Block Scene: Use the Wall Plug as night lamp during the night

Description

Bad dreams? Now it’s possible to automatically run FIBARO Wall-Plug as a subtle night-light in your kid’s room. With FIBARO system you can run its work automatically. When the motion is detected, it will be turning on for a 30 seconds during weekday’s nights, leaving the room lighted up with delicate and cozy glow.
 

Requirements

  • PC or Mac,
  • FIBARO Home Center Lite or Home Center 2,
  • FIBARO Wall Plug.

Result

Three scenes:

  • Two scenes with description of variable which determines the variable’s value:
  • Scene which will trigger the work of Wall Plug
  • 01

 

Step-by-step guide

 

Creating a variable

  1. Log in to your Home Center through the web browser.
  2. dodawanieprzezplugin0

  3. Select Scenes from the top menu.
  4. Scenes

  5. Click Add scene under the Scenes header located in the sidebar.
  6. Add_scene

  7. Click Add in Add scene using graphic blocks section.
  8. Graphic_blocks

  9. Now it’s time to create variable. It will determinate the interval of Wall Plug’s work. We want Wall Plug to work only at night, so the variable will obtain two values: day and night.
  10. Click on the plus icon, choose Variables and click on Add/Edit variables.
  11. 01

  12. Find Predefined variables and click on Add.
  13. Add

  14. Fill in form of the variable’s name and enter two values.
    In this case we’ll name it “dayornight” and assign it two values “day” and “night“. Click Save.
  15. 02

  16. New variable will be displayed on the list of variables.
  17. 03

 

Creating a first scene

  1. Create the first scene. It will describe conditions to set a value to variable.
  2. Select Scenes from the top menu.
  3. Scenes

  4. Click Add scene under the Scenes header located in the sidebar.
  5. Add_scene

  6. Click Add in Add scene using graphic blocks section.
  7. Graphic_blocks

  8. Create new triggering event – time block – and then Days of the week when you can choose days and time when variable will change it’s value to day.
  9. 04

  10. In this case from Monday to Friday at 7:30 AM. Set it and select a yellow “Then” block.
  11. Now select previously created variable – dayornight. Click on Variables and select it.
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  13. Now set a equal sign in yellow block and select “day” in green block.
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  15. Overall, the scene should like this:
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  17. Click on Save.
  18. save

  19. Name and assign it to the suitable room.
  20. Click on disc icon visible on the right bar to Save the scene.
  21. Save

 

Creating a second scene

This scene will have the same construction as first – it will differ only in values and set time.

  1. Select Scenes from the top menu.

    Scenes

  2. Click Add scene under the Scenes header located in the sidebar.

    Add_scene

  3. Click Add in Add scene using graphic blocks section.

    Graphic_blocks

  4. Create new triggering event – time block – and then Days of the week when you can choose days and time when variable will change it’s value to night.

    04

  5. In this case set from Monday to Friday at 23:15 (11:15 PM).

    09

  6. Select a yellow “Then” block.
    thenblock
  7. Now select previously created variable – dayornight. Click on Variables and select it.

    06

  8. Now set a equal sign in yellow block and select “night” in green block.

    10

  9. The whole scene looks like this:

    10a

  10. Click on Save.

    save

  11. Name and assign it to the suitable room.
  12. Click on disc icon visible on the right bar to Save the scene.

    Save

 

Creating a third scene

This scene describe conditions which have to be fulfilled in order to run Wall Plug at night.

  1. Select Scenes from the top menu.

    Scenes

  2. Click Add scene under the Scenes header located in the sidebar.

    Add_scene

  3. Click Add in Add scene using graphic blocks section.

    Graphic_blocks

  4. Set first condition to trigger the scene. Click the + (plus) icon, select Variables and find dayornight.

    06

  5. Now set a equal sign in yellow block and select “night” in green block.

    10

  6. Now you can set second triggering conditions. Click on and block:
  7. andblock

  8. Click the + (plus) icon, select Devices and find Motion Sensor.
  9. motion

  10. Change the operator to = (equal) and set the status to Breached.
  11. Now set action that will take place after triggered condition. Select Then block.

    thenblock

  12. Click the + (plus) icon, select Devices and find Wall Plug.

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  13. Change the operator to = (equal) and set the status to Turn On.

    12

  14. Set turning off of the device. Click on yellow andblock:
  15. andblock

  16. Select Wall Plug:
  17. Change the operator to = (equal) and set the status to Turn Off.
    Set delay timer (red block located next to action) to 30 seconds.
  18. turnoffwallplug

  19. Click on Save.

    save

  20. Name and assign it to the suitable room.
  21. Click on disc icon visible on the right bar to Save the scene.

    Save

 

Hints

  • Name the variable with name which explains it’s use. It will be much easier to operate it later.
  • You can also use created variable in other scenes.

 

March 30, 2017   4125    Use Cases    
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