Release Notes

7.2.0

October 11, 2018

New Features and Improvements

  • Add support for new flash in site controller hardware

No Longer Supported

Resolved Issues

  • Resolves an issue that affected navigation in the UI
  • Resolves an issue that prevented database restores from completing.

7.1.1

September 25, 2018

Resolved Issues

  • Resolves an exception that could occur after a light status poll
  • The Light Details Page now correctly displays latitude and longitude

7.1.0

September 4, 2018

New Features and Improvements

  • Support for Demand Response
  • Updated icons in the user interface
  • Default dimming curve for DALI drivers is linear
  • Improved Behaviors using Photocells to support a configurable dimming level for daylight and transition delays to prevent oscillation
  • Support for Osram DALI drivers

Resolved Issues

  • Fixed missing elements on the Scenes page

7.0.1

August 8, 2018

New Features and Improvements

  • Zones can now be filtered by type on the Lights and Sensors page.
  • Security and performance improvements throughout the system.
  • Added the ability to enable and disable Daylight Harvesting on a zone.
  • Improved Daylight Harvesting user interface and performance.
  • Updated the visual design of the Scenes page.

Major Changes

  • Each light can now only be a member of up to 18 zones (plus Zone All).
  • Scenes are now referenced by a UID in the REST API, instead of by Scene name.

Resolved Issues

  • Daylight Harvesting no longer allows non-integer values for Gain and Fade Rate.
  • Prevented invalid alarms for certain Daylight Harvesting events.
  • Fixed database migration issue when upgrading from SimplySnap version 5.0.2.
  • Fixed issue adding or editing an event that used astro time with offset greater than zero.
  • Fixed issue restoring WiFi SSID from a backup configuration.
  • Database backup now properly stores a floor plan image.
  • Audit Log usability improvements.

Upgrade Guidance

  • This version changes minimum password length from 6 to 8. A password change is not forced, but the new minimum will be in effect the next time a user changes their password.

6.0.1

May 10, 2018

Resolved Issues

  • Fixed dimming issue with DIM10-087 and Daylight Harvesting

Upgrade Guidance

  • Synapse Wireless recommends upgrading existing systems to 3.1 and then to 3.3 and then to 4.2 prior to installing this upgrade.
  • This upgrade will push updates to every element of your system and may take some time to complete - please schedule upgrades during maintenance windows, because lighting control likely will not work as expected during the upgrade process.
  • As part of this upgrade, all existing power data will be removed as part of a change in how it is stored on the gateway.
  • Power must not be removed during the upgrade process. Take any necessary precautions to insure uninterupted power to the site controller.
  • Rebooting the gateway after upgrading is recommended to take advantage of new settings, features, and security improvements - please login to the gateway after the upgrade is complete to verify the upgrade is finished, then reboot.

Known Issues

  • Import/Export does not support Daylight Harvesting zones
  • Sensor timestamps do not update properly

6.0.0

May 4, 2018

New Features and Improvements

  • Daylight Harvesting
  • Embedded Release Notes now show all past versions to more easily understand differences between versions
  • Power Data API has been updated to a new format, and it is not backwards compatible
  • Security & performance improvements throughout the system

Resolved Issues

  • Cleaned up several alarm and audit log issues
  • Addressed issue where power data was reset at 00:00 UTC
  • Fixed an issue where the power monitoring calendar filter was not updating the power graph

Upgrade Guidance

  • Synapse Wireless recommends upgrading existing systems to 3.1 and then to 3.3 and then to 4.2 prior to installing this upgrade.
  • This upgrade will push updates to every element of your system and may take some time to complete - please schedule upgrades during maintenance windows, because lighting control likely will not work as expected during the upgrade process.
  • As part of this upgrade, all existing power data will be removed as part of a change in how it is stored on the gateway.
  • Power must not be removed during the upgrade process. Take any necessary precautions to insure uninterupted power to the site controller.
  • Rebooting the gateway after upgrading is recommended to take advantage of new settings, features, and security improvements - please login to the gateway after the upgrade is complete to verify the upgrade is finished, then reboot.

