Created At

Nov 19, 2017

Last Update

Jan 02, 2018


HC 2




The DSCengine VD plugin can send and receive events to and from your DSC Power Series alarm on to global variables and VD labels to be used as triggers in scenes.


Trigger that exist as of this version is:

  • breach/restore/tamper of all zones
  • AC power status in your house
  • Panel battery status
  • Alarm ARMING status
  • Partiton is in alarm
  • And much more….


The DSCengine integration VD also can:

  • Send codes to arm the DSC alarm to the status you wish. AWAY, STAY, ZERO-ENTRY-AWAY, ZERO-ENTRY-STAY
  • ARM and  DISARM the alarm remotely
  • You will see what user that armed or disarmed the DSC alarm
  • It will handle the system even if you have more than one partition
  • A lot more is logged than what there are scene triggers for
  • It can send _very_ detailed logs to a syslog server if you set up one. 
  • Send arbitrary key pad events. See example section in the attached PDF

It has 4 auto created sub devices when starting the service:

  • A presentation device that shows arming status, live zone status as well as AC power status and more
  • A Partition1 management device that shows partition status. It also give the possibility to ARM, DISARM, ARM STAY plus have panic buttons.
  • A Partition 2 device (optional. Created if a variable is set) that is similar to the Partition 1 device except no panic buttons.
  • A log device. Auto created. This show a history log



  • Described in HC2_DSCengine-QuickGuide.pdf 



This integration VD requires one or the other of the following:

  • An EnvisaLink card inserted into your DSC Power Series alarm
  • Global Cache iTach Flex with Flex Link RS232 Serial cable + DSC IT-100 serial card




File name SHA1 checksum
HC2_DSCengine-3.0.lua 2489858653a3bcdd2cfad699b82952f2a8e02aee
HC2_DSCengine-3.0.vfib 4745d2813dc9bc5776feb9ed6e3815d831b3e066
HC2_DSCengine-QuickGuide.pdf 3703e660074bebd667c8a00d67bd6f794c553030
HC2_DSCengine-release_notes.txt cc1027934eca3f0a8df789aae15308a7da48ef7b
HC2_DSCengine-LICENSE.txt 741e7dbd3d0f2f17edcc1b03ab8db68659ee33e2


And much more…

Hope you like it ! 

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Never got the Fibaro DSC plugin working, this one works great.


Works very well, and also recommend it over the inbuilt fibaro DSC plugin


Working like a charm. Great work!


Very powerful VD for integrating the DSC alarm into Fibaro HC2 system. Recommend it over the standard Fibaro DSC pluging

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