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10. September 2016

Fibaro RGBW in a pendent light or the Wofi LED Ring for modern living

The RGBW Module by Fibaro is able to actuate way more than just the LED Stripes from the home improvement center. This way your modern lamps become smart.

I really have not been blogging that much on siio lately. This was not because I was on vacation, but because I moved with bag and baggage and Smart Home. But 2x Daniel (Daniel König and Daniel Böber), as well as Gabriel, alias AlphaX2, Kevin, and Hamashi entertained you pretty well during that time.

My new home is an old mill with course of a stream and mill wheel, which after a structural restoration now provides modern apartments. This also means much space for my toys :-) I decided to show you a [...]

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20. November 2015

Synchronizing (Z-Wave) LED Stripes via Fibaro RGB Module

If you are using several Fibaro RGB Modules, it makes sense to control them synchronously. This is a small LUA script for the Fibaro Home Center 2, which solves exactly that.

Meanwhile, I am already using three Fibaro RGB Modules in our living room with open American-style kitchen that control an LED stripe in the kitchen, an LED stripe behind the banister, and an LED Wi-Fi light. Due to the fact that I feel penetrated from my own apartment, when all LEDs have a different color, a solution had to be found.


LED Staircase lighting purple ©crissxcross

With the following LUA script, as many LED stripes as [...]

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1. July 2015

The Philips Hue becomes Ambilight on Amazon Fire TV

Hui – the Hue becomes the Ambilight with Kodi on Amazon Fire TV. This is how it works …

10 year smoke sensor
The Z-Wave system also gets a 10-year functioning smoke sensor
Z-Weather – Z-Wave presents energy self-sufficient anemometer
The Z-Wave Thermostat – Test: Devolo / Danfoss vs. Eurotronic Comet-Z
Almond+ (Plus) the touchscreen smart home router with Zigbee & Z-Wave in test
Belkin WeMo LED lights vs. Philips Hue
The innovation netatmo anemometer tested against Z-Weather
Fibaro HCL – Part 2: Home Center Lite Web UI & Apps
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Fibaro HCL vs. Homematic – Part 1: Fibaro HCL unboxing
Piper Camera – All-in-one smart home alarm system with Z-Wave