Created At

Nov 20, 2018

Last Update

Nov 21, 2018

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HC 2

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INTRODUCTION

Philips HUE lighting brings colorful way of lighting experience. More about this lights you can find here https://www2.meethue.com/en-us Philips HUE AIO VD is All In One solution for HC2 owners to control Philips HUE lighting with support for all types of HUE lamps made by Philips and some other manufacturers.

PREREQUISITES

  • Fibaro Home Center 2 with firmware 4.120 or greater
  • Philips HUE bridge V1 (round) with firmware up to 01041302 (released 05/02/18) or
  • Philips HUE bridge V2 (square) with firmware up to 1809121051 (released 03/09/18)

FEATURES

  • Consists of two VD's: Philips HUE Preview VD which connects to Philips HUE bridge and downloads information of all lights and groups of lights and greatly simplifies installation of Philips HUE AIO VD that controls individual HUE bulbs or group of bulbs.
  • Philips HUE Preview VD has button for generating authorization username and for easy connection to Philips HUE bridge
  • Support for multiple HUE bridges and most of the Philips HUE bulbs including bulbs from other manufacturers that can be connected to HUE bridge.
  • HUE AIO VD recognizes different types of bulbs like multicolor, white ambience and dimmable and enables proper controls
  • Can control brightness, hue, saturation, color temperature and transition speed that can be set from instant to 10 seconds duration
  • Buttons to activate colorloop efect and Alerts
  • Multilanguage support with 27 languages included. VD's can use HC2 selected language or user can select any other available language. VD will be automatically translated to the selected language (visible after refreshing page on browser or refreshing network data on Fibaro mobile application)
  • Easy setup for VD icons that will also setup icons for all buttons and sliders of the VD. (on UHASTM compatible version is even more easier to setup VD icons with Icon Preview VD)
  • On HUE AIO VD user can setup separated on and off button or have on/off toggle button
  • Self adding of global variables needed and global variable data integrity checking
  • Automatic repair of global variables without user intervention
  • New approach to programming other code to control this VD enables future upgrades without needing to change that code. (See more about that in User Manual provided)

INSTALLATION

Please check provided User Manual where all steps are explained in detail

PACKAGE CONTENT

  • Philips HUE Preview VD v1.0 standalone
  • Philips HUE AIO VD v3.0 standalone
  • Icon pack Philips HUE E27 bulb indoor
  • Icon pack Philips HUE E27 bulb outdoor
  • Icon pack Philips HUE GU10 bulb indoor
  • Icon pack Philips HUE GU10 bulb outdoor
  • Icon pack Philips HUE LED strip indoor
  • User Manual v1.1 EN

CREDITS

Many thanks to BodyArt, gucio1234 and many other Fibaro forum users for help with testing, translations and user manual.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Permision to use, copy, modify and distribute this software and its documentation for educational, research, personal use and non-profit purposes, without fee and without a signed licencing agreement is hereby granted, provided that the copyright notice, with "Terms and conditions" and "Disclaimer" appear in all copies, modifications and distributions.

It is strictly forbidden to sell, rent, lease and/or lend this software for profit without prior consent from the Author.

DISCLAIMER

This software is provided by copyright owner "as is" and any express or implied warranties, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose are disclaimed. In no event shall the author and distributor be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement of substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this software, even if advised of the possibility of such damage.

Fibar Group S.A. and their employees are not responsible for support of the Nanoleaf Aurora VD. Please contact the author Sankotronic, on the Fibaro Forum, for any questions or support required.

LEGAL NOTICE

HUE is registered trademark of Philips Lighting Holding B.V. registered internationally.

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48423ec732396a5acd4b963a7b3239f8

Figured it out. Great job on the plug-in! P.S. I was mislead by official FIbaro Installation guide, which only says that downloaded file should be uploaded to Fibaro. Might want to add a note for newbs like me that the downloaded ZIP file needs to be extracted :)

48423ec732396a5acd4b963a7b3239f8

I am unable to upload the ZIP file to Fibaro HC2 v4.520 Getting error: Malformed vfib file

7b635c05edfc5dd0bc4db1c85ced81cd

Great VD

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Dear Fibaro users, if you find this VD useful to you then help me by voting and leaving comments. Thank you!

3845dec313337fa7c8c978f0601bbb2b

Zoran you are just AWESOME! amazing work. Thank you so much!

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