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Offline lyz77

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I found the following link but it is meant for different brand/ module.

http://forum.arduino.cc/index.php?PHPSESSID=5iso19nmsm61k8gjpdafup1815&topic=153525.0

I am wondering if it is possible to control Livolo switch/ dimmer using RFXtrx? So far, I do not thing there is a plugin for it and since Livolo operates on 433.92MHz, have anyone manage to test and control it using Veralite with RFXtrx?

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Re: Have anyone tried to control Livolo switches/ dimmers using RFXtrx
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2014, 04:07:08 am »
Since Oct 2013 Livolo is supported by the RFXtrx433.
But all products supported by the RFXtrx433 are not yet implemented in the VERA plugin.

See the RFXtrx firmware history at http://www.rfxcom.com/Downloads

The latests additions are:
FW release 433_71    05-12-2013
    BLYSS transmit improved
    new version Rubicson stektermometer supported
    RGB controllers dx.com 130913 and 67412 added
    Revolt NC-5461 Funk-Energiekosten-Messger?t

FW release 433_70    11-11-2013
    Maverick ET-732 added
    Alecto SA30 added
    Oregon EW109 added
    Mertik Maxtrol G6R-H4T21-Z22 added

FW release 433_69    23-10-2013
    Siemens SF01 LF959RA50/LF259RB50/LF959RB50 transmit for extractor hood added
    Livolo transmit added

FW release 433_68    07-10-2013
    Lighting5 LWRF Colour commands added
    MDREMOTE LED dimmer added
    Alecto WS1200 added
    Byron SX Chime added

FW release 433_67    7-6-2013
    Conrad RSL2 added

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Re: Have anyone tried to control Livolo switches/ dimmers using RFXtrx
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2014, 10:29:39 pm »
Since Oct 2013 Livolo is supported by the RFXtrx433.
But all products supported by the RFXtrx433 are not yet implemented in the VERA plugin.

See the RFXtrx firmware history at http://www.rfxcom.com/Downloads

The latests additions are:
FW release 433_71    05-12-2013
    BLYSS transmit improved
    new version Rubicson stektermometer supported
    RGB controllers dx.com 130913 and 67412 added
    Revolt NC-5461 Funk-Energiekosten-Messger?t

FW release 433_70    11-11-2013
    Maverick ET-732 added
    Alecto SA30 added
    Oregon EW109 added
    Mertik Maxtrol G6R-H4T21-Z22 added

FW release 433_69    23-10-2013
    Siemens SF01 LF959RA50/LF259RB50/LF959RB50 transmit for extractor hood added
    Livolo transmit added

FW release 433_68    07-10-2013
    Lighting5 LWRF Colour commands added
    MDREMOTE LED dimmer added
    Alecto WS1200 added
    Byron SX Chime added

FW release 433_67    7-6-2013
    Conrad RSL2 added

Thanks for the info.

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Re: Have anyone tried to control Livolo switches/ dimmers using RFXtrx
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2014, 10:40:50 am »
I would be very interested in these if they have a transceiver in them not just a receiver like the LightwaveRF switches. The most annoying thing about LightwaverRF is the inability to report the state of the dimmers so you have no idea if someone has pushed the button or not. I would like to base scenes/actions on button presses.

These touch switches look great: http://www.aliexpress.com/item/Free-shpping-Livolo-VL-C302R-61-100-Hot-Sale-Ivory-White-Crystal-Glass-Panel-Wireless-Remote/354984914.html

And their price is awesome.

I have no idea how to contribute to the code for RFXtrx so I am at the developers mercy to see if they get added but as an option for the UK these look great.

Only reason i don't use wave is just how ugly big paddle switches made of plastic. Did see some glass ones that look like this but your looking at ?200 plus per dimmer.... not a price point i am willing to pay as i need about 30.

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Re: Have anyone tried to control Livolo switches/ dimmers using RFXtrx
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2014, 04:51:22 pm »
Note that the Livolo modules are also receive only and they don't transmit their status!

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Re: Have anyone tried to control Livolo switches/ dimmers using RFXtrx
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2014, 02:54:56 pm »
And the command protocol designed by Livolo looks really stupid.

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Re: Have anyone tried to control Livolo switches/ dimmers using RFXtrx
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2014, 10:19:29 am »
Hello I'm new and I'm looking a way to communicate with my switch Livolo Vera lite and my Rfxcom433 can you tell me if a new version of the plugin is compatible (eg apha 11)

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Re: Have anyone tried to control Livolo switches/ dimmers using RFXtrx
« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2014, 12:35:13 pm »
Note that the Livolo modules are also receive only and they don't transmit their status!

Hi Bert,

Hope you're well..

Do any of the Rfxtrx433 supported devices transmit their status?

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Re: Have anyone tried to control Livolo switches/ dimmers using RFXtrx
« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2014, 04:46:39 am »
Note that the Livolo modules are also receive only and they don't transmit their status!

Hi Bert,

Hope you're well..

Do any of the Rfxtrx433 supported devices transmit their status?

I believe the answer is "no".