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Fibaro Dimmer 2 - Universal Controller 250W Z-Wave Plus

FGD-212

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The Fibaro FGD-212 dimmer micromodule with Z-Wave Plus technology will allow you to control a lamp or bulb while keeping the original switch already in place.

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Technical characteristics

Technology Z-Wave Plus
Characteristic Dimmer

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The "dimmable" micromodule or regulator of Fibaro FGD-212 is a dimmer or regulator for lighting that allows to keep the current switch installed when inserted in its same mechanism box. You can act to turn off or turn on the lamp connected as a charge, as well as to vary its intensity using its current switch, through a Z-Wave dootic controller or directly through the button of the micromodule itself.

The new dimmer of Fibaro FGD-212 has an algorithm of intelligent detection of the source or charge of lighting that facilitates the configuration and ensures a high compatibility of the type of lamp to be controlled. It has a self-protection against overload and the function of soft and progressive ignition. In the case of light sources that are not "dimmable", that is, not adjustable, they will only offer the on / off function as available (switch off or on) using 3 cables.

The Dimmer 2 micromodule from Fibaro is compatible with all types of lamps, whether they support regulation or not:

Regulator mode:


- Classic incandescent and halogen lighting sources powered at 230 VAC
- 12V halogen lamps (with electronic transformers)
- 12V halogen lamps (with ferromagnetic transformers)
- Variable LED lamps (dimmable)
- Variable fluorescent CFL lamps (dimmable)
- Use of Fibaro Bypass with an adjustable lighting source 225VA up to 2 wires (depending on the type of load)

Switch mode:


- Fluorescent lamps
- Led lamps
- Use of Fibaro Bypass with any j225VA compatible lighting source (depending on the type of load)

It can be used in 2-wire mode (without neutral), for the replacement of an existing switch, or three wires with a conventional power module (phase + neutral). For lamps with a very low power consumption (LED lamp, for example), you can use the load (bypass) FGB-001 that allows a correct operation of the module.

In addition to the regulation function, this Fibaro micro-module can also measure the energy consumption of the connected load. The figures for instantaneous consumption (in W) and total electricity consumption (kWh) can be monitored and consulted.

It is necessary to integrate the micromodule into your Z-Wave network through a Z-Wave home automation controller.

Each Z-Wave module works like a wireless repeater with other modules to ensure full coverage of the Z-Wave network in your home or office.

Presentation PDF Fibaro Dimmer 2 (in English)

FUNCTIONS:

  • Control remote lighting
  • Can be installed behind an existing switch
  • Function ON / OFF and dimmer (regulation of light intensity)
  • Use in 2-wire mode (neutral is not necessary)
  • Integrate the Z-Wave 500 series technology: Z-Wave Plus GEN5
  • 250% faster communication compared to standard Z-Wave peripherals
  • Automatic load detection
  • Overload protection
  • Compatible with all Z-Wave and Z-Wave Plus home automation controllers
  • Electric consumption measurement function
  • It works with different types of switches - pushbutton, rocker, three-way, etc.
  • Progressive start function (Soft-start)
  • LED indicating the status of inclusion, menu levels and calibration
  • Integrated Z-Wave range tester
  • Automatically detects defects in the cable, high temperature, automatically detects defaults of cable, température élevée, bulb, overvoltages and overloads
  • Advanced configuration options
  • Small, discreet and aesthetic
  • Ease of use and installation

TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS :

  • Module type: Z-Wave receiver
  • Power: 230V +/- 10%, 50Hz
  • Consumption: 1.3W
  • Wiring: neutral not necessary
  • Maximum load: 50-250W (resistive load) or 0.25-1.1A (inductive load)
  • Lamp type compatible ("dimmable"): Incandescent, Fluocompacta, Halogen (230VAC and 12VDC with electronic transformer), LED
  • Type of lamp compatible ("non-dimmable"): Fluocompacta, LED
  • Frequency: 868.42 Mhz
  • Signal strength: 1mW
  • Transmission distance: 50m in open field, 30m in indoor
  • Dimensions: 42.5 x 38.25 x 20.3 mm
  • Operating temperature: 0-35 ° C
  • Temperature limit: 105 ° C
  • Standards and certifications: RoHS 2011/65 / EU, LVD 2006/95 / EC, EMC 2004/108 / EC, R & TTE 1999/5 / EC

