Carbon Monoxide Detector (CO-8ZW) manual for Z-Wave

The following is an overview of the user manual for the Z-Wave product Carbon Monoxide Detector (CO-8ZW)from Climax Technology. To view other Z-Wave products and manuals from Climax Technology follow that link.

  1. Overview
  2. Security
  3. Features
  4. Installation instructions


Carbon Monoxide Detector
SKU Code
The CO-8ZW is a wireless Z-Wave Carbon Monoxide Detector designed to detect the presence of Carbon Monoxide to ensure the safety of your family and your house. It detects the carbon monoxide that you can't see, smell or taste in the air. CO-8ZW sensor fully meets the requirement of EN50291 and uses electromagnetical carbon monoxide sensor, capable of detecting Carbon Monoxide concentration as low as 30ppm. According to the different levels of CO concentration detected. CO-8ZW will notify the Control Panel in different time length and raise alarm with its built-in siren.
Version #
HW: 1 FW: 1.03:01.02 was the version certified
Certification #
Z-Wave Version


As a Z-Wave Plus certified product, Carbon Monoxide Detector supports Z-Wave S2 security. The following security modes are directly supported:


    Climax Technology describes Carbon Monoxide Detector as having the following features:

    • Battery powered using AA batteries
    • Firmware updatable via a compatible Z-Wave gateway
    • Sensors
    • Battery Quantity
    • FLiRS capable
    • Supports Network Wide Inclusion
    • Supports Z-Wave Explorer Frames
    • Supports Z-Wave SmartStart allowing you to setup the product simply by scanning its QR code via

    Installation instructions

    This function uses the Z-Wave Wake Up Command Class. The Wake Up Command Class allows the battery-powered Carbon Monoxide Detector to notify the Control Panel/Gateway that it is awake and ready to receive any queued commands. The wake up time is programmed automatically according to Control Panel’s setting when The Carbon Monoxide Detector is included. The recommended setting of the wake up time is 60 minutes above.

    Factory reset Carbon Monoxide Detector

    Factory Reset
    (Only use factory reset when network Control Panel/Gateway is missing or inoperable).
    - Remove the batteries of the Carbon Monoxide Detector first.
    - Press and hold the Test Button. While holding the Test Button, power on the Heat Detector by re-inserting the batteries, wait for 10 seconds to factory reset.

    The Carbon Monoxide Detector must be removed from existing Z-Wave network before being included into another. There are two methods available to exclude a device.
    Exclusion Mode
    - Put the Z-Wave gateway or control panel into Exclusion mode (please refer to the Z-Wave gateway or control panel manual).
    - Within 1.5 seconds, press the Function Button 3 times and the Carbon Monoxide Detector will be removed from the Z-Wave network.

    This product can be included and operated in any Z-Wave network with other Z-Wave certified devices from other manufactures and/or other applications. All non-battery operated nodes within the network will act as repeaters regardless of vendor to increase reliability of the network.
    - Insert the 3 “AA” batteries into the battery compartment connecting the correct polarity as shown on the battery compartment lid. CO-8 will emit a 2-tone beep.
    - Put the Z-Wave gateway or control panel into Inclusion or Learning mode (please refer to the Z-Wave gateway or control panel manual).
    - Within 1.5 seconds, press the Function Button 3 times. CO-8 will emit a 2-tone beep.
    - Refer to the operation manual of the Z-Wave gateway/Control panel to complete the learn-in process.
    - If the sensor has already been included (learnt) into another Z-Wave Gateway/Control Panel, or if the sensor is unable to be learnt into the current Z-Wave Gateway/Control Panel, please exclude it first (see Exclusion) before attempting to include it into the current Z-Wave Gateway/Control Panel.

    Please note that this is a user manual Carbon Monoxide Detector from Climax Technology is provided as is and without warranty; all information contained herein is provided by the manufacturer or the certifying body. The information provided is for reference only and is not intended to be used as a substitute for professional advice. only warrants and is only able to support products purchased directly from us. If you have Carbon Monoxide Detector and have not purchased it from us, please contact the manufacturer directly with any further questions you may have.