Using Aeon Labs Minimote in Fibaro HC2

Using Aeon Labs Minimote in Fibaro HC2

In this manual we will show you how to simply set the Aeon Labs Minimote driver as a secondary driver in the Fibaro Home Center 2 control unit.

The Aeon Labs Minimote device can be used as a separate Z-Wave controller and this means it can assign (associate) the particular Z-Wave devices to the functions of its buttons.

You can find more information on the hierarchy of the Z-Wave communication port in this article.

How to add Minimote into HC2 as a secondary controller?

  • Push and hold down the Learn button on the Minimote controller for 3 seconds.
  • In the HC2 control unit set the Learning mode to add the devices (Inclusion).
  • During pairing the LED indicators blink on the Minimote controller.
  • Wait until the process is completed - then the icon of the Minimote device is displayed in the Fibaro web interface.

Creating a LUA scene for Minimote

  • In the Fibaro HC2 interface select the section Scenes.
  • Then Add scene.
  • Add scene in LUA.
  • Enter the code mentioned above (modify it according to your needs and requirements).
  • Name the scene and Save it.

Explanation of the LUA code

In the LUA code it is necessary to set the ID of the Aeon Labs Minimote device (in code 687).

The meaning of the particular numbers of buttons in the LUA code (ButtonPressed).

  • 1 – short push - upper left button
  • 2 – long push - upper left button
  • 3 – short push - upper right button
  • 4 – long push - upper right button
  • 5 – short push - lower left button
  • 6 – long push - lower left button
  • 7 – short push - lower right button
  • 8 – long push - lower right button

LUA code


%% properties
687 sceneActivation
-- nastavte vase ID zariadenia Minimote miesto 687, najdeteho ked kliknete na nastavenia zariadenia %% globals --]] local ButtonPressed = fibaro:getValue(687, "sceneActivation") -- takisto treba zmenit ID miesto 687
if (tonumber(ButtonPressed) == 1) then fibaro:debug("MiniMote button 1 pressed")
-- spusti sa scena s ID 11 fibaro:startScene(11) elseif (tonumber(ButtonPressed) == 2) then fibaro:debug("MiniMote button 2 pressed")
-- naraz sa vypnu zariadenia s ID 580, 629, 678 fibaro:call(580,"turnOff") fibaro:call(629,"turnOff") fibaro:call(678,"turnOff") elseif (tonumber(ButtonPressed) == 3) then fibaro:debug("MiniMote button 3 pressed") elseif (tonumber(ButtonPressed) == 4) then fibaro:debug("MiniMote button 4 pressed") elseif (tonumber(ButtonPressed) == 5) then fibaro:debug("MiniMote button 5 pressed") elseif (tonumber(ButtonPressed) == 6) then fibaro:debug("MiniMote button 6 pressed") fibaro:call(689, "turnOff") elseif (tonumber(ButtonPressed) == 7) then fibaro:debug("MiniMote button 7 pressed") elseif (tonumber(ButtonPressed) == 8) then fibaro:debug("MiniMote button 8 pressed") else fibaro:debug("No response") end

Removal (Exclusion) of Minimote from the Fibaro HC2 control unit

  • Set the control unit into the Learning mode to remove the devices from the Z-Wave network (exclusion).
  • Hold down the Learn button.

Factory Reset Minimote

  • Hold down the Associate and Learn buttons until the LED indicators stop blinking (approximately 10 seconds).

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