Ezlo Atom Quick Start Guide
Quick breakdown of the content:
Ezlo Atom Protocols:
The Atom uses Z-Wave Plus™ – the latest (5th generation) version of the technology, which comes with advantages such as increased range and improved battery life.
*For S2 devices, DSK or QR code can be used to add the devices to the Z-Wave™ network.
*Z-Wave™ and Z-Wave Plus™ are registered trademarks of Silicon Labs
Button operation and reading the LED lights
|Ezlo Atom state||LED status|
|1. Not connected to router||LED blinking once a second|
|2. Connected to router, but not connected to the server||LED blinking once every three seconds|
|3. Connected to the server||LED is off|
|4. Atom is in inclusion mode – interview not started||LED is on|
|5. Atom is in inclusion mode – interview started||LED blinking 10 times per second|
|6. Atom is in exclusion mode – interview not started||LED is on|
|7. Atom is in exclusion mode – interview started||LED blinking 10 times per second|
Button operation, Ezlo Atom resulting state, and LED status
*Ezlo Atom has only one button, used for resetting the device. It is easy to find: it’s recessed, inside the little hole between the rectangular LED and where the brand name is. See below an image of the Ezlo Atom with the LED turned off, and on, respectively.
The reset button is located near the status LED. To access it, you are going to need a paper clip or something similar.
- Button action: Two short (0.2 – 2,5 seconds) pushes
- LED status: LED blinking 3 times per second, stopping once the process is complete. Once finished, it will blink once a second until the Atom is connected to a Wi-Fi network.
- Result: Reset settings of Wi-Fi connection to factory defaults
- Button action: One long (5 – 9.5 seconds) push
- LED status: LED blinking 10 times per second, stopping once the reset process is complete.
- Result: Remove all devices from the controller and reset all settings—but not the Wi-Fi ones: the hub will remain connected to your Wi-Fi Network. All the user accounts other than the default one are removed.
- Button action: One very long (longer than 10 seconds) pressing
- LED status: LED is on, turning off once the reset process is completed
- Result: Reset firmware to a default version and wipe out everything, including the network settings as well as all the user accounts.
* If your controller is the primary controller for your network, resetting it will result in the Z-Wave™ devices of your network to stop working and it will be necessary to exclude and re-include all of your Z-Wave™ devices. If this controller is being used as a secondary controller in the network, use this procedure to reset this controller only in the event that the network primary controller is missing or otherwise inoperable.
Setting up your Ezlo Atom
Download and install the Vera app (‘VeraMobile’) from the Google Play store or Apple Store—depending on whether you’re using Android or iOS.
Once you’ve launched the app, if you’re a new user, choose New to Vera? to set up an account.
Swipe left to get to the next screen.
The Atom should at this point be on and broadcasting an access point connection with an SSID to the effect of Atom_### *. Per the instructions, open the Wi-FI settings of your mobile device (just press on Open Settings) and connect to it. If no such network is found, click Need Help? for possible reasons and solutions.
* When you include Ezlo Atom for the first time, the Access Point is actually called ezlo_xxxx, not Atom_xxx. Once the Atom gets its first upgrade, it will appear correctly.
Wait for the device to connect to Atom via Wi-Fi.
Return to the application and connect to your home Wi-Fi network.
Wait for Atom to connect to your home Wi-Fi network.
Before and during your Ezlo Atom setup, make sure that the Wi-Fi access point is switched on, that your Wi-Fi router is connected to the Internet, that your device is within the Wi-Fi service area and within reliable range of the Atom, and that Atom is within range of the router for a reliable connection.
Also, note that Atom supports only 2.4GHz Wi-Fi networks and that the connection must be password-protected. Public non-protected networks cannot be used to connect the Ezlo Atom.
If any of the above requirements isn’t met, the app will display a corresponding alert, along the lines of the ones below:
On the next screen, choose the way you prefer to receive notifications from the app. Your email address and phone number need to be validated, and a one-time code or link will be sent to you to this end. The above is required for email or SMS notifications to work.
Note: the phone number you use should be unique and not used for any other Vera account.
You can have another code sent to you if, for whatever reason, it didn’t work. With your phone number successfully validated, you now have to do the same for your email address. On the next screen, tap on Check Validity, then head over to your inbox and click the link received from Vera.
Note: the email address you use should be unique and not used for any other Vera account.
Wait until it’s finished, at which point you’ll get a confirmation message.
You can then connect to your Atom by clicking on Start.
Note: When setting up Ezlo Atom for the first time, the connect button might appear grayed out, and with a message saying ‘upgrading software,’ once it’s been connected to the Internet. This means it’s in the process of updating its firmware, in which case you should leave the controller plugged in and not interrupt the process.