Known Issues

  • Import/Export does not support Daylight Harvesting zones
  • Sensor timestamps do not update properly

5.0.4

February 23, 2018

New Features and Improvements

  • Security & performance improvements throughout the system

Resolved Issues

  • User cannot log out and log back in to the system on an iOS 11 device

Upgrade Guidance

  • Synapse Wireless recommends upgrading existing systems to 3.1 and then to 3.3 and then to 4.2 prior to installing this upgrade.
  • This upgrade will push updates to every element of your system and may take some time to complete - please schedule upgrades during maintenance windows, because lighting control likely will not work as expected during the upgrade process.
  • Power must not be removed during the upgrade process. Take any necessary precautions to insure uninterupted power to the site controller.
  • Rebooting the gateway after upgrading is recommended to take advantage of new settings, features, and security improvements - please login to the gateway after the upgrade is complete to verify the upgrade is finished, then reboot.

Known Issues

  • The SimplySNAP Commissioning app incorrectly will add wireless switches as lights. Wireless switches must be added manually or via Census instead.
  • Light status (on/off) may not display correctly on the Map page until the page is refreshed.
  • The user may be unable to edit a calendar event series based on astro clock.
  • The user may be unable to delete one occurrence of a calendar event series if that occurrence lies across a DST boundary.
  • The topology map may not fit entirely on the screen when using a smaller screen.
  • The map on the "edit light" page may not not initially center on the location of the light.

5.0.3

February 14, 2018

New Features and Improvements

  • Security & performance improvements throughout the system

Upgrade Guidance

  • Synapse Wireless recommends upgrading existing systems to 3.1 and then to 3.3 and then to 4.2 prior to installing this upgrade.
  • This upgrade will push updates to every element of your system and may take some time to complete - please schedule upgrades during maintenance windows, because lighting control likely will not work as expected during the upgrade process.
  • Power must not be removed during the upgrade process. Take any necessary precautions to insure uninterupted power to the site controller.
  • Rebooting the gateway after upgrading is recommended to take advantage of new settings, features, and security improvements - please login to the gateway after the upgrade is complete to verify the upgrade is finished, then reboot.

Known Issues

  • The SimplySNAP Commissioning app incorrectly will add wireless switches as lights. Wireless switches must be added manually or via Census instead.
  • Light status (on/off) may not display correctly on the Map page until the page is refreshed.
  • The user may be unable to edit a calendar event series based on astro clock.
  • The user may be unable to delete one occurrence of a calendar event series if that occurrence lies across a DST boundary.
  • The topology map may not fit entirely on the screen when using a smaller screen.
  • The map on the "edit light" page may not not initially center on the location of the light.

5.0.2

February 9, 2018

New Features and Improvements

  • Security & performance improvements throughout the system

Resolved Issues

  • Light names no longer appear when running Chrome version 64.0.3282.140 or newer

Upgrade Guidance

  • Synapse Wireless recommends upgrading existing systems to 3.1 and then to 3.3 and then to 4.2 prior to installing this upgrade.
  • This upgrade will push updates to every element of your system and may take some time to complete - please schedule upgrades during maintenance windows, because lighting control likely will not work as expected during the upgrade process.
  • Power must not be removed during the upgrade process. Take any necessary precautions to insure uninterupted power to the site controller.
  • Rebooting the gateway after upgrading is recommended to take advantage of new settings, features, and security improvements - please login to the gateway after the upgrade is complete to verify the upgrade is finished, then reboot.

Known Issues

  • The SimplySNAP Commissioning app incorrectly will add wireless switches as lights. Wireless switches must be added manually or via Census instead.
  • Light status (on/off) may not display correctly on the Map page until the page is refreshed.
  • The user may be unable to edit a calendar event series based on astro clock.
  • The user may be unable to delete one occurrence of a calendar event series if that occurrence lies across a DST boundary.
  • The topology map may not fit entirely on the screen when using a smaller screen.
  • The map on the "edit light" page may not not initially center on the location of the light.

