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This Quickapp retrieves energy consumption, energy production, gas and water usage from the (P1 Monitor) energy, gas and water meter. This Quickapp uses the software of ztatz.com to get the values from your smart energymeter. The ztatz plug-and-play software can run on a Raspberry Pi or in a Docker container. The Energy consumption and energy production are added to the HC3 energy panel. Use the child devices Todays Consumption and Todays Production to store energy data (kWh) in the Energy Panel. And use the child devices Consumption and Production for instantaneous power (Watt) in the Energy Panel calculations. Child Devices for: Consumption (Watt) (input for instantaneous power in Energy Panel calculations) Production (Watt) (input for instantaneous power in Energy Panel calculations) Todays Consumption (kWh) (input for energy panel) Todays Production (kWh) (input for energy panel) Waterflow (Liter) Consumption High (kWh) Consumption Low (kWh) Production High (kWh) Production Low (kWh) Consumption L1 (Watt) Consumption L2 (Watt) Consumption L3 (Watt) Production L1 (Watt) Production L2 (Watt) Production L3 (Watt) Ampere L1 (Amp) Ampere L2 (Amp) Ampere L3 (Amp) Voltage L1 (Volt) Voltage L2 (Volt) Voltage L3 (Volt) Total Gas (m³) Total Waterflow (m³) Interval: It is possible to process messages from the smart meter every second. Of course, this is only possible if the smart meter actually sends a message every second. This can be turned on via the ztatz software P1 port configuration page via the "maximum processing speed" option. Note that this gives a higher load on the Rpi (or Docker). It has been tested on the Rpi3/Rpi4 and works well on it. Older or other RPIs have not been tested. The P1 Monitor QuickApp uses 2 API calls each cycle, and if you also use Waterflow, 3 API calls each cycle. With an interval setting of 10 seconds there is an API call every 5 seconds (and with Waterflow enabled, every 3.33 seconds). So the fastest interval setting will probably be 3 seconds with Waterflow and 2 seconds without Waterflow. Ztatz software: https://www.ztatz.nl Docker container based on the ztatz.nl software: The container version has the same functionality as the full version for the Raspberry Pi. Docker container: https://hub.docker.com/r/mclaassen/p1mon I use a Raspberry Pi Smart Meter Cable Starter Kit Raspberry Pi 4 Model B Rev 1.1 2GB 32GB Micro SDHC Smart Meter cable P1 Monitor software from: https://www.ztatz.nl Water Flow Sensor (M18 8mm sensing DC 5V NPN NO LJ18A3-8-Z/BX-5V cylinder inductive proximity sensor switch work voltage 5VDC special for MCU) Version 2.0 (8th January 2023) Changed child device types for optimal support of the Energy Panel: kWh -> com.fibaro.energyMeter ampere/voltage -> com.fibaro.electricMeter Watt -> com.fibaro.powerMeter gas -> com.fibaro.gasMeter water -> com.fibaro.waterMeter Removed Power device calculation Removed child devices for gross consumption and device consumption Changed code to multi file Added for translations for English, French, Polish and Dutch Version 1.6 (8th January 2022) Changed the waterflow algoritme to show more stable and more acurate measurements Small change in the code for checking existance of waterflow sensor Changed the Waterflow unit from Liter to L/min Added experimental net consumption to power Added Lasthour gas to labels Changed the API request for status to json output Version 1.5 (4th September 2021) Support of new Energy Panel: Changed Child device Net Consumption to Main device with type com.fibaro.powerSensor (value can be positive or negative) Added Child device Todays Consumption to show the daily energy consumption in kWh Added Child device Todays Production to show the daily energy production in kWh Changed Child device Consumption High and Low to com.fibaro.energyMeter (kWh in property "value"; "rateType" = consumption). These values will be shown in the new energy panel. Changed Child device Production High and Low to com.fibaro.energyMeter (kWh in property "value"; "rateType" = production). These values will be shown in the new energy panel. Added automaticaly change rateType interface of Child device Consumption High and Low to "consumption" and Production High and Low to "production Changed Child device Consumption and Production to