Skip navigation
So, just to set the scene. I had dimmed the lights, got a cool one out of the fridge and sat down to watch a film. I said "Ok Google, Turn Movie Mode On", the notification came up on my Living Room Kodi, telling me movie mode was on. But no Lights?   My first thought being the power cable had come loose as it was a cheap usb cable with the connector cut off and put into a screw terminal, but it wasn't. I tried the tried and tested method of unplugging and plugging it back in, waited a seco ...
I decided today to try and work on the programming for the Party Ball. I had already written a c++ program to decode the MQTT messages and am using the LED Controller from MK Smart House as a basis for the code. I wanted to keep the MQTT commands relatively simple, and easy to decode in software, this is the list I decided on. I am also going to try and keep this standard throughout my projects using my openhab server to try and keep things simpler.   MQTT Command Description A Auto Mode ...