5.0.0

February 2, 2018

New Features and Improvements

  • Security & performance improvements throughout the system

No Longer Supported

  • Multi-gateway (MGP) Support has been removed based on user feedback
  • UI Dashboard page has been removed based on user feedback

Resolved Issues

  • Power graph tooltips would not disappear
  • Deactivated LTE connection were getting caught in a captive portal

Upgrade Guidance

  • Synapse Wireless recommends upgrading existing systems to 3.1 and then to 3.3 and then to 4.2 prior to installing this upgrade.
  • This upgrade will push updates to every element of your system and may take some time to complete - please schedule upgrades during maintenance windows, because lighting control likely will not work as expected during the upgrade process.
  • Power must not be removed during the upgrade process. Take any necessary precautions to insure uninterupted power to the site controller.
  • Rebooting the gateway after upgrading is recommended to take advantage of new settings, features, and security improvements - please login to the gateway after the upgrade is complete to verify the upgrade is finished, then reboot.

Known Issues

  • The SimplySNAP Commissioning app incorrectly will add wireless switches as lights. Wireless switches must be added manually or via Census instead.
  • Light status (on/off) may not display correctly on the Map page until the page is refreshed.
  • The user may be unable to edit a calendar event series based on astro clock.
  • The user may be unable to delete one occurrence of a calendar event series if that occurrence lies across a DST boundary.
  • The topology map may not fit entirely on the screen when using a smaller screen.
  • The map on the "edit light" page may not not initially center on the location of the light.

4.5.0

December 21, 2017

New Features and Improvements

  • DALI 2.0 support - the DIM10-087-06 controller now supports on/off/dim to compatible drivers via DALI 2.0
  • Security & performance improvements throughout the system
  • Other desktop and mobile usability improvements throughout the system

Resolved Issues

  • Resolved an issue where a scheduled event could occasionally not activate
  • Lights will no longer turn off after a site controller reboot for zones that are set to switch behavior
  • LED status could be confusing when performing a system upgrade via the UI - the LED behavior will change only once this release has been installed.

Upgrade Guidance

  • Synapse Wireless recommends upgrading existing systems to 3.1 and then to 3.3 and then to 4.2 prior to installing this upgrade.
  • This upgrade will push updates to every element of your system and may take some time to complete - please schedule upgrades during maintenance windows, because lighting control likely will not work as expected during the upgrade process.
  • Power must not be removed during the upgrade process. Take any necessary precautions to insure uninterupted power to the site controller.
  • Rebooting the gateway after upgrading is recommended to take advantage of new settings, features, and security improvements - please login to the gateway after the upgrade is complete to verify the upgrade is finished, then reboot.

Known Issues

  • The SimplySNAP Commissioning app incorrectly will add wireless switches as lights. Wireless switches must be added manually or via Census instead.
  • Light status (on/off) may not display correctly on the Map page until the page is refreshed.
  • The user may be unable to edit a calendar event series based on astro clock.
  • The user may be unable to delete one occurrence of a calendar event series if that occurrence lies across a DST boundary.
  • The topology map may not fit entirely on the screen when using a smaller screen.
  • The map on the "edit light" page may not not initially center on the location of the light.

4.4.1

November 7, 2017

New Features and Improvements

  • Security & performance improvements throughout the system
  • Other desktop and mobile usability improvements throughout the system

Resolved Issues

  • LED status could be confusing when performing a system upgrade via the UI - the LED behavior will change only once this release has been installed.
  • A TL5 or TL7 twist-lock controller will no longer cause erroneous audit log messages when configured to use both the internal photocell and an external occupancy sensor.
  • A reboot is no longer required to activate the site controller Wi-Fi IP Address fix.

Upgrade Guidance

  • Synapse Wireless recommends upgrading existing systems to 3.1 and then to 3.3 and then to 4.2 prior to installing this upgrade.
  • This upgrade will push updates to every element of your system and may take some time to complete - please schedule upgrades during maintenance windows, because lighting control likely will not work as expected during the upgrade process.
  • Power must not be removed during the upgrade process. Take any necessary precautions to insure uninterupted power to the site controller.
  • Rebooting the gateway after upgrading is recommended to take advantage of new settings, features, and security improvements - please login to the gateway after the upgrade is complete to verify the upgrade is finished, then reboot.

Known Issues

  • The SimplySNAP Commissioning app incorrectly will add wireless switches as lights. Wireless switches must be added manually or via Census instead.
  • Light status (on/off) may not display correctly on the Map page until the page is refreshed.
  • The user may be unable to edit a calendar event series based on astro clock.
  • The user may be unable to delete one occurrence of a calendar event series if that occurrence lies across a DST boundary.
  • The topology map may not fit entirely on the screen when using a smaller screen.