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Extended Z-Wave info

Name: FIBARO Dimmer 2
Manufacturer:FIBARO
Identifier:FGD-212
Z-Wave Certification Number:ZC10-15090014
Hardware Plattform:ZM5202
FLiRS:NO
Role Type:Always On Slave
Short Description:FIBARO Dimmer 2 is a device designed to control various types of light sources in 2 or 3-wire connection. It can switch or dim connected light source remotely using Z-Wave wireless protocol or through the wall switch connected directly to it.
Description:Remotely controlled light dimming module is designed to work with various types of light sources in 2 or 3-wire connection so it can operate with or without neutral lead. Fibaro Dimmer can switch or dim connected light source either through radio waves or through the wall switch connected directly to it. Dimmer 2 is equipped with a smart algorithm of light source detection which makes configuration easier and ensures high compatibility of the device. It may be used as a switch with non-dimmable light sources in 3-wire connection. Active power and energy consumption allows to monitor and reduce electricity bills. Dimmer 2 is compatible with any Z-Wave or Z-Wave+ Controller. As a dimmer it operates under the following loads: • 230V operated conventional incandescent and halogen light sources • ELV electronic transformers (12V operated halogen lamps and dimmable LED bulbs) • MLV ferromagnetic transformers with 12V operated halogen lamps • dimmable LED bulbs • dimmable compact fluorescent CFL tube lamps • supported dimmable light sources with minimal power of 5VA (power factor > 0.5) using FIBARO Bypass FGB-002 Without dimming function it may work with: • compact fluorescent lamps • fluorescent tube lamps with electronic ballast • LED bulbs (power factor > 0.7) • supported light sources with minimal power of 5VA (power factor > 0.5) using FIBARO Bypass FGB-002 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K35uFXoa5c0

Manual download HERE.

