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Kevin Mathews
Kevin Mathews
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4/23/2017
Kevin Mathews
Kevin Mathews
Posts: 126
OK, this is an odd one... of course it seems that's what I specialize in! Whaaaaa?
I had an Insteon door/window sensor rigged onto my garage door and set to send me a text when it was opened. All good, except the rigged instal was kludgy-looking and at times would get knocked by the sectional door if the wind was shifting it while opening...

Enter rig #2, quite a bit more elegant and functional, this version uses the Insteon hidden door sensor (in a creative way) to sense the last 4" of travel closed. I renamed and repurposed the old sensor and set the new one to send the text. now when the door is opened I get 10-20 repeat texts within seconds! Same when closed (a second event). The old sensor, still only sends one text (to be later installed on the mailbox).

The logs show no repeat activity, and the installation is not registering any bouncing of the switch contacts so what is up?
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Kevin Mathews
Kevin Mathews
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4/24/2017
Kevin Mathews
Kevin Mathews
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This is getting to be annoying...
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Chris Cicchitelli
Chris Cicchitelli
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4/24/2017
Chris Cicchitelli
Chris Cicchitelli
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Does the log say the event is running multiple times? I'm not aware of anything that would cause this other than the device itself sending spurious messages, but I've never seen an INSTEON device do that...

Also just to confirm you are using the same text email address in both sensor's events?
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Chris Cicchitelli
Chris Cicchitelli
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4/24/2017
Chris Cicchitelli
Chris Cicchitelli
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Also, can you send me your configuration file so I can review the event settings?
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