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Supporting the ACT Solutions ZCU201 USB Z-wave Interface
« on: January 04, 2008, 12:59:34 am »
The new ACT Solutions ZCU201 USB Z-wave Interface uses the SPCP825A USB to UART Controller chip

http://w3.sunplus.com/ShowFeature.asp?body=SPCP825A-001B

The SPCP825A currently has no USB driver support for Linux and therefore the ZCU201 is not detected when attached to a USB port. ACT Solutions have kindly provided me with the source to an Open driver for the SPCP825A to enable a working driver to be developed. As tar as I know this source is working but not fully debugged.

If anyone in the Developer forum would be interested in looking at this driver source to see if a working driver could be put together please get in touch and I will make it available to you.

Let me know if your interested in working on this?

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Re: Supporting the ACT Solutions ZCU201 USB Z-wave Interface
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2008, 02:59:36 am »
Would if I could, but can't so I won't.  :-\
(I don't know C++ well enough)

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Re: Supporting the ACT Solutions ZCU201 USB Z-wave Interface
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2008, 05:53:36 am »
Would if I could, but can't so I won't.  :-\
(I don't know C++ well enough)

I bet the sample driver is written in C, not C++. You know C? ;-)

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Re: Supporting the ACT Solutions ZCU201 USB Z-wave Interface
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2008, 05:58:54 am »
totallymaxed, gimme. :-)

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Re: Supporting the ACT Solutions ZCU201 USB Z-wave Interface
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2008, 07:37:36 am »
totallymaxed, gimme. :-)

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Hi Thom,

Private message me some where to ftp it to or your email address (its not big) and I'll send it later this morning. :-)

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Re: Supporting the ACT Solutions ZCU201 USB Z-wave Interface
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2008, 07:47:06 am »
Actually, Send it to me anyway, you already have my ftp info... :)

Thanks!

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Re: Supporting the ACT Solutions ZCU201 USB Z-wave Interface
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2008, 09:43:48 am »
Actually, Send it to me anyway, you already have my ftp info... :)

Thanks!

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Done ;-)
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Re: Supporting the ACT Solutions ZCU201 USB Z-wave Interface
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2008, 09:45:08 am »
Would if I could, but can't so I won't.  :-\
(I don't know C++ well enough)

I bet the sample driver is written in C, not C++. You know C? ;-)

Yeah its C your right... no one really does much driver development in C++ :-)
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Re: Supporting the ACT Solutions ZCU201 USB Z-wave Interface
« Reply #8 on: January 04, 2008, 05:12:38 pm »
The new ACT Solutions ZCU201 has the following ID's that identify it to the Core;

Vendor ID is 04FC and Product ID is 0201.
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Re: Supporting the ACT Solutions ZCU201 USB Z-wave Interface
« Reply #9 on: January 04, 2008, 06:01:51 pm »
ok, gonna dip my toe in here, I should be able to help with some dev/dbg.
 - firstly where can I buy the ZCU201, I've been reading about it from ACT for ages but don't know who supplies it. I've googled and found a few places that supply it - any recommendations? I'm in Ireland.
 - next, totallymaxed, can I get the src please?

thx,
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Re: Supporting the ACT Solutions ZCU201 USB Z-wave Interface
« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2008, 12:53:32 am »
ok, gonna dip my toe in here, I should be able to help with some dev/dbg.
 - firstly where can I buy the ZCU201, I've been reading about it from ACT for ages but don't know who supplies it. I've googled and found a few places that supply it - any recommendations? I'm in Ireland.
 - next, totallymaxed, can I get the src please?

thx,
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Hi Coley,

I'm not sure who might be stocking it here in Europe currently. Someone else here might want to comment on this. My company will be stocking in the near future for our own installations and when we do we could supply you with a unit.

Send me a private message with your email address or an ftp server and i will send the source to you.

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Re: Supporting the ACT Solutions ZCU201 USB Z-wave Interface
« Reply #12 on: January 05, 2008, 11:52:33 am »
http://www.elekhomica.nl/product_info.php?cPath=91&products_id=707

br hari

Thanks hari for the url

Just a reminder to provide me with an alternative way to send you large files ;-)

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Re: Supporting the ACT Solutions ZCU201 USB Z-wave Interface
« Reply #13 on: January 05, 2008, 01:00:42 pm »
Hari and Totallymaxed,

You're both welcom to use my FTP if required.

Totallymaxed has the url/user/pass...

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Re: Supporting the ACT Solutions ZCU201 USB Z-wave Interface
« Reply #14 on: January 05, 2008, 01:38:29 pm »
Hari and Totallymaxed,

You're both welcom to use my FTP if required.

Totallymaxed has the url/user/pass...

Dan

Hey thanks Dan.

Hari upped the file size limit on his upload page... and all was ok.

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