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homebridge-revpidio

0.3.0 • Public • Published

Homebridge plugin for Revolution PIs digital I/O modules

This plugin provides HomeKit switches for the digital outputs of the RevPi DIO & RevPi DO. Additional the digital inputs can be configured as some type of sensor inpur.

Both digital outputs and inputs uses the type names of the digital outputs as setup in PiCtory.

Installation

  • Prepare RevPi core
  • Install homebridge
  • Install & Setup this plugin

You can skip the first 2 steps, if homebridge is already running on your RevPi core.

Prepare Revolution Pi

Install at least a jessie image on the Rev Pi core.

Remove old node.js:

sudo -i
apt-get remove nodered -y
apt-get remove nodejs nodejs-legacy -y
exit

Install node.js version manager. This will install node.js and npm.

curl -L https://git.io/n-install | bash

Create configuration in PiCtory

Install homebridge

The installation instructions can also be found here.

sudo apt-get install libavahi-compat-libdnssd-dev

sudo npm install -g --unsafe-perm homebridge

run homebridge using homebridge to check if it is correctly installed. The message "No plugins found. See the README for information on installing plugins." should appear.

Install & Setup RevPiDO plugin

Install plugin dependencie "RevPiModIO":

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install python3-revpimodio2

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

Install this plugin using: npm install -g homebridge-revpidio

Create or Update your hombridge configuration file. See sample_config.json or snippets below.

Configuration Digital Ouptuts

Configuration sample:

accessories : [
  {
    "accessory": "RevPiDO",
    "name": "A Light",
    "output_name": "O_3",
    "type": "light",
    "invert": false
  }
]

Fields:

  • "accessory": Must always be "RevPiDO" (required)
  • "name": Can be anything (required)
  • "output_name": type name of the digital output given in PiCtory (e.g. "O_1" for output 1). (required)
  • "type" : one of the following option ["switch", "light", "fan"] default: "switch"
  • "invert": true or false, output is logical inverted, optional default: false

Configuration Digital Inputs

Configuration sample:

accessories : [
  {
    "accessory": "RevPiDI",
    "name": "An Input",
    "input_name": "I_3",
    "type" : "motion",
    "invert": false
  }
]

Fields:

  • "accessory": Must always be "RevPiDI" (required)
  • "name": Can be anything (required)
  • "input_name": type name of the digital input given in PiCtory (e.g. "I_1" for input 1). (required)
  • "type" : one of the following option ["contact", "motion", "smoke", "leak", "occupancy", "button"*, "state"**, "doorbell"***] default: "contact"
  • "invert": true or false, input is logical inverted, optional default: false

*: Button with no state, e.g. trigger for a scene

**: Like a switch, this switch can not switche manually

***: currently not supported in iOS (may be in the future, use motion)

Configuration PiCore Info

To show the RevPi core temperatur use this accessory.

Configuration sample:

accessories : [
  {
    "accessory": "RevPiCore",
    "name": "My RevPi core"
  }
]

Fields:

  • "accessory": Must always be "RevPiCore" (required)
  • "name": Can be anything (required)

Contributions & Thanks

Special thanks for contributions:

install

npm i homebridge-revpidio

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