Luminance Meter (LM-1ZW) manual for Z-Wave

The following is an overview of the user manual for the Z-Wave product Luminance Meter (LM-1ZW)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


Luminance Meter
SKU Code
LM-1ZW is a Z-Wave Ambient Light Sensor. It monitors your home environment and transmits measured Illuminance (lux), to the coordinator in the Z-Wave network.
Version #
HW: 255 FW: 2.06 was the version certified
Certification #
Z-Wave Version


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

  • S2 Unauthenticated


Climax Technology describes Luminance Meter as having the following features:

  • Firmware updatable via a compatible Z-Wave gateway
  • Sensors
  • Battery Quantity
  • Battery powered using CR123A batteries
  • 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

 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 Sensor will be removed from the Z-Wave network, the LED will light on for 1 second to indicate.

 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 Function Button 3 times.
 Refer to the operation manual of the Z-Wave gateway or control panel to complete the adding process.
 If the Sensor has already been added (included) into another Z-Wave Gateway/Control Panel, or if the device is unable to be added into the current Z-Wave Gateway/Control Panel, try removing it first (see Removing Device).

Factory reset Luminance Meter

(Only use factory reset when network Control Panel/Gateway is missing or inoperable)
 Remove the battery of the Sensor first.
 Press and hold the Function Button. While holding the Function Button, power on the Sensor by re-inserting the battery, wait for 10 seconds to factory reset, the LED will light on for 1 second to indicate.

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

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