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Why is the Trådfri Remote obligatory for pairing bulbs with gateway if it uses Zigbee Light Link?

If I understood it correctly, Zigbee Light Link (ZLL) networks function without a coordinator node (as opposed to Zigbee Home Automation networks where it is mandatory). Before I learned that I ...
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Dimmable LED bulb

I am redesigning our bathroom and currently looking at two different light sources 12V LED spots with a dimmable LED driver (via 1kHz PWM) Some sort of chandelier with a E27 (bulb). I want the bulb ...
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Google Home: Setting RGB smart globes to colour-cycling 'scenes'

I have various brands of RGB smart globes (or 'smart bulbs') and LED strips, each with their own Android apps. I'm pleased to say that, these days, Google Home can set the brightness and colour—at ...
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How to program my own smart home with raspberrypi 3? [closed]

Hello smart home enthousiasts, I'm a software engineering student and I want to start a new project for myself. I really like smart home stuff, but I don't want anything to do with google or amazon. ...
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How to control an on/off switch with raspberry Pi 3(perhaps using Radio)

So I happen to know some python to turn lights on and off in rpi3. Also to automate my home I know how to use relay boards. But the problem is that I have one rpi3 and the light which I want to ...
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What is the easiest way to control with bunch of smart bulbs installed in a building?

My requirement is to install a set of smart bulbs in each room in an office building. "Neither remote control or motion sensors are options". That means either I have to use voice control or voice and ...
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How to factory reset non-colored IKEA Trådfri bulbs?

I have a couple of dimmable, but non-colored, IKEA lights. I have learned that the proper way to factory reset them is to turn them off and on again 6 times quickly. That worked for Trådfri lights I ...
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Build in light switches

We are building a home and I'm thinking to make the home a little smart. This by adding WiFi light switches and maybe a couple of other sensors. Now I'm looking for a light switch that can be build in ...
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Configure LightwaveRF smart dimmer

I have installed a one-gang LightwaveRF smart dimmer to an overhead light that contains 5 dimmable LED bulbs. Having gone through automatic calibration, the light turns on and off fine at full power. ...
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Discovering IOT Devices In Network Logs [closed]

How we can discover IoT Devices used within a network in Firewall Logs?. One of the way of discovering IOT devices is through mac address, but mac address is not available in log file. I have to work ...
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Smart lights for GU24 lamp fitting?

I'm currently using Philips Hue smart bulbs in most of my E26 sockets. However, many of the lighting fixtures in my home use a GU24 lamp fitting but Philips doesn't sell any bulbs that fit a GU24 ...
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How to track cause of unexpected lighting changes?

I'm using a Philips Hue system with lights in my living room and bedroom. I'm using a v2.0 bridge that integrates with Apple Homekit, and I use a mix of triggers in both the Hue app and Homekit ...
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Why are zigbee bulbs so underpowered?

Before switching to smart bulbs I had some pretty strong LED bulbs, which were super bright, and I was very happy with them. I think they were about 14w, maybe less maybe more. However, after looking ...
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Are underlying commands language-agnostic between smart speakers and IoT devices?

I'm an American who lives in Japan. I can speak Japanese reasonably well, but I normally keep my Google Home speakers and Google Assistant app set to U.S. English for ease of use. Now I'm thinking of ...
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Replacing two way light switches with smart switches

I am planning to replace two two-way switches that control one light with smart switches [that also have touch switch built in]. I want to keep the existing wiring and switch locations (i.e. hall ...
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How to reset a ESPurna LED bulb?

I have a LED smart bulb (probably a ESP8255 based one) flashed with ESPurna. It was configured to connect to my WiFi network and it does, but unfortunately I forgot the password to connect to it (it ...
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Smart light: change colour schedule

With Philips Hue or Yeelight you are able to create a schedule to turn on the light. I would like to set a timer to automatically change the light colour (i.e. before going to bed) only when the ...
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Which items work together for a smart home? (In Europe)

I'm trying to setup a smart home and I know that I need couple of plugs and 2 switch and some lamps. What I don't know is what extra do I need and how can I join them together? After some research, ...
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Can I use Xiaomi Smart Light Switch or other smart switches to control devices from other producers?

I'm trying to make my home smart and I am still in the first steps. I have some Yeelight smart bulbs and I want to add some smart plugs to control my old devices and some smart switches to control ...
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Understanding ZigBee Light Link protocol

I'm playing around with my Philips Hue and an AVR Raven but the packets displayed by Wireshark are not matching with the specification of Light Link v1. For example on scanning for lights, the device ...
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Does a battery-powered light switch exist to control a smart plug?

I have an apartment with no light switch or ceiling light for the living room. I have a lamp that's plugged into the wall. Because it's an apartment, I can't just install a physical light switch. All ...
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Do simple, wirelessly connected, but not battery powered switches exist?

I can’t find this despite lots of googling: I want to flip a switch in my living room and have every floor lamp turn on also. But I don’t need a remote, I don’t need internet connectivity, I don’t ...
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Is there any way to hide traditional light switches? [closed]

Because all my light switches are Wi-Fi connected, how would I remove my traditional light switches but still have easy access to turning on and off those wires so I don't always have to go to the ...
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How to get OSRAM Lightity ClientID and secret?

I have an OSRAM Lightify light and a bridge. I am able to operate the light operations using the OSRAM Lightify mobile application. OSRAM provides API support for controlling the light operations. I ...
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Do TP-Link bulbs provide any API support?

I have a TP-Link LB120 bulb and configured with Kasa app. Now I able to control the bulb using Kasa app. Like turn on, off, change the colour of the light etc. So I need to set up the same things via ...