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The main properties that affect battery life are ‘Occupancy Hold Time’, ‘Report Time’, and the ‘Force Transmit’ properties. ‘Occupancy Hold Time’ is the first property you should adjust to increase battery life.  It defaults to a low value so it’s easy to... View Article

Solutions While there are a variety of problems to watch out for with wireless communications, there are relatively few solutions so we’ll start with those. Router / Repeaters – Adding a router/repeater is the most common solution to communication problems. Device... View Article

Wireless communication is the most significant drain on our device’s batteries so if there are problems causing extra communication it can reduce battery life. See Troubleshooting Article – Wireless Communication for more information.