Nodon wall switch in gateway-centric mode. Associate with aeotec nano dimmer

I have a z-wave network that comprises a stick running through ZHA with multiple Aeotec nano dimmers. I have recently bought a Nodon Wall switch CWS-3-1-0x to use as a secondary wall switch. I plan to use one switch to control two sonoff lamps through an automation and the other switch to control a nano dimmer.

I have setup the Nodon wall switch using this user guide and I have managed to capture an input to use as a trigger in home assistant in two ways:

  • Setting the switch to “scene mode” and using the zwave.scene activated event
  • Setting the switch “duo” or “mono” mode and then associating the appropriate group with the controller and using the zwave.node event trigger.

Both of these methods work fine for simple on/off however this adds a delay to the light going on/off and additional points of failure as the message has to go Wall switch -> -> HASS -> -> Nano dimmer. I would rather associate the wall switch directly with the nano dimmer so the message can be Wall switch -> Nano dimmer. Then if Homassistant goes down the light switch will still work.

However when if I set the button 1+3 profile to “duo” (Parameter 1, value 2) and then add the Nano dimmer to association group 6 (Button 1+3 duo controlled nodes) of the Nodon wall switch it doesn’t work.

The OZW logs show the switch waking and then going back to sleep but nothing happens with the dimmer:

2020-02-20 21:14:01.894 Detail, Node009,   Received: 0x01, 0x0a, 0x00, 0x04, 0x00, 0x09, 0x02, 0x84, 0x07, 0xcc, 0x00, 0xb5
2020-02-20 21:14:01.894 Detail,
2020-02-20 21:14:01.894 Info, Node009, Received Wakeup Notification from node 9
2020-02-20 21:14:01.895 Info, Node009,   Node 9 has been marked as awake
2020-02-20 21:14:01.895 Detail, Node009, Queuing (WakeUp) WakeUpCmd_NoMoreInformation (Node=9): 0x01, 0x09, 0x00, 0x13, 0x09, 0x02, 0x84, 0x08, 0x25, 0x56, 0x11
2020-02-20 21:14:01.895 Detail, Node009, Notification: Notification - Node Awake
2020-02-20 21:14:01.918 Detail,
2020-02-20 21:14:01.918 Info, Node009, Sending (WakeUp) message (Callback ID=0x56, Expected Reply=0x13) - WakeUpCmd_NoMoreInformation (Node=9): 0x01, 0x09, 0x00, 0x13, 0x09, 0x02, 0x84, 0x08, 0x25, 0x56, 0x11
2020-02-20 21:14:01.926 Detail, Node009,   Received: 0x01, 0x04, 0x01, 0x13, 0x01, 0xe8
2020-02-20 21:14:01.926 Detail, Node009,   ZW_SEND_DATA delivered to Z-Wave stack
2020-02-20 21:14:06.642 Detail, Node009,   Received: 0x01, 0x18, 0x00, 0x13, 0x56, 0x01, 0x01, 0xd8, 0x00, 0x7f, 0x7f, 0x7f, 0x7f, 0x7f, 0x00, 0x01, 0x07, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x02, 0x07, 0x05, 0x09, 0x0a
2020-02-20 21:14:06.642 Detail, Node009,   ZW_SEND_DATA Request with callback ID 0x56 received (expected 0x56)
2020-02-20 21:14:06.642 Info, Node009, WARNING: ZW_SEND_DATA failed. No ACK received - device may be asleep.
2020-02-20 21:14:06.642 Info, Node009,   Node 9 has been marked as asleep
2020-02-20 21:14:06.642 Detail, Node009, Notification: Notification - Node Asleep

Does anyone have any advice on how I get this working? Let me know if I need to share any more details of my config.


hi, did you manage to fix this?