4.3.3

October 25, 2017

New Features and Improvements

  • Updated Zones workflow - creating and editing Zones has been improved, based on user feedback
  • Updated Scenes workflow - creating and editing Scenes has been improved, based on user feedback
  • Updated Events workflow - creating and editing Schedule Events has been improved, based on user feedback
  • Audit Log enhancements - the Audit Log will now show new entries as they occur
  • Zones per scene - a scene can now support up to 20 zones (previously, the limit was 8)
  • Topology Map - this new diagnostic tool can visualize the link quality between wireless nodes
  • Other performance improvements throughout the system
  • Other desktop and mobile usability improvements throughout the system

Resolved Issues

  • Resolved an issue where, in some networks, individual lights would intermittently turn on for several minutes and then turn off
  • Resolved an issue with cell modem connections not staying up
  • After a service restart, lights in Zones configured to use Occupancy-Only, Switch and Occupancy, Switch, Photocell and Occupancy, Switch and Vacancy or Switch, Photocell and Occupancy will now turn on instead of off
  • Newly created lights will no longer turn off within 15 minutes if no other configuration actions are taken
  • Lights created without Latitude and Longitude values will now have Lat/Lon set to the those of the Site Controller so they will show up on the map
  • Performance is improved for installations where lights are not powered or not commissioned
  • Gateways without configured Ethernet interfaces will now display Connection Info correctly
  • User inactivity timeouts between SSRA and SimplySNAP have been improved
  • The Census page will no longer show "Get Started" if a census is running when the page is loaded
  • Resolved an issue where, in one specific condition, a USB upgrade could fail but still report success
  • Auto-configuration will now gather Static Data / Controller Info for all devices being configured instead of just the first device
  • The site controller will no longer request a DHCP lease when it doesn't need to
  • 'Dropped Cell Connection' alarm has been removed
  • All Control and Manager type users can now edit their passwords
  • Census Failure alarms are now user clearable
  • Resolved an issue where, under rare circumstances, SimplySNAP could lock up while trying to send an email notification
  • Configuration Alarms are now correctly created for the WSW family of devices when a configuration step fails
  • Light CSV Export will now use period (.) notation for MAC addresses
  • Light CSV Import will now allow light names to be changed
  • Resolved an issue where, in some circumstances, the WiFi access point IP address would not be 192.168.55.1
  • Scenes with a trailing space in the name can now be edited and deleted
  • Fix scene issue when saving / editing scene with trailing spaces
  • Resolved an issue where the Census page would occasionally return the user to the Getting Started page instead of the Census results
  • Past events can now be deleted from the schedule.

Upgrade Guidance

  • Synapse Wireless recommends upgrading existing systems to 3.1 and then to 3.3 and then to 4.0 and then to 4.3 prior to installing this upgrade.
  • This upgrade will push updates to every element of your system and may take some time to complete - please schedule upgrades during maintenance windows, because lighting control likely will not work as expected during the upgrade process.
  • Power must not be removed during the upgrade process. Take any necessary precautions to insure uninterupted power to the site controller.
  • Rebooting the gateway after upgrading is recommended to take advantage of new settings, features, and security improvements.

Known Issues

  • The SimplySNAP Commissioning app incorrectly will add wireless switches as lights. Wireless switches must be added manually or via Census instead.
  • Light status (on/off) may not display correctly on the Map page until the page is refreshed.
  • Cellular data may not be captured in Network Statistics.
  • The user may be unable to edit a calendar event series based on astro clock.
  • The user may be unable to delete one occurrence of a calendar event series if that occurrence lies across a DST boundary.

