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RPi GPIO based Garage Door plugin for Homebridge


  1. Install homebridge using: npm install -g homebridge
  2. Install this plugin using: npm install -g homebridge-gpio-garagedoor
  3. Update your configuration file. See sample config.json snippet below.


Configuration sample:

   "accessories": [
    "accessory": "GPIOGarageDoor",
    "name": "Garage Door",
    "doorSwitchPin": 23,
    "doorSensorPin": 24,
    "isNCSensor": false,
    "doorOpensInSeconds": 14


  • "accessory": Must always be "GPIOGarageDoor" (required)
  • "name": Can be anything (required)
  • "doorSwitchPin": GPIO pin that is used to trigger the garage door switch (required)
  • "doorSensorPin": GPIO pin that is used to detect if the state of the garage door (required)
  • "isNCSensor": Specifies whether the door sensor is a Normally Closed (NC) type or Normally Open (NO) type (optional, default false NO)
  • "doorOpensInSeconds": Number of seconds for the garage door to open completely (required)