Group
Max Nodes
Description
1
1
Z-Wave Plus Lifeline. Type of frame sent by the device when the association group is activated: SWITCH_MULTILEVEL_REPORT; DEVICE_RESET_LOCALLY_NOTIFICATION; SCENE_ACTIVATION_SET; METER_REPORT; SENSOR_MULTILEVEL_REPORT; NOTIFICATION REPORT.
2
5
Association Group „On/Off (S1)” is assigned to key no. 1. Type of frame sent by the device when the association group is activated: BASIC_SET.
3
5
Association Group „Dimmer (S1)” is assigned to key no. 1. Type of frame sent by the device when the association group is activated: SWITCH_MULTILEVEL_SET.
4
5
Association Group „On/Off (S2)” is assigned to key no. 2. Type of frame sent by the device when the association group is activated: BASIC_SET.
5
5
Association Group „Dimmer (S2)” is assigned to key no. 2. Type of frame sent by the device when the association group is activated:SWITCH_MULTILEVEL_SET.
Number
Size (Bytes)
Default Value
Name
Description
1
1
1
Minimum brightness level
Parameter is set automatically during the calibration process. The parameter can be changed manually after the calibration.
10
2
0
Timer functionality (auto - off)
This parameter allows to automatically switch off the device after specified time from switching on the light source. It may be useful when the Dimmer 2 is installed in the stairway.
11
2
255
ALL ON/ALL OFF function
Parameter allows for activation/deactivation of Z-Wave commands enabling/disabling all devices located in direct range of the main controller.
13
1
0
Force auto-calibration
Changing value of this parameter will force the calibration process. During the calibration parameter is set to 1 or 2 and switched to 0 upon completion.
14
1
0
Auto-calibration status
This parameter determines operating mode of the Dimmer (automatic/manual settings; read-only parameter).
15
1
30
Burnt out bulb detection
Function based on the sudden power variation of a specific value, interpreted as a LOAD ERROR. CAUTION: Parameter is relevant only when parameter 59 is set to 0 and the control mode is consistent with the mode set during the calibration process (parameter 30).
16
2
5
Time delay of a burnt out bulb (parameter 15) or overload (parameter 39) detection
Time of delay (in seconds) for power variation detection, interpreted as a LOAD ERROR or OVERLOAD detection (too much power connected to the Dimmer).
19
1
0
Forced switch on brightness level
If the parameter is active, switching on the Dimmer (S1 single click) will always set this brightness level.
2
1
99
Maximum brightness level
Parameter is set automatically during the calibration process. The parameter can be changed manually after the calibration. For more details please check the manual. CAUTION: The maximum level (parameter 2) may not be lower than the minimum level (parameter 1).
20
1
0
Switch type
Choose between momentary switch, toggle switch and roller blind switch.
21
1
0
The value sent to associated devices on single click
This parameter defines the value sent to devices associated with Dimmer 2 after its enabling.
22
1
0
Assign bistable key status to the device status
By default each change of toggle switch position results in action of Dimmer 2 (switch on/off) regardless the physical connection of conntacts.
23
1
1
Double click option
Double click will set the brightness level to MAX.
24
1
0
Command frames sent in 2-nd and 3-rd association groups (S1 associations)
Parameter determines, which actions will not result in sending frames to association groups. Note! Parameter values may be combined, e.g. 1+2=3 means that associations on switching on or off the Dimmer (single click) will not be sent.
25
1
0
Command frames sent in 4-th and 5-th association groups (S2 associations)
Parameter determines, which actions will not result in sending frames to association groups. Note! Parameter values may be combined, e.g. 1+2=3 means that associations on switching on or off the Dimmer (single click) will not be sent. Available settings: 0 - all actions send to association groups; 1 - do not send when switching on the Dimmer (single click); 2 - do not send when switching off the Dimmer (single click); 4 - do not send when changing dimming level (holding and releasing); 8 - do not send on double click; 16 - send 0xFF value on double click.
26
1
0
The function of 3-way switch
Key no. 2 controls the Dimmer additionally (in 3-way switch mode). Function disabled for parameter 20 set to 2 (roller blind switch).
27
1
15
Associations in Z-Wave network security mode
This parameter defines how commands are sent in specified association groups: as secure or non-secure. Parameter is active only in Z-Wave network security mode. It does not apply to 1st Lifeline group. Note! Parameter 27 values may be combined, e.g. 1+2=3 means that 2nd & 3rd group are sent as secure. Available settings: 0 - all groups (II-V) sent as non-secure; 1 - 2nd group sent as secure; 2 - 3rd group sent as secure; 4 - 4th group sent as secure; 8 - 5th group sent as secure; 15 - all groups (II-V) sent as secure.
28
1
0
Scene activation functionality
SCENE ID depends on the switch type configurations. Note! Enabling scene activation fuctionality may cause slight delay in response to external keys and sending associations. For more details please check the manual.
29
1
0
Switch functionality of S1 and S2
This parameter allows for switching the role of keys connected to S1 and S2 without changes in connection.
3
1
1
Incandescence level of dimmable compact fluorescent lamps
Virtual value set as a percentage level between parameters MIN (1%) and MAX (99%). The Dimmer will set to this value after first switch on. It is required for warming up and switching dimmable compact fluorescent lamps and certain types of light sources.
30
1
2
Load control mode
This parameter allows to set the desired load control mode. The device automatically adjusts correct control mode, but the installer may force its change using this parameter. Forced auto-calibration will set this parameter’s value to 2.
31
1
0
Load control mode recognized during auto-calibration
Read only parameter.
32
1
2
On/Off mode
This mode is necessary while connecting non-dimmable light sources. Setting this parameter to 1 automatically ignores brightening/dimming time settings. Forced auto-calibration will set this parameter’s value to 2.
33
1
0
Dimmability of the load
This mode is necessary while connecting non-dimmable light sources. Setting this parameter to 1 automatically ignores brightening/ dimming time settings. Forced auto-calibration will set this parameter’s value to 2.
34
1
1
Soft-Start functionality
Time required to warm up the filament of halogen bulb.
35
1
1
Auto-calibration after power on
