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Hi! I would like to show a little DIY project I did lately to enhance the Z-Wave receiving possibilities of the power meter device from Aeon Labs (DSB28-ZWEU E2). The device is located in the electrical distribution box which is made of steel. I put a repeater in it and it worked for months flawlessly, but since 2 weeks it is no more integrated in the Z-Wave network (deleting and reincusion, manually mesh rebuild didn't work). (Be careful, this device is working with 230 Volts, I am an electrical engineer and know what I am doing. Only let professionals do this work!) So I opened the device and remove the internal antenna and mount an external into it: Dismantled device with the internal antenna To make an external antenna a GND pin is needed for the shield of the Koax cable. The cable is taken from an old external WiFi antenna. I isolated the shield with a 'shrinking tube' to build the antenna it is important to remove the outer shield weave exactly about 86 mm (which is lamda/4 of 868MHz) My first thought was to drill a hole in the steelbox to get the antenna outside of the box. But I don't like the idea, because the Box is located at my porch at the main entrance of my house -so everyone would see the ugly antenna... So I shove the 80 cm long antenna into the electro tube which leads the lines into the house. This works since 3 days perfect and I will report in the next few weeks if it is still working. I think this solution will work with every Z-Wave device (also with battery powered ones). Sometimes it could be a matter of a few zentimeters if a device is reaching the Z-Wave network and is working or not.
Hi all, I have a HCL with 4.057 Software Running. I have an Aeon DSB28 that is giving me some real problems. The Aeon has been added successfully to the HCL and the template loaded. However there are several slaves that are giving out data that I don't want. If I delete them, they just come back. I only have Clamp No.1 installed (230VAC, UK Single Phase), so Clamp 2 and Clamp 3 are non-existent. The data found on the Meter Total updates regularly and seems to keep track of usage. However, the Clamp No.1 actual reading is static, never updates and just gets added to the Meter Total meaning the power usage shown on the top of the screen is way out from what I'm actually using. The problems started on upgrading to 4.057 so I'm guessing its probably a software bug that I'm stuck with? Anybody else had issues?