I have the following scheme for my garage door opener:


and I want to add a push button to this.

Is it enough to connect a push button just as any other button: GND to scheme's GND and PB to the other pin of the button?

(source: zwave.com.au)


Yes, You can simply connect an additional button between the PB and GND connections. Just make sure that all of the buttons used are momentary types that spring back to an open condition when not in use.

  • At this moment I only have 2 remote controls and I would really love a push button. – AdrianPop May 18 '15 at 12:51
  • This push button: amazon.com/LiftMaster-Garage-Openers-41A4166-Lighted/dp/… is a simple button that you push and gets back to initial position or remains pushed? – AdrianPop May 18 '15 at 12:52
  • Can I test this with a simple wire? Or I need some other components... – AdrianPop May 18 '15 at 13:32
  • The linked push button is a proper type momentary contact switch. Yes - you can test the button functionality by momentarily touching a wire between PB and GND. Note that the linked button has an internal LED that lights when the garage door opener is plugged in and the button is not pushed. Do not try to use more than one lighted button. If you add a 2nd parallel button it must be a contacts only button without the LED feature. (continued) – Michael Karas May 18 '15 at 15:02
  • (continued from above) The reason this is important is that if you put two or more lighted switches on one PB terminal the LEDs will load down the PB so it looks like the button is pressed all the time. – Michael Karas May 18 '15 at 15:02

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