4.2.0

July 6, 2017

New Features and Improvements

  • High-end Trim - the maximum light level for each light can now be limited to less than 100%
  • DIM10-087-06 - our new DC-powered controller provides a 0-10V dimming output as well as two sensor inputs
  • LTE SS450 - our cellular-enabled gateway, the SS450, is now available with an internal LTE modem rather than a 3G modem
  • Census improvements - lights, sensors, and switches can now be added from the census results, census results can be searched, and lights can be located by invoking a blinking function
  • BMS support - SimplySNAP now support BACnet and MODBUS via an external BMS gateway
  • Scene improvements - improved scene activation workflow, plus scenes can now be searched
  • Security updates - please contact Synapse Wireless for more information about the security content of this release
  • Other performance improvements throughout the system
  • Other desktop and mobile usability improvements throughout the system

Resolved Issues

  • User Access - Managers can't add lights via Manage Lights
  • Multi-Gateway - Support may not attempt to reconnect to Primary after the connection is interrupted
  • Fixture type alarm doesn't clear when removing threshold
  • Mesh Sequence Number Error

Upgrade Guidance

  • Synapse Wireless recommends upgrading existing systems to 3.1 and then to 3.3 and then to 4.0 prior to installing this upgrade.
  • This upgrade will push updates to every element of your system and may take some time to complete - please schedule upgrades during maintenance windows, because lighting control likely will not work as expected during the upgrade process.
  • Power must not be removed during the upgrade process. Take any necessary precautions to insure uninterupted power to the site controller.
  • Rebooting the gateway after upgrading is recommended to take advantage of new settings, features, and security improvements.

Known Issues

  • All Control Users and Managers can not change their password
  • Can't Schedule 2 Scenes in the Same Minute
  • MGP support site controllers are not showing up on the map
  • MGP Primary site controller sometimes shows disconnected from a support site controller that is actually connected

4.1.0

May 12, 2017

New Features and Improvements

  • Wireless Switches - a new controller type that comes in two options: WSW-02 and WSW-08. Each of these switches can be configured to support up to 5 scene transitions per button.
  • Updated Navigation on the User Interface - to a more user-friendly experience
  • Bulk Add to Census - it's now faster and easier than ever to add to your system all lights discovered during census
  • Census Improvements - discovering new lighting controllers and creating a topology of the network is improved
  • Multi-gateway Map Support - see all connected gateways on the primary gateway's map
  • Light Details Page Improvements - to provide a more user-friendly experience, especially with the updated power data graph
  • Light Status Improvements - getting sensor events and other data from lighting controllers is now more robust than ever
  • Exception Log - users can now download the exception log if they're experiencing issues and send it to the Synapse Wireless support team for debugging purposes
  • Security updates - please contact Synapse Wireless for more information about the security content of this release
  • Other desktop and mobile usability improvements throughout the system

Resolved Issues

  • Cell Modem Improvements - initialization of the cell modem and connection onto the network has been improved
  • 5-button switch connection is now more robust and can recover from USB errors
  • System date and time resets to a more reasonable default than Jan 1 1970 if there is an issue with restoring the time after a power cycle
  • REST API requests will now start paging at 5,000 results
  • System Upgrade is now available on Support Gateways
  • Straight Line Tolerance Alerts will no longer disrupt the collection of Power Monitoring data

Upgrade Guidance

  • Synapse Wireless recommends upgrading existing systems to 3.1 and then to 3.3 and then to 4.0 prior to installing this upgrade.
  • This upgrade will push updates to every element of your system and may take some time to complete - please schedule upgrades during maintenance windows, because lighting control likely will not work as expected during the upgrade process.
  • Power must not be removed during the upgrade process. Take any necessary precautions to insure uninterupted power to the site controller.
  • Rebooting the gateway after upgrading is recommended to take advantage of new settings, features, and security improvements.

Known Issues

  • MGP gateways may fail to disconnect and reconnect properly
  • Cannot schedule two separate scene transitions in the same minute
  • Scheduling offsets greater than 60 minutes may not work as expected
  • When adding lights to zones within the Zone page, the lights won't immediately follow the Zone's behavior if the behavior is set to On, Off, or Dimmer. To correct this, you can edit the Zone and then save again. This will ensure the Zone behavior is sent to the lights.
  • When adding/removing lights from or editing the details of a zone from the Zone page, complex behaviors (i.e. not On, Off, Dimmer) will be applied when the changes are saved. Depending on the behavior configuration, this can lead to lights changing dim level.
  • The user may not be notified if the user login has expired and the browser window remains open.
  • Required Fields may no longer show on Add/Edit Light/Sensor/Zone pages.
  • Changing the Date & Time may not be reflected on Power Monitoring graph.
  • The Add/Edit Light page will not allow a user to configure more than 8 zones on a light. If a light already has more than 8 zones, a user will not be able to change what zones a light is in from the Add/Edit Light page.
  • It may take up to 20 minutes for the Primary and Support in MGP to identify that they have been disconnected from each other.
  • Enabling email notifications may fail, depending on when the unit was manufactured - please contact Synapse Wireless for assistance if you find one of these devices
  • Upgrading using a USB flash drive may fail, depending on when the site controller was manufactured - please contact Synapse Wireless for assistance if you find one of these devices.

