Door Contact (DC-15ZW) manual for Z-Wave

The following is an overview of the user manual for the Z-Wave product Door Contact (DC-15ZW)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


Door Contact
SKU Code
The DC-15ZW is a Z-wave door contact that detects and reports the irregular opening/closing of doors and windows to a security system. Compatible with any Z-wave mesh networks and devices, the DZ-15ZW is ideal for security and home automation applications. It serves both as a security sensor to protect entrances and valuables and as a smart home component that activates other Z-wave devices to perform home automation functionalities.
Version #
01 was the version certified
Certification #
Z-Wave Version


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


    Climax Technology describes Door Contact as having the following features:

    • 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

    The Door Contact 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 Test Button 3 times and the Door Contact 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.
    -Pull out the battery insulator.
    -The LED indicator will turn on briefly.
    -Put the Z-wave gateway or control panel into Inclusion mode (please refer to the Z-wave gateway or control panel manual).
    -Within 1.5 seconds, press the Test Button 3 times.
    -Refer to the operation manual of the Z-wave gateway or control panel to complete the learn-in process.
    -Please press and release the Tamper Switch once, and activate the Door Contact once (open and close) after inclusion is completed to ensure the Gateway/Control Panel recognizes the current status of the Door Contact.
    -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.

    Factory reset Door Contact

    (Only use factory reset when network Control Panel/Gateway is missing or inoperable).
    -Press and hold the Test Button of the Door Contact for 10 seconds to factory reset.

    This function uses the Z-Wave Wake Up Command Class. The Wake Up Command Class allows the battery-powered Door Contact to notify the Control Panel/Gateway that it is awake and ready to receive any queued commands. The wake up interval time period is programmed automatically according to Control Panel’s setting when The Door Contact is included. The recommended setting of the interval time is between 30 to 60 minutes.

    Please note that this is a user manual Door Contact 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 Door Contact and have not purchased it from us, please contact the manufacturer directly with any further questions you may have.