This parameter determines the trigger of auto-calibration procedure, e.g. power on, load error, etc. Available settings: 0 - No auto-calibration of the load after power on; 1 - Auto-calibration performed after first power on; 2 - Auto-calibration performed after each power on; 3 -Auto-calibration performed after first power on or after each LOAD ERROR alarm (no load, load failure, burnt out bulb), if parameter 37 is set to 1 also after alarms: SURGE (Dimmer 2 output overvoltage) and OVERCURRENT (Dimmer 2 output overcurrent); 4 - Auto-calibration performed after each power on or after each LOAD ERROR alarm (no load, load failure, burnt out bulb), if parameter 37 is set to 1 also after alarms: SURGE (Dimmer 2 output overvoltage) and OVERCURRENT (Dimmer 2 output overcurrent).
37
1
1
Behaviour of the Dimmer after overload or surge.
Occuring of errors related to surge or overcurrent results in turning off the output to prevent possible malfunction. By default the device performs three attempts to turn on the load (useful in case of momentary, short failures of the power supply).
39
2
250
Power limit - OVERLOAD
Reaching the defined value will result in turning off the load. Additional apparent power limit of 350VA is active by default. Available settings: 0 - functionality disabled; 1-350 - 1W-350W. Note! Parameter is relevant only when parameter 58 is set to 0.
4
2
0
Incandescence time of dimmable compact fluorescent lamps
This parameter determines the time required for switching compact fluorescent lamps and certain types of light sources. Setting this parameter to 0 will disable the incandescence functionality.
40
1
3
Response to General Purpose Alarm
Available settings: 0 - No reaction; 1 - Turn on the load; 2 - Turn off the load; 3 - Load blinking.
41
1
2
Response to Water Flooding Alarm
Available settings: 0 - No reaction; 1 - Turn on the load; 2 - Turn off the load; 3 - Load blinking.
42
1
3
Response to Smoke, CO or CO2 Alarm
Available settings: 0 - No reaction; 1 - Turn on the load; 2 - Turn off the load; 3 - Load blinking.
43
1
1
Response to Temperature Alarm
Available settings: 0 - No reaction; 1 - Turn on the load; 2 - Turn off the load; 3 - Load blinking.
44
2
600
Time of alarm state
Note! Alarm state may be cancelled earlier, as a result of pushing the wall-switch keys or sending the Z-Wave command frame.
45
1
1
OVERLOAD alarm report
Load power consumption too high.
46
1
1
LOAD ERROR alarm report
No load, load failure, burnt out bulb.
47
1
1
OVERCURRENT alarm report
Short circuit, burnt out bulb causing overcurrent.
48
1
1
SURGE alarm report
Dimmer output overvoltage.
49
1
1
OVERHEAT and VOLTAGE DROP alarm report
Critical temperature and low voltage alarm report.
5
1
1
Automatic control - dimming step size
This parameter defines the percentage value of dimming step during the automatic control.
50
1
10
Active power reports
The parameter defines the power level change that will result in a new power report being sent. The value is a percentage of the previous report.
52
2
3600
Periodic active power and energy reports
Parameter 52 defines a time period between consecutive reports. Timer is reset and counted from zero after each report. Available settings: 0 - periodic reports disabled; 1-32767 (1-32767 seconds).
53
2
10
Energy reports
Energy level change which will result in sending a new energy report.
54
1
0
Self-measurement
The Dimmer may include active power and energy used by itself in reports sent to the main controller.
58
1
0
Method of calculating the active power
This parameter defines how to calculate active power. It is useful in a case of 2-wire connection with light sources other than resistive. Available settings: 0 - measurement based on the standard algorithm; 1 - approximation based on the calibration data; 2 - approximation based on the control angle. Parameter 58 is set to 0 after forced auto-calibration.
59
2
0
Approximated power at the maximum brightness level
This parameter determines the approximate value of the power that will be reported by the device at its maximum brightness level. Available settings: 0-500 (0-500W) - power consumed by the load at the maximum brightness level. Parameter 59 works only when parameter 58 has a value other than 0.
6
2
0
Time of a dimming step at automatic control
This parameter defines the time of single dimming step set in parameter 5 during the automatic control.
7
1
1
Manual control - dimming step size
This parameter defines the percentage value of dimming step during the manual control.
8
2
5
Manual control - time of a dimming step
This parameter defines the time of single dimming step set in parameter 7 during the manual control.
9
1
1
Saving the state of the device after a power failure
The Dimmer will return to the last position before power failure.
Basic
COMMAND_CLASS_BASIC
Switch Multilevel
COMMAND_CLASS_SWITCH_MULTILEVEL
Exclusion
1) Set the main Z-Wave controller into learning mode.
2) Quickly, three times press the B-button or key connected to the S1 terminal.
3) Wait for the device to be excluded from the system. Successful exclusion will be confirmed by the controller.
Inclusion
1) Switch off the mains voltage.
2) Open the wall switch box.
3) Connect the Dimmer in accordance with one of the diagrams attached in the manual.
4) Switch on the mains voltage.
5) Wait for the calibration process to end. Light may blink. The device will be switched off once the process is completed.
6) Set the main Z-Wave controller into learning mode.
7) Quickly, three times press the B-button or key connected to the S1 terminal.
8) Wait for the device to be included into the system. Successful inclusion will be confirmed by the controller.
9) Arrange the antenna and close the wall switch box.
Device Wake-Up
The Fibaro Dimmer 2 is powered with mains voltage so it is always awake.
Additional Special Features
Active power and energy metering functionality
Soft start function
Memory of the last lighting level settings
Z-Wave range tester
LED diode
Factory Reset
1) Disconnect the power supply, remove the Dimmer from the wall switch box, than connect the power supply.
2) Locate the B-button on the housing.
3) Click and hold the B-button to enter the menu mode.
4) Release and click the B-button to choose ""Device reset"" option in the menu that is signaled with the yellow LED indicator colour.
5) After few seconds the device will be restarted, which is signaled with the red LED indicator colour and entering the calibration mode.
Note! Resetting the device is not the recommended way of removing
the device from the Z-Wave network. Use reset procedure only if the primary controller is missing or inoperable.

 

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