4.0.1

January 13, 2017

New Features and Improvements

  • Multi-gateway support - connect up to 5 SimplySNAP gateways into a single lighting control system
  • User interface now organized by zones - based on user feedback, browsing lights and sensors is now organized by zones
  • 7-day schedule has been replaced with a full calendar - schedule single or recurring events 5+ years in the future
  • Scene transitions can now be scheduled on the calendar - calendar events can now use scenes to change the behaviors on multiple zones all at once
  • Audit Log - track which users, which scheduled events, or which switches and sensors have affected the lighting control
  • Support for TL7's external sensor - the TL7 controller's external sensor can now be commissioned to control a behavior
  • Support for the DIM10-110
  • Support for the DIM10-104
  • Support for second sensor on DIM10-250-11 - the DIM10-250-11 will now support a second low-voltage sensor; please contact Synapse Wireless Support for the proper wiring diagram
  • Lights can now be in up to 20 zones, plus zone All
  • New default value for initial light level - based on user feedback, each light's initial level defaults to 100% rather than 80% as before
  • Live sensor data in UI - the devices and zones page will now show the status of each sensor in the system (for example, to see if a photocell is sensing daylight or not)
  • LEDs now blink during upgrade - LEDs on the Site Controller will blink continuously until the upgrade has fully completed
  • Configuration enhancements:
    • Static IP address configuration
    • Network settings validation
    • NTP configuration (NTP is now enabled by default)
    • Users are now required to change their passwords after the first login
    • Enable or disable remote support access
    • Restore default mesh network settings
  • New Help Menu - includes online help, offline help, release notes, and End User License Agreement
  • Security updates - please contact Synapse Wireless for more information about the security content of this release
  • Other desktop and mobile usability improvements throughout the system

No Longer Supported

  • The previous zone power graph has been removed. The power graph is still available for individual lights. A new & improved zone power graph will be included in a future release.
  • Any lights or integrated sensors added as the DIM10-087-04 type to the Synapse Wireless theme will be automatically deleted when upgrading to 4.0

Resolved Issues

  • Accessing Light Details from map view now displays the full set of details

Upgrade Guidance

  • Synapse Wireless recommends upgrading existing systems to 3.1 and then to 3.3 prior to installing this upgrade.
  • Power must not be removed during the upgrade process. Take any necessary precautions to insure uninterupted power to the site controller.
  • Rebooting the gateway after upgrading is recommended to take advantage of new settings, features, and security improvements.

Known Issues

  • When adding lights to zones within the Zone page, the lights won't immediately follow the Zone's behavior if the behavior is set to On, Off, or Dimmer. To correct this, you can edit the Zone and then save again. This will ensure the Zone behavior is sent to the lights.
  • When adding/removing lights from or editing the details of a zone from the Zone page, complex behaviors (i.e. not On, Off, Dimmer) will be applied when the changes are saved. Depending on the behavior configuration, this can lead to lights changing dim level.
  • The user may not be notified if the user login has expired and the browser window remains open.
  • Required Fields may no longer show on Add/Edit Light/Sensor/Zone pages.
  • Changing the Date & Time may not be reflected on Power Monitoring graph
  • If multiple administrators are commissioning a single site controller simultaneously, it is possible that they will each need to refresh their browser windows in order to see the others' work.
  • Enabling email notifications may fail, depending on when the unit was manufactured - please contact Synapse Wireless for assistance if you find one of these devices.
  • Upgrading using a USB flash drive may fail, depending on when the site controller was manufactured - please contact Synapse Wireless for assistance if you find one of these devices.
  • The Add/Edit Light page will not allow a user to configure more than 8 zones on a light. If a light already has more than 8 zones, a user will not be able to change what zones a light is in from the Add/Edit Light page.

