for these let me know. If anyone is interested let me know. Otherwise I'll hang on to it and sell it at the next local Hamfest in August 2021.
  10. sparc

    New Ring Devices

    Found this YT video that shows off a bunch of new Alexa products coming soon. It also shows three new Ring devices. The link here is cued to the segment on the new ring devices, but the whole video is worth watching, if only to keep abreat of how invasive these types of devices are becoming.
  11. SOLD ! It''s all gone. Sold it at a Hamfest this weekend. 2 Iris 1st gen hubs 1 Vera Hub 2 Iris cameras (1 indoor and 1 outdoor) 14 1G Motion sensors 6 1G door switches 1 1g Repeater All for $30 Good riddance. Tired of looking at the junk.
  12. It was a shame as Systronic got the V1 keypads working, but I am not sure what went on with them. Their development just seem to stop. I am using almost all V1 stuff in my shop with Hubitat, Contact sensors smart plugs and Buttons. but HE never got the V1 keypads working. I had hoped to use them when I moved over to HE.
  13. Yeah, none of the v1 hardware works with ST.
  14. Well, maybe there is hope yet, just found this. https://community.smartthings.com/t/release-enhanced-zigbee-keypad-device-handler-centralite-uei-iris-xfinity-scout/124776 Spoke too soon. Looks like this will only work with the v2 and later keypads.
  15. I like the v1 over the later versions. Too bad they are useless to me now.
  16. I have a few as well, I never liked the looks of them but I liked the battery life and reliability.
  17. I have three v1 keypads looking for work. 🙂
  18. I agree I'm using a number of my old v1 hardware (mostly contact sensors but one button as well) on my parents Hubitat, in fact I was running that system offline for about 6 months with an Aeotec Gen 5 Doorbell loaded with a bunch of pre-made mp3 files for speech notifications and a variable in the user interface for text notifications with all automations and notifications for water leaks and doors left open working perfectly. However since then they've gotten internet so they could get notifications when not at home as well. The only v1 device I know doesn't work with Hubitat is the keypad
  19. Sparc, you should really take a look at Hubitat. You could use your Iris V1 gear and not have to deal with all of those Smatthings outages. With Hubitat everything is local.
  20. If anyone is interested I have a bunch of mostly 1st Gen Iris hardware available. Many motion sensors but a list of other stuff I won't bother to list. If you're looking for something list it here and I'll get back to you. I hung on to this stuff for a while because I thought I might go over to Arcus or some other system that was compatible with these devices. Since I can't get them to work with SmartThings without creating a bunch of custom device drivers I have decided to sell them. Thanks.
  21. I just setup a Ring doorbell with the inside chime. I had been using a SmartThings SmartButton and the Aerotec doorbell but the Ring is better in a couple ways. First it has a built in camera which I dodn't have with the Iris button I was using as a doorbell or with the ST SmartButton. I have cameras that cover the entrance from two directions whose fields of view overlap so you can't approach either camera from any direction without being seen by the other but I have no audio setup with those particular cameras and if you're standing facing the door then your face can not be seen or reco
  22. Nothing has really changed or degraded with these Z-Wave locks. What's more likely is that you or your neighbors have added more devices, and as the Z-Wave spectrum becomes increasingly congested, you'll need improvements in the Z-Wave protocol and radios to compensate. The BE469 works fine if you keep it close to a hub; in my testing environment I've had no issues with 15-25ft away from the hub.
  23. Any chance these controllers are still available? If so PM me please.
  24. sparc

    Z-wave Locks

    "These Schlage locks are pretty old, it's probably time to start swapping them out." Funny, if they were the old 'dumb' locks they would last forever just about, but now that they are 21st century tech they are cr@p in only a couple years. Makes me wonder if we are really moving forward or just found a way to empty our wallets faster thanks to engineered-in obsolesce .
  25. For me in the original Iris environment they were reliably unresponsive. I never got them to work reliably period and I had 6 of them. That was over $1200.00 invested. I worked with the developers off an on for years and it was a losing effort. When I sold that house, I left all of them with the house and never looked back. One of the best decisions that I ever made. I am now using Kwikset Zigbee locks and I also have two Kwikset Z-Wave plus locks and they are 100% rock solid,
  26. Terminal

    Z-wave Locks

    These Schlage locks are pretty old, it's probably time to start swapping them out. Z-wave in general seems less robust than what I got with ST. Several devices that are the furthest away from the HE hub would not pair until I brought the HE Hub close. I did not have to do that with ST. I started adding devices close to the Hub and moving away from it so as to keep minimal distances between z-wave repeaters. I just added in an Inovelli dimmer yesterday that paired fine in it's current location with ST, but I had to move the HE hub in the same room. The Inovelli has a test you ca
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