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    node-red-contrib-local-alexa-devices

    0.1.9 • Public • Published

    node-red-contrib-local-alexa-devices

    Alexa controlled Node-Red nodes supporting latest Amazon Echo devices

    NO Alexa Skills required.

    NO cloud dependencies.

    Installation

    Install from your Node-RED Manage Palette

    or

    Install using npm

    $ npm install node-red-contrib-local-alexa-devices
    

    How to use

    • Add Amazon Echo Hub node your flow
    • Add multiple Amazon Echo Device nodes linked to Amazon Echo Hub node Note: Use unique names for device nodes. Alexa will use the node name to manage your smart device
    • Ask "Alexa, discover devices" or start the discover procedure from the Alexa mobile app

    Usage screenshot

    Features

    • Turning on/off
    • Dimming
    • Setting the light color

    Supported devices

    • Amazon Echo 2nd generation
    • Amazon Echo Plus 2nd generation
    • Amazon Echo Dot 1st, 2nd and 3rd generations

    Example Alexa commands

    • Alexa, turn on/off {device}
    • Alexa, switch on/off {device}
    • Alexa, set {device} to 50%
    • Alexa, turn my {device} light green
    • Alexa, set the {device} light to orange
    • Alexa, make the {device} warmer
    • Alexa, brighten {device} to 60 percent
    • Alexa, dim the {device} lights

    Requirements

    Amazon Echo Hub node is starting a service listening on port 80 which requires Node-Red process to be started with root user.

    No additional settings are needed if Node-Red is started as Home Assistant add-on

    Troubleshooting

    Detailed troubleshooting instructions can be found on the Wiki

    Bugs and feature requests

    Please create an issue in GitHub

    Install

    npm i node-red-contrib-local-alexa-devices

    DownloadsWeekly Downloads

    20

    Version

    0.1.9

    License

    MIT

    Unpacked Size

    145 kB

    Total Files

    17

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    Collaborators

    • icynatorhd