3.3.2

October 6, 2016

New Features and Improvements

  • The system now supports up to 300 nodes on the network
  • You now have the ability to add multiple user accounts with four different roles (Admin, Manager, All Control, Scene Control)
  • Configurable Sensor Thresholds - you can now set the levels at which an alert is triggered for power readings
  • Emailed Alerts - you now have the ability to get alerts emailed to you! (Internet connection is required)
  • New controllers added:
    • AIM-121 controller support
    • Basic TL7 controller support
    • 0CF00-1RN controller support
  • Lights can now be added to a zone from the Add or Edit Zone page.
  • Behaviors with Switches now have a configurable 'OFF' level.
  • The LEDs on the site controller now show that the unit is powered or that the following operations are happening on the unit: System Upgrade, Username and Password Reset, Factory Reset.
  • Documented REST API (available upon request)
  • A programmable 5-button Switch is now supported.
  • Configuration and Admin Changes
    • Site controller name can now be set.
    • A Network Statistics page is now available.
    • You can now perform a factory reset of the Site Controller from the UI.
    • You can now upgrade the Site Controller's firmware from the UI.
    • You can now reboot the Site Controller from the UI.
    • System Uptime is now available.
    • Wi-Fi can now be enabled and disabled.
    • Wi-Fi SSID name and password can be changed.
  • Units with the DIM10-087-04 now have more information on the Light Details page.
  • A Default Fixture Threshold has been added for the All-Field fixture.
  • Fixture Types are populated on fixtures that have the fixture information.
  • Turbo mode is now enabled for mesh network.
  • Removed the Lock on the Scene page, replaced with Scene Control User Type
  • Can now use the GIF image type for floor plans
  • Storm Suppression on the Network Settings tab on the Config page is now renamed to Enhanced CRC
  • More Power Data shown on the Light Details page for the DIM10-250
  • More Power Data shown on the Light Details page for the DIM10-283
  • Login now forwards to the Devices and Zones page, instead of the Dashboard
  • Option to show the password when logging in, changing the password, and creating user accounts
  • The Light or Sensor name has been added to new alarms on the Alarms page.
  • Added incremental census
  • Census performance improvements
  • Other desktop and mobile usability improvements throughout the system.

Resolved Issues

  • When enabling encryption in 3.3.0, you could lose connection to the mesh network. If you need assistance resolving this issue after upgrading to 3.3.1, please contact Customer Support.
  • At power on, the DIM10-250V could initially fail to turn on the light
  • Changing gateway latitude/longitude location will now update the location on the map.
  • 5-button switch no longer reports disconnected after database upload.
  • Power Monitoring data is now visible from the UI for all models of the DIM10-250.

Upgrade Guidance

  • Synapse Wireless recommends upgrading existing systems to 3.1 prior to installing this upgrade.
  • Rebooting the site controller after an upgrade is highly recommended to take advantage of new settings, features, and security improvements.
  • Power must not be removed during the upgrade process. Take any necessary precautions to insure uninterupted power to the site controller.
  • For larger installations, the upgrade may take some time - please be patient.

Known Issues

  • The user may not be notified if the user login has expired and the browser windows remains open.
  • Required Fields may no longer show on Add/Edit Light/Sensor/Zone pages.
  • Changing the Date & Time may not be reflected on Power Monitoring graph.
  • Enabling email notifications may fail, depending on when the unit was manufactured - please contact for assistance if you receive an error message when attempting to enable email alerts.
  • Upgrading using USB flash drive may fail, depending on when the unit was manufactured - please contact for assistance if the USB upgrade fails.
  • When adding lights to zones within the Zone page, the lights won't immediately follow the Zone's behavior if the behavior is set to On, Off, or Dimmer. To correct this, you can edit the Zone and then save again. This will ensure the Zone behavior is sent to the lights.
  • If multiple administrators are commissioning a single site controller simultaneously, they may need to refresh their browser windows in order to see the others' work.
  • Fixture type is not supported by CSV import or export.

