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Countdown timers, working on Homey V2


#1

Do you need countdown timers (zandlopers) for Homey try out the new Countdown timers app.

https://apps.athom.com/app/homey.countdown

It is also working on V2 and don’t use any settings!

# Countdown timer

With this app you can add countdown timers for Homey. With countdown timers you can for example start a timer for a certain amount of seconds when a motion-detection sensor detected motion and turn lights on. When the sensor detects motion again it sets the timer again. When the timer runs out you can turn off the lights.

No settings needed, just create a flow and start your timers. Easy and simple!

Flow support

Triggers

  • A specific timer has started
  • A specific timer has stopped
  • Any timer started
  • Any timer stopped

Conditions

  • Countdown timer is active / inactive

Actions

  • Start / update a countdown timer
  • Stop a countdown timer
  • Stop all countdown timers

#2

Thnx Jeroen for the app. Just fixed my timer flows with Homey v2


#3

Out of curiousity (and because I prefer to use the best :slight_smile:) How it that app compared to CountDown? https://apps.athom.com/app/nl.bevlogenheid.countdown


#4

Countdown is not working in Homey 2.0.0


#5

I can’t get the timers to work in V2. Should I be using the release or beta version of countdown timers?
I have flow triggered by a PIR that turns on the light and sets a timer called HallPIR to 6 seconds.
I have another flow triggered by a timer finished card but it never runs. I also tried a specific timer stopped card but still not working.


#6

I can’t get this one working on 2.0.

I can start the timer but I can’t create a flow based on “timer has stopped”.

As an example:
Flow 1: I have a motion sensor in one room, when someone enters the room and motion sensor is triggered I would like to start a 5 minute timer and turn on the ceiling lamp. So far so good, this works.

Flow 2: When above timer has stopped and no motion is detected I would like to turn off this ceiling lamp.
I have based the trigger on both “A specific timer has stopped” and “Any timer stopped”, condition is “motion is not detected” and action is “turn off ceiling lamp”.
Note: I have tried both with and without the “motion is not detected” as condition.


#7

Hey @Jeroen_Bos

I just installed it to start migrating the timers from the “Countdown” app to prepare for migrating to Homey 2.0. Does your app support the tags (to check if a timer runs or other use cases)?

Q1) How can we check if a timer runs or have an overview of the ones running. Imho in Homey 2.0 it can only be visualized with use of tags?

Q2) In the card “a timer is empty” there is no drop down list of available timers, is this done on purpose? You will have to know all timers by memory what is hard if you use a lot of timers (believe me we will use a lot of them :wink: )