I have a pool controller that is controlled by a RS485 interface. I’m using a USR-TCP232-304 Ethernet to RS485 adapter (https://shop.usriot.com/serial-to-ethernet/serial-ethernet-converter/RS485-to-Ethernet-converter.html) that is working great to send commands using Hercules ( https://www.hw-group.com/software/hercules-setup-utility).
The commands i use are like this:
There is no CR/LF. The RS485 controller detects the semicolon as the end of command and it works.
Now, my question is: What is the easiest way to control this under Vera? I would like a “Remote” like appearance, as it was a TV Remote or something, where each button sends a different command (maybe as toggle buttons) and if possible change the button status accordingly (the HIDRO1:?; get the current status as 0 for OFF and 1 for ON).
Is this possible to accomplish in Vera UI? I’ve done something very close to this in the past using Fibaro Home Center, but i don’t know how to create a “virtual device” like Fibaro’s in Vera.