Created At

Nov 19, 2017

Last Update

Mar 17, 2020


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. The plugin can handle all partitions in the DSC Power Series Alarm.


Trigger that exist as of this version is:

  • breach/restore/tamper/alarm/fault 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 


  • ALL DSC Power Series panels are supported if you use the add-on card IT-100 serial card
  • If you use an Envisalink card, says it supports DSC PowerSeries (1555, 1555 MX, 1575, 5010 (832), 5020 (864), 1616, 1832, 1864)



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-3.7.lua 7d21c7f0770925cb4b140b684b38e4598b91b543
HC2_DSCengine-3.7.vfib cb37b42ba8cfa7510f703014346616492d56c017
HC2_DSCengine-QuickGuide.pdf 1554368ffad7d7f7e8bb08d5788c35b137a047cd
HC2_DSCengine-release_notes.txt cac647edce494bd71e129bc8c1a36dc5738344a4
HC2_DSCengine-LICENSE.txt 741e7dbd3d0f2f17edcc1b03ab8db68659ee33e2


And much more…

Hope you like it ! 

39 Comments,  Want to add comment please login

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


Working like a charm. Great work!


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


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


Hi, does this plugin support 4 partitions ?

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