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Thread: Actuator forgetting Blcoked status

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    Default Actuator forgetting Blcoked status

    When I set Disable Local Override using the controller, in zones where I have multiple actuators (2 or 3) it reverts to Enabled at some time in the following hours. The Window Open Disable command suffers from the same issue. In zones where there is a single actuator, the commands are remembered OK.

    I've had EvoHome since day dot but have not used this capability until recently.

    Anyone else seen this as it's very annoying?
    Last edited by chrisgare; 17th February 2020 at 06:33 PM.

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    I've only recently added a second HR92 to a zone so I'll have to try this out to see if I notice a problem with Disable Local Override..

    Regarding the window open detection - you can also disable that in the individual HR92. That's probably a better way to do it as the window detection is done individually on each HR92 - even if they are not the nominated temperature sensor for the zone.

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    Weird. The upstairs zone in question is a large bedroom and dressing room and has three actuators. The temperature is set to 17 degrees between 06:00 and 22:00 and 5 degrees for the rest of the night.

    If I set Local Override on the controller to 'disabled' during the day is stays disabled until at least 05:30 but if I look at 06:05 it has been re-enabled again. I've checked this for the last two days and from my previous experience, this seems to be a repeatable issue. Is it a firmware bug I have to ask myself as I can see no other logical reason for this happening?

    If I change the temperature from 17 to 5 and back again during the day there is no effect on the disable local override function.

    Is it something to do with time or the clock because it's the next day as that is the only difference I can see?

    I also don't think it's anything new as I'm sure I've had this issue before.
    Last edited by chrisgare; 20th February 2020 at 10:47 AM.

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    This has been reported by at least one user before, though I can't find any further discussion on the forum.

    https://www.automatedhome.co.uk/vbul...local+override

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