Search found 6 matches

by klf
Tue Apr 27, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: Project Profiles
Topic: Whole house LumenCache install - Eastern Colorado
Replies: 7
Views: 6104

Re: Whole house LumenCache install - Eastern Colorado

Here are some comments about how we interfaced LumenCache with Home Assistant. Larry already had a working install of Home Assistant OS on a Raspberry Pi. This install was also running Node-Red and an MQTT broker. We imported the flows into Node-Red from my latest "Using MQTT-Node-Red to communicate...
by klf
Tue Mar 16, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: News, Events, New Products, and Introductions
Topic: Product specifications, Introduction Documents, and Part Numbers
Replies: 4
Views: 6851

Re: Product specifications, Introduction Documents, and Part Numbers

Here are some of my observations, after now having some experience with the 180702.05 firmware and new keypads. 1. The protocol document states "Each L2-DM has an “ID” number from 0..240." Some references in the the document refer to ID 239 as being the high end of the IDs: "Up to 239 devices can co...
by klf
Mon Mar 01, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Integrating with Control Systems and Gateways
Topic: Using MQTT-Node-Red to communicate with LumenCache
Replies: 3
Views: 4425

Re: Using MQTT-Node-Red to communicate with LumenCache

Attached are Node-Red Flow JSONs and an MQTT messages document updated to the 01020110.0 LumenCache LibRE Control Protocol (2021-01-15).pdf spec. http://smart-e.lighting/forum/download/file.php?id=128&sid=fb4113533d26801b42ab891ee4e6a3e8 http://anaturalpathtowellness.com/content/images/smart-e-light...
by klf
Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:26 pm
Forum: Integrating with Control Systems and Gateways
Topic: Using MQTT-Node-Red to communicate with LumenCache
Replies: 3
Views: 4425

Using MQTT-Node-Red to communicate with LumenCache

After investigating various home automation (HA) software platforms, I decided I wanted to provide a message based interface to the Lumencache serial interface for my project. This would allow me to take my time deciding on the HA platform and give me some flexibility in evaluating and switching pla...
by klf
Tue Nov 17, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Project Profiles
Topic: Whole House LumenCache Lighting System - SouthWest Ohio
Replies: 1
Views: 2746

Whole House LumenCache Lighting System - SouthWest Ohio

Here are some photos of our home with lighting powered by LumenCache. My goal with the system was energy/cost efficiency for the lighting with eventual use of smart home automation software for control. Installed system components: 3 Wall Enclosures, 6 Fans 3 AC/DC Power Supply/Battery Charger 600W ...
by klf
Mon Oct 19, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: News, Events, New Products, and Introductions
Topic: Ken Fickas Introduction
Replies: 1
Views: 2770

Ken Fickas Introduction

Hello my name is Ken Fickas. My wife and I have downsized to a new home in an agri-community in Morrow, OH. (near Cincinnati) . This is a community that surrounds a working organic farm which provides food to the homeowners. As part of the goal of energy efficiency for the new home build, we have im...