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ZSE18 Motion Sensor Advanced Settings
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Here is a full list of advanced settings (parameters) for the ZSE18 Motion Sensor on firmware 1.03:

Motion Sensor

Parameter 12: Set motion sensitivity for the motion detector to minimize false alerts.

Values: 0 – disable motion reports; 1 – 8 where 8 is the most sensitive and 1 is the least sensitive. Default: 4.

Size: 1 byte dec


Parameter 14: Enable or disable basic set reporting when motion is detected.

Values: 0 – don’t send basic set reports when motion is detected; 1 – send basic set reports when motion is detected (default).

Size: 1 byte dec


Parameter 15: Select the basic set value to be sent when motion is detected.

Values: 0 – send 0xFF basic set report (ON) when motion is detected (default); 1 – send 0x00 basic set report (OFF) when motion is detected.

Size: 1 byte dec


Parameter 18: Set motion clear time for the delay before the sensor reports no motion to the hub and associated devices after detecting the last motion activity.

Values: 10 - 65535 where 10 stands for 13 seconds and 65535 stands for 65538 seconds (add 3 seconds to each value number). Default: 30 seconds (value 27).

Size: 2 byte dec

NOTE: Short clear time will increase activity and decrease battery life.


Parameter 19: Enable or disable binary sensor reports when motion is detected.

Values: 0 – don’t send binary sensor reports when motion is detected, send notification reports instead (default); 1 – send binary sensor reports when motion is detected instead of the notification report.

Size: 1 byte dec


Parameter 20: Enable or disable LED indicator for motion alerts.

Values: 0 – don’t flash LED when motion is detected; 1 – flash LED indicator when motion is detected (default).

Size: 1 byte dec

TIP: Click the Z-Wave button 6 times quickly to change the LED indicator mode manually.

Vibration Sensor

Parameter 17: Enable or disable the vibration sensor.

Values: 0 – vibration sensor disabled; 1 – vibration sensor enabled (default).

Size: 1 byte dec

Low Battery Alert

Parameter 32: Set the % level for the sensor to report low battery to your hub.

Values: 10 - 50 (%). Default: 10.

Size: 1 byte dec


How to Access the Advanced Settings:




Home Assistant


Press and hold the Z-Wave button for 5 seconds to wake the sensor up after updating the settings so they can be immediately received and saved.

If you'd like to learn more how to use the advanced settings or where to adjust the parameters, just get in touch and our tech support team will guide you.


There aren't any firmware updates available for this model, the only change that was implemented also requires a hardware update. You can access all other firmware files here after you register your product and create an account here.  If you have any questions, please reach out to our support team. We're here to help you 7 days a week!

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