node-red-node-blink1

A Node-RED node to control a Thingm Blink(1)

node-red-node-blink1

A Node-RED node to control a Thingm Blink(1) LED.

As the blink1 is a USB HID device you may need some extra hardware libraries as documented here and here.

Specifically Ubuntu/Debian/Raspbian user may need to

sudo apt-get install libusb-1.0-0.dev.

Run the following command in the user directory of your Node-RED install. This is usually ~/.node-red

npm install node-red-node-blink1

Sends the msg.payload to a Thingm Blink(1) LED device. The payload can be any of the following:

  • a three part csv string of r,g,b - e.g. red is 255,0,0
  • a hex colour #rrggbb - e.g. green is #00FF00
  • a @cheerlights colour name - e.g. blue

The @cheerlights colours are - red, amber, green, blue, cyan, magenta, yellow, orange, pink, purple, white, warmwhite, black