Razberry node

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Clusty
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Razberry node

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I was wondering if I could use a raspberry+razberry shield as a regular node to send environmental sensor data to my existing zwave controller ( smart things ).
I see no programming doc and all examples talk about creating a controller from the raspberry.
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PoltoS
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RaZberry is made to be a controller. For sensors better use Z-Uno.

But SmartThings requires special templates for devices and you will need to make own template
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I am kinda stuck between a rock and a hard place: one of the devices is usb based and would need to figure out how to get an arduino to act as a usb host ( guess need extra hardware )
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Z-Uno is like an Arduino. No need for extra hardware
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PoltoS wrote:
02 Jan 2021 18:54
Z-Uno is like an Arduino. No need for extra hardware
Arduino cannot be a usb host ( only a usb slave device ) without extra hardware and some abandoned library.
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Why do you need USB host? You can connect your sensors via analog/digital pins to the Z-Uno
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PoltoS wrote:
02 Jan 2021 23:33
Why do you need USB host? You can connect your sensors via analog/digital pins to the Z-Uno
Not this one. It’s a apogee sq-420
It does serial over usb.
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