Wireless hose valve

I bought one from (presumably same guy) on ebay too. I only did a brief (waterless) test, but mine seem to work OK. I cycled it via the device page, and by a very simple rule (basically on/off after a minute. The time set immediately and I was surprised it was automatic.

I think you have to be in Auto mode, is that what you are using?

I'm in auto mode, I bought 3 of them, I've only paired 2 so far. Both of them didn't get the Orbit Hose driver initially and I had to manually set it. It felt like the 'Initialization' phase of the zigbee join timed out (or took a long time).
I'm not seeing the states most folks are reporting.
They do pick up the correct time from the zigbee network.

Press configure in the device page?

Tried it, no effect.

Zigbee logs:
Water Timer A2020-05-18 22:06:41.087 profileId:0x104, clusterId:0x20, sourceEndpoint:1, destinationEndpoint:1 , groupId:0, lastHopLqi:255, lastHopRssi:-64

Water Timer A2020-05-18 22:04:53.101 profileId:0x104, clusterId:0x6, sourceEndpoint:1, destinationEndpoint:1 , groupId:0, lastHopLqi:255, lastHopRssi:-64

Regular logs:
dev:3532020-05-18 06:25:55.042 pm warndebug logging disabled...

dev:3532020-05-18 06:24:51.071 pm debugParse: catchall: 0104 0020 01 01 0040 00 5066 01 00 0000 00 01

dev:3532020-05-18 06:23:45.096 pm traceReceived on/off report

dev:3532020-05-18 06:23:45.088 pm debugParse: read attr - raw: 50660100060800001000, dni: 5066, endpoint: 01, cluster: 0006, size: 08, attrId: 0000, encoding: 10, command: 0A, value: 00

dev:3532020-05-18 06:22:50.115 pm debugParse: catchall: 0104 0020 01 01 0040 00 5066 01 00 0000 00 01

dev:3532020-05-18 06:20:49.082 pm debugParse: catchall: 0104 0020 01 01 0040 00 5066 01 00 0000 00 01

dev:3532020-05-18 06:18:48.067 pm debugParse: catchall: 0104 0020 01 01 0040 00 5066 01 00 0000 00 01

dev:3532020-05-18 06:18:36.089 pm traceReceived on/off report

dev:3532020-05-18 06:18:36.083 pm debugParse: read attr - raw: 50660100060800001000, dni: 5066, endpoint: 01, cluster: 0006, size: 08, attrId: 0000, encoding: 10, command: 0A, value: 00

dev:3532020-05-18 06:16:47.075 pm debugParse: catchall: 0104 0020 01 01 0040 00 5066 01 00 0000 00 01

dev:3532020-05-18 06:14:46.071 pm debugParse: catchall: 0104 0020 01 01 0040 00 5066 01 00 0000 00 01

dev:3532020-05-18 06:13:28.096 pm traceReceived on/off report

dev:3532020-05-18 06:13:28.088 pm debugParse: read attr - raw: 50660100060800001000, dni: 5066, endpoint: 01, cluster: 0006, size: 08, attrId: 0000, encoding: 10, command: 0A, value: 00

dev:3532020-05-18 06:12:45.094 pm debugParse: catchall: 0104 0020 01 01 0040 00 5066 01 00 0000 00 01

dev:3532020-05-18 06:10:44.090 pm debugParse: catchall: 0104 0020 01 01 0040 00 5066 01 00 0000 00 01

dev:3532020-05-18 06:09:12.006 pm debugopen(time) with 10

dev:3532020-05-18 06:09:11.998 pm debugopen()

dev:3532020-05-18 06:08:43.073 pm debugParse: catchall: 0104 0020 01 01 0040 00 5066 01 00 0000 00 01

dev:3532020-05-18 06:08:19.099 pm traceReceived on/off report

I don't see anything obvious, but I am not much of an expert beyond punch button here, see what happens there type thing.

Your RSSI looks OK to me though, lower is better. Mine is -74 and it works fine. Most things on my network are much better than this (low to mid 50s to mid 60s), but I have it in a bad spot in a closet right now. So I don't think you have a location issue, or repeater issue.

They do take a very long time to initialize while pairing. If that isnt completed they will appear paired but will NOT work, period. Remove, re-pair and walk away. Make fresh ground coffee, eat a bagel with cream cheese (and smoked salmon :smile:), make a pit stop... and then come back and see the screen. They also must be in AUTO mode to accept remote commands.

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And as I said, mine takes approx 12 seconds to switch state - Open or Closed, from pressing the button on the driver page

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For the remove & re-pair sequence, does the device need to be factory reset? Do all traces need to be removed from HE (what would those be?). Does the webpage that is showing the initialization need to be left up for the 'long time' while initializing?
Is there any half-joined to the hub state?
Currently the hose timer shows connected to the zigbee network, has the time set correctly, and when I use the 'Manual' button on the physical device I see state changes in the HE logs.
But, none of the commands sent from HE->hose timer seem to have any effect.

Any suggestions for a hose tap time for use with hubitat in Australia?
Is this the only orbit iris model# 27087 supported by hubitat?

For Linktap owners, I did my own driver for the Tap Linker product, should you want to try. It includes the ability to receive events/data from Linktap, apart from start/stop watering. More info here

Cheers

Mine does the same thing

@pedro.f.andrade I wonder if since the website states that these devices are zigbee if a local driver could be developed instead of cloud based integration?

No, unfortunately while they use zigbee as a transport, they're not using either ZHA 1.2 or Zigbee 3.0 as the profile. From the Link-Tap FAQ:

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Ughhh I hate that...

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Yes there is no way to integrate through zigbee. They do have a beta firmware with mqtt support, I have asked them to let me use it, and will look into it. Of course, you will need a mqtt broker, but at least it should work locally.

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Ooh - that is very exciting to hear!

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Has anyone tried one of these?

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08BHQBCDV/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_fabc_0PXC5AQMSDSVDN4VQSST)

Would it work directly with HE?

I'm in the US and put together my own solution using a solenoid valve and outdoor plug... something like this to give you an idea:

Note: This was just a cursory search, I can't vouch for the specific devices. Also you might need adapters to fit your hoses etc.

In the US I wired an outdoor extension cord (with the receptacle bit trimmed) to the solenoid valve so I could use it with the outdoor plug.. has been working great over the last 3 years or so and the wiring was super simple.

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Anyone tried the Wulian Smart Water Valve
http://www.wuliangroup.com/en/uploads/Wulian%20Smart%20Water%20Valve%20.pdf

I'm rebuildong my network after the lightning forced a move to C7 and am down to this Orbit hose valve. Anybody have pairing/re-pairing instructions for HE? An old thread on ST forums: "Did a factory reset, pulled the batteries, plugged them back in, and discovered" --hasn't worked so far.

Update - Found HE instructions:
https://docs.hubitat.com/index.php?title=Join_and_Reset_Instructions#Orbit

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