Minoston 2 channel plug

I just got 2 Minston z-wave 2 channel plugs. When I try to add them to my network, they show up as unknown devices. I know these are pretty new so I’m wondering if they just haven’t been added to the database. Has anybody else tried these?

Have you checked the database?


Have you looked how to add the device if it is missing?


Thank you, I am adding it now!

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Hello, when I upload the XML, I GET THE FOLLOWING WARNING
Device with these IDs is already in the database as NIE Technology, Zwave Plug 2 channel plugin outlet and endpoints are already defined.

If the device is already in the database, why is it coming up unknown in OpenHab?

The database is part of the binding. What version of binding are you running?

If this is the entry, it has errors & is incomplete. Do you have an electronic copy of the manual?

In the Paper UI, when I go to add ons, the Zwave binding says 2.4.0. Is that the binding version? I found the electronic manual here https://products.z-wavealliance.org/products/3406

And yes, that looks like my entry.

You need to resolve those errors to get the entry reviewed and eventually added to the binding.
Do you feel too overwhelmed by completing this?

I’ve updated it and fixed a couple of things but I don’t know how to resolve the other issues so if someone could help with that, I would appreciate the help!

I’ll take a look.

EDIT: It can be configured, but I cannot seem to locate the parameters to add them to the database. That will not prevent it from getting added though. I requested review of the entry. I got the association information from the zwave alliance link.

Awesome, thank you very much!!! Will I need to update the database on my OpenHab? If so, how do I do that?

The database is part of the binding. That can be updated with a script manually but we need to wait. Usually the database i exported about once a week. we then need to wait for the snapshot build system to pick up those changes and build the new binding.

Hello, I’m finally getting to this and I’m having problems. I copied the install script to bu.sh, chmod 777, ran it and I’m getting this error. I’m running it on a Raspberry Pi 3. Can someone help?

I know now 2.5 has been released, that script no longer functions.
Version 2.5 Stable of openHAB would have those changes I made months ago.

Sorry but I have no idea what to do other than reformat and install the newest version of Raspbian. Is that what you would recommend?

No need to start all over (reformat).
If your device has been added to the official zwave database, you´ll just need to install the latest Zwave binding, either manual (using 5ivers script) or if you´re running the latest Oh 2.5 Stable, it may have been updated as well.
Exclude the device and include it again. And you should be good to go.

Well that was easy, all I had to do was update Openhab. thank you for the help!

I seem to have the same issue of the device not resolving against the database

Openhab is updated to the latest release 2.5.4 from 2.5.3 does not seem to resolve the issue and the device in known in the database according to:

Any suggestions regarding how to resolve?
Thank you.

The database entry is not complete, so will not be in the binding.

Yes :slight_smile: - fix the errors in the database.

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Thanks for the quick repose Chris. Do you need anything from me or do you already have the information needed to solve the problem, not knowing if the below info is helpful.

Ideally, if you can update the database it would really be appreciated. I can update the category as I can see it’s a switch, but I don’t have any oft the other information which is normally in the manual (eg any configuration), and uploading a PDF of the manual (maybe I can find this online).

If you are able to add the information it would really be great - you need to register on the database site and just let me know your username so I can update your access.