HomeControl

A home automation system for your Raspberry PI and your Android smartphone.


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Install Android client




Setup devices


Now, you are at the point where you have successfully setup the server and you could connect with the client.

433 MHz devices

  • Select a room.
  • Enter a name.
  • Check the "Radio 443MHz" checkbox
  • Enter a code manually or ask the server to suggest the next free one.
  • Commands are not necessary at first. Except for scheduling they only make sense for infrared devices.
  • Setup a socket with the same code.

Infrared devices:

  • Select a room.
  • Enter a name. This name needs to be the same you specified in lircd.conf (see screenshot)!!!!
  • Check the "Infrared" checkbox
  • Click Commands -> Add
  • Enter a name. This would be something of your own choice.
  • Select infrared as carrier type.
  • For signal name: Enter what you named a command during lircd setup. E.g. "KEY_POWER" (see screenshot).
  • For command type: Select one of three things this does, power on / power off / anything else. That categorisation is necessary for scheduling.

Parameterized start of Android client



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