Another automated room

This one has been on my mind for a long time.

Its time for another automated room thanks to IKEA Tradfri. this time its the livingroom lights.

I have had this idea for a long time laying around already and today I got the green-light from my wife :D

When we where at IKEA I bought myself a few tradfri lights, after that I have installed them directly when I got the time and setup the automations. With a good TV and a good soundbar I also want the full movies experience, as soon as the TV starts the lights dimm to their minimum (only when turned on already). And when the TV shuts down, the lamps turn on again.

Also I was having a wireless aqara double key switch which I now use to turn on and off the lights in the living room.

Next to me on the bedstand I have another switch, which already turned off the fan in the bathroom, this button no also turns off the living room lights in case I have forgot to turn them off (and if the phone is too far away).

So in short, this is the third room I have now automated and functional, I will see if the wife thinks that this is an improvement or not, but automations can (and will be) changed if needed.

I will keep you all posted.

Jasper van Rijbroek

Jasper van Rijbroek

I'm a PHP and NodeJS developer who was born in Amsterdam, NL but now lives in beautiful Valencia, Spain. I work remotely full-time and enjoy blogging about everything related to this wonderful country. Let me know if you have any questions about Spain - I'd be more than happy to help!

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