ZWave Dossier

z-wave
Not open proprietary protocol from Sigma Designs outside NDA.
Chips are only avaible from Sigma Designs and the partner Mistumi.
Z-Wave (PHY Layer) is a sub-1Ghz protocol.
Controller devices and slave devices with a reliable power source participate in message forwarding up to four hops and they are always listening.

Application Layer
Header[1B] – Cmd. class[1B] – cmd.[1B] – Command class data [xB]
COMMAND_CLASS_BASIC
COMMAND_CLASS_BATTERY
COMMAND_CLASS_WAKE_UP
COMMAND_CLASS_CONTROLLER_REPLICATION
COMMAND_CLASS_SWITCH_MULTILEVEL
COMMAND_CLASS_SWITCH_ALL
COMMAND_CLASS_SENSOR_BINARY
COMMAND_CLASS_ALARM
COMMAND_CLASS_MULTI_CMD
COMMAND_CLASS_CLIMATE_CONTROL_SCHEDULE
COMMAND_CLASS_CLOCK
COMMAND_CLASS_ASSOCIATION
COMMAND_CLASS_CONFIGURATION
COMMAND_CLASS_MANUFACTURER_SPECIFIC
COMMAND_CLASS_SCENE_ACTIVATION
COMMAND_CLASS_SCENE_ACTUATOR_CONF 0x2C
COMMAND_CLASS_MANUFACTURER_SPECIFIC 0x72
COMMAND_CLASS_VERSION 0x86
COMMAND_CLASS_MANUFACTURER_PROPRIETARY 0x91
COMMAND_CLASS_NODE_NAMING
COMMAND_CLASS_POWERLEVEL
COMMAND_CLASS_MARK 0xEF
COMMAND_CLASS_HAIL 0x82
COMMAND_CLASS_MULTI_INSTANCE 0x60
COMMAND_CLASS_SENSOR_MULTILEVEL 0x31
COMMAND_CLASS_SWITCH_BINARY 0x25

General Device classes:

Hex ValueValueDescriptionKey
0x011General controllerBASIC TYPE CONTROLLER
0x022Static cont rollerSTATIC CONTROLLER
0x033BASIC TYPE SLAVE
0x044BASIC TYPE ROUTING SLAVE
0x088ThermostatGENERIC TYPE THERMOSTAT
0x1016Binary switchBINARY SWITCH
0x1117Multi level switchMULTI LEVEL SWITCH
0x1218GENERIC TYPE SWITCH REMOTE
0x1319GENERIC TYPE SWITCH TOGGLE
0x1723GENERIC TYPE SECURITY PANEL
0x2032Binary sensorBINARY SENSOR
0x2133Multilevel-SensorMULTILEVEL SENSOR
0x3149MeterMETER
64GENERIC TYPE ENTRY CONTROL

ZWave Protocol Commands

NameHexDec
NO OPERATION0x000
NODE INFO0x011
REQUEST NODE INFO0x022
ASSIGN IDS0x033
FIND NODES IN RANGE0x044
GET NODES IN RANGE0x055
RANGE INFO0x066
CMD COMPLETE0x077
TRANSFER PRESENTATION0x088
TRANSFER NODE INFO0x099
TRANSFER RANGE INFO0x0A10
TRANSFER END0x0B11
ASSIGN RETURN ROUTE0x0C12
NEW NODE REGISTERED0x0D13
NEW RANGE REGISTERED0x0E14
TRANSFER NEW PRIMARY COMPLETE0x0F15
AUTOMATIC CONTROLLER UPDATE START0x1016
SUC NODE ID0x1117
SET SUC0x1218
SET SUC ACK0x1319
ASSIGN SUC RETURN ROUTE0x1420
STATIC ROUTE REQUEST0x1521
LOST0x1622
ACCEPT LOST0x1723
NOP POWER0x1824
RESERVE NODE IDS0x1925
RESERVED IDS0x1A26
UNKNOWN0x1B-0x1F27-31

Devices declare the supported command classes during the inclusion process, as part of the node information frame that is sent as a broadcast any time the node action button is pressed or as a response to a controller “get node information” command.

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