3.2.1

April 13, 2016

New Features and Improvements

  • The system now supports the SS-450 integrated Verizon cellular modem.
    • The system can connect to SSRA over a cellular connection.
    • The system will display modem information and connection status in the UI.
  • The system now supports the TL5-B1 twist-lock controller, with integrated photocell.
  • The system now supports the DIM10-281-21 lighting controller (formerly called the DIM10-280-21).
  • The system now supports the DIM10-283-20 lighting controller.
  • The DIM10-250-11 and DIM10-281-21 now support a pilot light output.
  • A floorplan or layout image can be overlaid on the Map page to aid in positioning lights.
  • Lights can now be repositioned directly from the Map page.
  • The Map page now "remembers" pan/zoom settings between page views.
  • The system now supports up to 300 nodes on the network.
  • Other desktop and mobile usability improvements throughout the system.
  • Security updates - please contact Synapse Wireless if you have any questions about the security content in this release.

Resolved Issues

  • The UI now always reports the current number of Alarms on the Alarms link regardless of which page a user is viewing.
  • A gateway that is booting up will now correctly get a DHCP lease on the first request if one is available.
  • The system now uses an faster and more reliable mechanism for sending configuration to controllers.

Upgrade Guidance

  • Synapse Wireless recommends upgrading existing systems to 3.1 prior to installing this upgrade.
  • Power must not be removed during the upgrade process. Take any necessary precautions to insure uninterupted power to the site controller.

Known Issues

  • Upgrading using USB flash drive may fail, depending on when the unit was manufactured - please contact Synapse Wireless for assistance if you find one of these devices.

3.1.0

February 10, 2016

New Features and Improvements

  • Existing calendar events can now be edited.
  • Calendar events are now shown based on the system time rather than on the browser's time.
  • The tiles on the Lights & Zones page now visually indicate if a zone is under the control of a behavior.
  • The system will now periodically verify that every light remains in the proper state.
  • Census progress now includes an incrementing count of controllers found.
  • The system will now display a message when a network upgrade is in progress, indicating some control events may be delayed.
  • Access to UI over Wi-Fi can now be through any URL name, not just the IP address.
  • The system now supports the DIM10-280-21 lighting controllers.
  • The system supports 250 nodes on the network.
  • The system can now perform parallel upgrades across the system.
  • Other usability improvements throughout the system
  • Please contact Synapse Wireless for questions regarding the security content in this release.

No Longer Supported

  • Solar noon has been removed as a schedule option - any events scheduled for solar noon will be set to actual noon (relative to the system's timezone). Offsets related to solar noon will be removed.

Resolved Issues

  • When upgrading from this release to a future release using a USB flash drive, the LEDs will now maintain a constant color (green = success, red = failure) until the USB drive is removed.
  • DIM10-087-00 controller will now default to the external antenna.
  • Offline map tiles may now be downloaded successfully in all regions.

Upgrade Guidance

  • If the site controller is running SimplySNAP Version 3.0, Synapse Wireless recommends that you run a Census before proceeding with the upgrade. You will need to wait for the Census to complete before proceeding with the upgrade.
  • Power must not be removed during the upgrade process. Take any necessary precautions to insure uninterupted power to the site controller.

Known Issues

  • Upgrading using USB flash drive may fail, depending on when the unit was manufactured - please contact Synapse Wireless for assistance if you find one of these devices.
  • If a light controller is not powered on when a zone change is made for that controller, the controller may not be updated with the new zone information.

3.0.2

December 4, 2015

New Features and Improvements

  • Scenes
  • Enhanced mesh network management, including:
    • Auto-discovery of unconfigured devices
    • Alarms for low wireless link quality to specific nodes
    • Faster and more reliable upgrades across the network
  • Offline maps
  • Support for 250 nodes
  • Increased default fail-on timeout from 5 minutes to 15 minutes
  • Increased timezone support

Resolved Issues

  • Multiple events scheduled to start at the same time do not work properly
  • Attempting to reset password using external button does not work (resolved in SimplySNAP 2.0)

Known Issues

  • Upgrading using USB flash drive may fail, depending on when the unit was manufactured - please contact Synapse Wireless for assistance if you find one of these devices.
  • Changing the latitude or longitude of the site controller after offline maps are downloaded and the device if offline results in inconsistent behavior.
  • Attempting to download offline map outside of North America may fail.