FRIENT - ZIGBEE 3.0 INTELLIGENT SMOKE DETECTOR (DIN EN 14604 AND DIN 14676) + SIREN FUNCTION
The FRIENT intelligent smoke detector can alert you remotely and in real time in the event of a fire in your home.
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Today I am going to test a very important item for home fire safety. Domadoo graciously lent me this product, the first test of the Frient brand for me. We expect this type of article to be simple and reliable in order to get us out of a bad situation. So does the Frient SMSZB-120 keep its promises, I will also try to find out if it is compatible with commercial opensource boxes.
In the image a small presentation of the Frient SMSZB-120, on the front side the module is equipped with a large alarm operation test button, if you click on it a red light will flicker like this a resounding sound. On the lower part, a red illuminated pairing button. The SMSZB-120 is of very good manufacturing quality, there is no doubt about increased longevity.
The packaging is well done, the packaging also nothing to complain about.
This product was released in 2020 which explains the integration of a Zigbee CC2530 chip, it has the disadvantage of being immense but it has the advantage of being hackable, well you will tell me it remains a product that is difficult to divert. Regarding the assembly and welding, nothing to complain about.
during the first inclusion, simply plug in the battery, the module will start flashing If you need to do a reset of the module you have to hold down for about 15 seconds until it starts flashing constantly:
The inclusion is done without difficulty in ZHA under Home Assistant, but no commands come up despite several attempts, the Frient SMSZB-120 remains unusable in this configuration.
After an attempt at reconfiguration the commands still do not come up, contrary to what Blackadder announces, the module does not work in ZHA
As is often the case and so much the better, the integration of Frient SMSZB-120 into Z2M was very easy.
All the information comes back perfectly, you will need to leave a few seconds for the synchronization of the orders. In addition, between pressing a command and the action, one or two seconds can pass.
As you can see in the next two images, the Frient SMSZB-120 smoke detector module allows you to:
Here are 10 functions for this module in z2m, pretty good!
Perfect integration of Frient SMSZB-120 in zigbee2mqtt.
The Frient Smoke sensor module SMSZB-120 is of very good quality, the functionalities are there however it remains expensive compared to a Xiaomi Honeywell module or a Heiman detector. And this for the same operating characteristics. However, if aesthetics are important to you then this module is made for you!