type com.fibaro.powerSensor (Watt) to show power graphs Changed Child device Consumption L1, L2 and L3 and Production L1, L2 and L3 to type com.fibaro.powerSensor (Watt) to show power graphs Additional changes: Added todays Maximum consumption and todays Maximum production and timestamp to the label text and Child device log text Added todays Maximum consumption and todays Maximum production automatic format measurement to W, Kw, MW or GW Added todays Consumption low and high (kWh) and todays Production low and high (kWh) to the label text and Child devices log text Added todays Consumption of gas in the label text and Child device log text Added Timestamp in format dd-mm-yyyy hh:mm:ss to log of Main device and labels Placed production below consumption in the labels Solved bug when Production is higher than Consumption with calculation of Gross Consumption (Gross Consumption = Net Consumption minus or plus Device Consumption) Version 1.4 (11th April 2021) Added Child Devices Waterflow and Total Waterflow Version 1.3 (13th February 2021) Added Child Devices for Voltage L1 L2 L3 Version 1.2 (6th February 2021) Added a lot of Child Device Version 1.1 (18th January 2021) Solved a bug when powerID = 0 Version 1.0 (15th Januari 2021) Changed routine te get Energy Device ID's fast (no more maxNodeID needed) Added "Update Devicelist" button to update the Energy devicelist Added Tarifcode High and Low (and empty for flat fee) Rounded Consumption and Production to zero digits Watt Added Quickapp variable for debug level (1=some, 2=few, 3=all). Recommended default value is 1. Re-aranged the labels Cleaned up some code Version 0.3 (16th August 2020) Added Quickapp variables for easy configuration Added Power Production Changed method of adding QuickApp variables, so they can be edited Tested on P1 Monitor version: 20221105 V2.1.0 Raspberry Pi model: Raspberry Pi 4 Model B Rev 1.1 Linux-5.15.74-v7l+-armv7l-with-glibc2.31 Python version: 3.9.2 QuickApp variables (mandatory, they will be automatically added with the default values): IPaddress = IP address of your P1 monitor interval = Number in seconds, the P1 Monitor normally is updated every 10 seconds, sometimes even faster debugLevel = Number (1=some, 2=few, 3=all) (default = 1) waterMeter = Existance of watermeter true or false (default = false) language = Preferred language (default = en) (supported languages are Engish (en), French (fr), Polish (pl) and Dutch (nl)) Download the QuickApp here (download the file and un-zip): https://github.com/GitHub4Eddy/p1_monitor/archive/refs/tags/p1_monitor_20.zip or Fibaro Marketplace: https://marketplace.fibaro.com/items/p1-monitor How to install: Open the Configuration Interface Go to Settings > Devices Click + Choose Other Device Choose Upload File Choose file from your computer with .fqa
Guys, I have seen some very cheap Z-wave devices at eBay... Please see link below http://www.ebay.com/sch/aixi-smart-home-security/m.html?item=122479369236&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562 Ia anyone has tried these no brand devices? It looks like "original" copy of some famous smart home manufacturers . Would like to hear your opinion on that..... thanks
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.
Guest posted a topic in Home AutomationHi. Now, we started to install clamp power meters from AEON. At the first view, it works really cool. When I turn on my fan, or boiler I see proper value of consumption. Because I know fan is 1800 Watts, and boiler about 2000 Watts. So value of current consumption looks realistic. But, our problem started when we checked consumption for 1 week. As additional info, we installed several devices for different customers, and all of them has their own hardware electric meters. And of course we wanted to see same value for z-wave meter, and usual hardware meter. But unfortunately (I don't know why) z-wave meter shows smaller values. I'm sorry for probably stupid question, but is it okay to see such result? 1. I have new meters with 1.8 firmware. 2. I tried to modify different parameters like update intervals and so on. 3. Double checked connection according to manual. 4. Difference between values - something like 200%.. 5. How is accurete your AEON meters? Have you compared calculated Watts/month with you electic bill? Thank you for reply.