Hive SLT6

ModelSLT6
VendorHive
DescriptionHeating thermostat remote control
Exposesbattery, linkquality
PictureHive SLT6

Notes

Pairing

  1. Remove the thermostat (SLT) from the wall and remove a battery to turn it off.
  2. Turn boiler off at the mains in order to turn off the hive receiver (SLR).
  3. Turn the boiler on and receiver.
  4. Hold down the central heating button for 10 seconds on the Hive receiver until light turns pink, then release.
  5. Hold down the central heating button again until the light turns amber with double flashing.
  6. Pair with Zigbee2mqtt using "Permit Join (all)".
  7. The amber double flash may change to a single flash.
  8. The receiver will be added to zigbee2mqtt. Rename it to something like "Hive Receiver".
  9. Replace the battery in the thermostat and allow to boot.
  10. Press and hold the menu and back buttons to factory reset the device. Allow the countdown to finish and release when you see the device information display followed by the 'Hive' logo, it will now enter pairing mode.
  11. In Zigbee2Mqtt use the dropdown arrow next to "Permit Join" to select the Hive receiver device you added earlier.
  12. Start pairing with the newly labelled "Permit join (Hive Receiver)" button.
  13. Wait around 30 seconds
  14. The thermostat should now pair to the boiler receiver. The amber light should turn green, and the thermostat will go through the getting started wizard.

Exposes

Battery (numeric)

Remaining battery in %. Value can be found in the published state on the battery property. It's not possible to read (/get) or write (/set) this value. The minimal value is 0 and the maximum value is 100. The unit of this value is %.

Linkquality (numeric)

Link quality (signal strength). Value can be found in the published state on the linkquality property. It's not possible to read (/get) or write (/set) this value. The minimal value is 0 and the maximum value is 255. The unit of this value is lqi.