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    How To: Wifi RGB lamp with MQTT with alexa control

    More details to come: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijIrY3sSaD4

    the trick was to setup the devices in homeseer then make a group in the alexa app.

    Steps:
    Replace firmware on magichome controller with Tasmota
    Install Mosquitto on something
    Install plugins
    setup mcsmqtt
    setup devices
    discover devices via alexa
    create a group of the dim and colour devices in alexa
    enjoy


    Controller:
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    Plugins Used:
    mcsMQTT
    Homeseer Alexa

    Software used:
    Mosqitto:https://mosquitto.org/
    Tasmota: https://github.com/arendst/Sonoff-Tasmota



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    #2
    Others were having difficulty with Tasmota HUE emulation for RGB control. Is it Tasmota that is recognizing Alexa or is it the HS skill?

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      #3
      this is all being controlled by the homeseer skill . The trick was to use groups in alexa to make this talk to the Homeseer skill.
      HS3 Pro on Windows 8 64bit
      53 Z-wave nodes(46 devices, 7 remotes), 15 DS10a's, 10 ms16a's, 9 Oregon Sensors, W800, RFXCOMtrx433, Way2Call, 3 HSTouch Clients, 2xRussound CAS44, Global Cache GC100-12,10 Rollertrol blinds(+ zwave) ,3 Squeezebox Radios and 1 Squeezebox Boom,DMX Arduino via ethernet,Rain8Net,3x Echo Dot's


      Check out my electronics blog here:
      https://www.facebook.com/RaptorsIrrationalInventions

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