Gateway / Sensor Network
This page gives an overview of the wireless sensor network that the Gateway is controlling.
ZAP: Whether or not a ZAP (Zigbee Access Point) is connected to the Gateway. If the status is ‘Not Connected’ and the Gateway is using an external USB Zigbee Access Point, confirm that the USB device is indeed plugged in.
Network ID: The Zigbee Network identifier. If this is showing all zeros, the Zigbee network has not been formed. A new network can be formed by issuing a ‘Form New Network’ command from the Settings > System page.
Pan ID: Zigbee Personal Area Network identifier.
Extended Pan ID: Zigbee Personal Area Network Extended identifier.
Channel: The channel number (11 – 26) within the 2.4GHz radio band in use by this Zigbee network.
Profile: A unique identifier assigned to EpiSensor by the Zigbee Alliance. It defines the EpiSensor Zigbee network Profile.
Power Indicator: An indicator of the Zigbee radio signal power.
Boost Enabled: Whether or not signal power boost is enabled. If this is enabled, the Zigbee radio signal power will be boosted by 2dB.
ZAP Long Address: The unique serial number of the ZAP. This is also defines the serial number of the gateway (see About > Overview page for more information).
ZAP Firmware: The firmware version of the ZAP. For optimal performance the firmware version of the ZAP should be 1.60 or higher. If the ZAP Firmware version is lower than 1.60 the following alert symbol is shown: For more information on ‘Legacy Mode’ see the Gateway / Nodes section.