Broken new driver? - Ecolink Garage Door Tilt Sensor (TILT-ZWAVE5)

I noticed the new update included a driver for the Ecolink Garage Door Tilt Sensor. I tired using this driver with my Ecolink Z-Wave Plus Garage Door Tilt Sensor TILTZWAVE2.5-ECO but it doesn't appear to work. I had previously been using the "Generic Z-Wave Contact Sensor" without issue.

I tired excluding, repairing and device still gets picked up as a Generic Z-Wave Contact Sensor. I tried manually selecting the new Ecolink Garage Door Tilt Sensor driver and modified the angle parameters but could never get the device to show "open". Reverting back to the generic driver works fine.

I noticed the new Ecolink Garage Door Tilt Sensor driver specifically lists the model as "TILT-ZWAVE5". I can't find any reference to such a device and assumed it was a typo for TILTZWAVE2.5 but maybe there is a new device?

Any one have any luck with the new driver?

It is a new device, I do not believe this driver is compatible in any way with the older 2.5 device.

This "issue" is known by staff from what I remember in Beta discussions, and I don't think they intend people to use this with the older device.

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As @neonturbo indicated, this is the device being referred to:

Have you tried the "Generic Z-Wave Plus Contact Sensor" driver with your existing sensor? If you change drivers, be sure to hit the Configure button first.

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Yeah, the TILT-ZWAVE2 and 2.5 need to use the "Generic Z-Wave Plus Contact Sensor"
The TILT-ZWAVE5 uses degrees position, not just a ball in can contact type like the 2 and 2.5.


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