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Release pimatic-raspbee@0.1.6

Hi again,
at least the one nasty plug is now also running propperly incl. all measurements (voltage, current, power, consumption).
I never saw such a wondering behaviour with a ZigBee device, but in the end it worked.
If one might run into similiar issues with the Tuya/Blitzwolf BW-SHP13, please have a look here:

One have to scroll down to the very bottom… ;-)

canedje created this issue in dresden-elektronik/deconz-rest-plugin open HEIMAN BW-SHP13 look a like is not showing powerconsumption #3788

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Everything that doesn't fit elsewhere
How to steer an motor?

What kind of engine do you want to control. Something similar to a windshield wiper motor?

In this case, you can use a non-potential multi-channel relay. Sonoff’s 4CH Pro (Or a little cheaper here.) with Tasmota firmware would be very suitable. You could then set up this 4CH as a shutter.

Another possibility would be the use of such a relay, without Tasmota. This would have to be controlled via GPIOs, e.g. from Rasperry. For this case the Homeduino-Plugin would be useful to control the GPIOs.
About rules you can prevent a simultaneous switching.

Or rather a stepper motor? In that case, I also found something at Tasmota.

Devices with Tasmota firmware can be communicated with via MQTT-Plugin.

Otherwise, no plugin for an engine is needed.

You are welcome to ask again when you know which variant you want to go.

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You have a cool idea about pimatic?
if / then / ELSE

Hello to all developers here, I know this post is already a few days old 😉. But are there still ambitions to make something like this possible? I think many other users would be happy about it. Unfortunately I can not estimate in the slightest what effort that would require.
But I could imagine that with something like this, pimatic will be safer for the future and there will be many new users as well.
Unfortunately, all those who have written here have been offline for a very long time.

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Here you will find good setup tutorials!
is there anyone using Nuki dooropener

The picture is just from my playground where I play around with some stuff. On my production system I have a light version running.

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Discussion about Hardware.
Homeduino with Arduino on NUC?

@thrusty Sound great.

Out of curiosity I have checked whether or not NuC provides for GPIO headers in general, and actually some models do!
If you have an applicable model suitable kernel drivers appear to be available for Linux and Windows. On Linux the gpio channels are logically mapped to io devices. There is a tech note which describes all the details including examples how the io states can changed using file system commands. However, this should be used with care as the electrical characteristic of the extension header may no be as robust as what it is with raspberry pi.

Here is a tech note for some older models. There may be more information on the Intel website for other models

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All about code

New plugin pimatic-assistant

You may add me to your heroku instance. But i assume there’s still some linked to my own google account needed. And for that i need to login to your Heroku instance and get a token?

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All about rules and script develpopment
How to control onkyo receiver

no, I didn’t, but it was actually a clean basic installation with a clean installation of the script with this lines
but i will set up a completely new system with pimtaic for testing

sudo apt install python3-pip
pip3 install
export PATH=${PATH}:/home/pi/.local/bin
onkyo --discover

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Please report bugs on github!

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