I am (still) trying to migrate OH1 to OH2.5.5. I have a ZW100 MultiSensor 6 which exposes a channel
zwave:device:controller:node16:alarm_motion as a Switch. In OH1 I had this device running as a ‘Contact’ item, which made sense to me. However, setting it as Contact does not work for me in OH2, it never receives state changes, according to the events.log. Neither does it work as a
Changing it to
Switch makes it work. However, this means I now have a device that in the Paper UI that I can manually toggle, which does not make sense to me—I thought that sensors reported their state, but they were not supposed to be manually changed by the user.
Am I misunderstanding things? Is it possible to set it up as a
Contact or some other read-only Item? What is the recommended approach?
On another note, my multisensor no longer exposes a switch_binary like it did in OH1, only the “alarm_motion”. These are the only channels I see:
The command class for the motion sensor is configured to “Send Sensor Binary Report CC”.