Components Home Assistant "Broadlink IR Climate”

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Proconductor: Vassilis Panos
Availability: At Git repositoryHub
Category: software
Type: component (custom) Home Assistant
Implementation difficulties: medium / low

Broadlink  RM  Pro

CAUTION: THIS COMPONENT IS CONSIDERED OBSOLETE STARTING FROM FEBRUARY 2019.
THE CUSTOM COMPONENT HAS BEEN ISSUED AT ITS PLACE "SmartIR Climate"

The component "Broadlink IR Climate Component”Is an additional custom component for Home Assistant which allows you to configure at that HUB of the entity of type "Climate"Which in turn control, via physical infrared actuators Broadlink (RM Mini 3, RM PRO or similar models equipped with infrared / radio), Conditioners / inverter usually controlled via infrared remote control or radio frequency.

In essence this very simple component - combined with an actuator Broadlink - makes it easy to integrate into the profirst home automation based on personale HUB of non-native home automation devices, making them such. To this proPosito we recommend reading the page dedicated to domotization of what is not domotic.

Obviously, this type of implementation not only opens up the possibility to control these devices, but also to insert them in a wider range of features, such as trivially remote control and automation.

This component is updated cyclically with the availability of new infrared codes and new configuration files to treat them; Furthermore, this our card illustrates how to create them propri.

Being a "custom" component (so not included with Home Assistant), must be installed. Installation is very simple: just add the folder containing the component under the "custom_components" folder together with the folders containing the configuration files. A brief guide to installing additional components is available on site Home Assistant.

An example implementation (ie the domotisation of a traditional air conditioner) is the object of the present procast published in inDomus.

Household a traditional air conditioner with Broadlink e Home Assistant


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